Episode 47 – December 25, 2016

This week ‘s show is an hour of music to help out your Christmas celebrations.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein
Playlist
Title: Hark! The herald angels sing (MENDELSSOHN) Ashbury Brass and Friends, Choir of St. Luke’s, Evanston
Composer: Richard Webster
Organist: Charles Snider
Album: Blow Ye the Trumpet in Zion – Advent Press
Organ: 1921 IV/59 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, St. Luke Episcopal Church, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Title: Variations on Adeste Fideles
Composer: Gaston Marie Dethier
Organist: John Walker
Album: Christmas Rediscovered – Pro Organo CD 7189
Organ: 1995 IV/105 Reuter, Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Away in a Manger
Composer: James R Murray
Organist: William Neil
Album: Noël – 25 Hymns of Christmas – MSR Classics MS 1153
Organ: 1968 IV/104 Aeolian-Skinner, National Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C., USA

Title: Postludium on In dulci jubilo
Composer: Leo Sowerby
Organist: William Partridge
Album: The Diocese of Missouri Sings for Christmas – CCC-1210
Organ: 1965 IV/70 Aeolian-Skinner, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Prelude on I Wonder As I Wander
Composer: Robert Hebble
Organist: Timothy Edward Smith
Album: Riverside 2001 – Pro Organo CD 7146
Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Rhapsodie sur des Noels
Composer: Eugène Gigout
Organist: Jack Mitchener
Album: Jack Mitchener Plays Christmas Organ Music – Raven OAR-936
Organ: 2001 III/78 CB Fisk, Oberlin College, Finney Chapel, Oberlin, Ohio, USA

Title: Gesu Bambino
Composer: Pietro Yon
Organist: Virgil Fox
Album: A Virgil Fox Christmas – EMI 7243 5 66088 2 5
Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248) Transcribed by R. Schaab
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Rachel Laurin
Album: Éternel Bach, Transcriptions for organ – Musicus MCD 331192
Organ: 1960 V/117 Beckerath, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Title: Sleigh Ride arr. Homas Tortter, Tom Shevlin, Trumpet
Composer: Leroy Anderson
Organist: Paul Walton
Album: Rejoice and Be Merry! – Regent REGCD 406
Organ: 1907 IV/66 Walker/Mander, Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, England

Title: Improvisation on Divinum Mysterium (plainsong)
Organist: Gerre Hancock
Album: Christmas Improvisations – Gothic G49109
Organ: 1956 IV/158 Aeolian-Skinner, St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue (Chancel), New York City, New York, USA

Title: Meditation on Silent Night
Composer: Robert Benjamin Dobey
Organist: Robert Benjamin Dobey
Album: In Sweetest Joy – Pro Organo CD 7175
Organ: 1996 II/23 Schoenstein, Grace Episcopal Church, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Joy To The Word
Organist: Robert Vickery
Album: Joy To The World – Carols for Brass, Chorus and Organ – Intersound CHD 1537
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