Episode 61 – April 2, 2017

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This week we go to the North of England, to the largest Gothic Cathedral in Northern Europe to explore the York Minster legacy.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
Playlist
Title: Fantasy on Ton-y-Botel
Composer: T Tertius Noble
Organist: Allen Shaffer
Album: Rose Windows – Pro Organo CD 7154
Organ: 1963 III/77 Casavant/Letourneau, Christ and St. Luke’s Church, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Title: March from Concerto IV
Composer: Matthew Camidge
Organist: Elgin Clingaman
Album: Historic Organs of Michigan – OHS OHS-95
Organ: 1889 II/29 Granville Wood and Son, Pilgrim Church of Bethel, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Title: Overture to the Occasional Oratorio
Composer: G.F. Handel
Organist: John Scott Whiteley
Album: Sounds of York Minster – York CD 103
Organ: 1960 IV/103 JW Walker, York Minster, York, England

Title: Through the Day
Composer: Philip Moore
Organist: John Scott Whiteley
Album: Sounds of York Minster – York CD 103
Organ: 1960 IV/103 JW Walker, York Minster, York, England

Title: Legend, op. 79
Composer: Francis Jackson
Organist: Francis Jackson
Album: Francis Jackson York Minster Organ Recitals
Organ: 1960 IV/103 JW Walker, York Minster, York, England

Title: March in C, op. 109
Composer: Francis Jackson
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: Sounds of Francis Jackson – Lammas LAMM 127D
Organ: 1897 IV/66 Willis, St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Title: Jour De Fête aux Saintes-Maries de la Mer
Composer: Eugène Reuchsel
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: Promenades En Provence And Selections From Bouquet De France – Pro Organo CD 7112
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Wicks, St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Sonata in E-flat
Composer: Edward Bairstow
Organist: Francis Jackson
Album:
Edward Cuthbert Bairstow: The Complete Organ Works – Mirabilis MRCD 902
Organ: 1897 IV/66 Willis, St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland