Episode 6 – March 13, 2016

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This week we explore transcriptions, music for the orchestra and other instruments brought to life on the organ.

This episode has been underwritten by the St. Louis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist

Title: Overture to William Tell
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Transcriber: Edwin H. Lemare
Organist: Thomas Heywood
Album: Who Needs An Orchestra! – Pro Organo CD 7141
Organ: 1929 V/111 Hill, Norman and Beard, Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne Australia

Title: Concerto pour orgue en la mineur (BWV 593) d’aprés Vivaldi op. 3 no. 8 – I. Allegro
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Transcriber: Johann Sebastian Bach
Organist: Jean Guillou
Album: Jean Guillou, The Early Recordings, Vol 1 Disc 3 – Decca 480 2007
Organ: 1964 III/60 Kleuker, Luther Church, Berlin, Germany

Title: Totentanz
Composer: Franz Liszt
Transcriber: Stephen Tharp
Organist: Stephen Tharp
Recorded Live in Concert, July 18, 2013
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Moller/Wicks, Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Title: Allegro con Moto from Symphony No. 5
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Transcriber: Jens Korndoerfer
Organist: Jens Korndoerfer
Recored Live in Concert, July 25, 2013
Organ: Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Moller/Wicks, Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

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Title: Petit Poucet from Ma mere l’Oye
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Transcriber: Gaston Choisnel
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: The Transcriber’s Art – Gothic
Organ: 1928 IV/197 E.M. Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Title: Etude, op. 10 no. 12 in C minor “The Revolutionary”
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Transcriber: Cameron Carpenter
Organist: Cameron Carpenter
Album: Revolutionary – Telarc 80711
Organ: 2003 III Marshall and Ogletree, Trinity Wall Street, New York, New York