Episode 51 – January 22, 2017

This week we celebrate the birthday of Joseph Casavant, the first Casavant to build organs in Canada, and father of the two Casavant Brothers whose company is still building organs today.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
Playlist
Title: DeuxiZème Symphonie en ré mineur, op. 13 no. 2 – I. Praeludium circulaire
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Benjamin Waterhouse
Album: Widor – Complete Organ Symphonies – XXI XXI-CD 2 1720
Organ: 1885 IV/52 Casavant, Cathedral of St. Hyacinthe the Confessor, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada

Title: Ave Maria d’Arcadelt
Composer: Franz Liszt
Organist: Rachel Laurin
Album: Tresors de l’orgue – Fidelio FACD013
Organ: 1892 III/96 Casavant/Guilbault-Therien, Cathedral Notre-Dame, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Title: Prelude and Fugue in B-A-C-H
Composer: Franz Liszt
Organist: Timothy Jansen
Recorded for King of Instruments
Organ: 2013 III/79 Casavant, First Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood, Missouri

Title: Suite Breve – I. Prelude
I. Prelude
II. Impromptu
III. Fanfares
IV. Lament
V. Epilogue
Composer: Craig Phillips
Organist: Christopher Wells
Album: Fanfare: Christopher Wells plays the organ music of Craig Phillips – Pro Organo CD 7256
Organ: 2009 IV/88 Casavant, Christ Church Episcopal, Bronxville, New York, USA

Title: Prelude – Vision in flames
Composer: Akira Nishimura
Organist: Dong-ill Shin
Album: Envisionings – Pro Organo CD 7241
Organ: 1996 V/191 Casavant, Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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Title: Pie Jesu, Bernard Levasseur, Baritone
Composer: Andre Caplet
Organist: Jacques Boucher
Album: Priez Pour Paix – Eclectra ECCD-2062
Organ: 1915 IV/92 Casavant, Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Title: Paraphrase on the Te Deum
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: Janette Fishell
Album: Dupré Complete Works Vol 4 – Naxos 8.553919
Organ: 1986 III/85 Casavant, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee, USA