Episode 65, April 30, 2017

The King of Instruments is a one-hour show airing Sunday evenings at 6:00pm on the Radio Arts Foundation in St. Louis. It is a joint production of the St. Louis AGO and the Organ Media Foundation. Hear it in the St. Louis region on 107.3 FM, 96.3 HD2, or you can listen online from anywhere in the world via at rafstl.org.

Email us your questions, suggetstion, requests, and comments at koi@agostlouis.org

For the fifth Sunday of April we listen to some new CD releases

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
Playlist
Title: The Ride of the Valkyries transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare
Composer: Richard Wagner
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Frederick Hohman’s Great Organ Gala! – Pro Organ CD 7272
Organ: 1954 IV/151 Aeolian-Skinner/Quimby, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Quatre Pèlerinages en Lorraine, op. 30 – III. Basilique de Domremy – Fileuse (sur l’Alleluia de la fête de Saint Michel Archange)
Composer: Rachel Laurin
Organist: Brenda Portman
Album: Pilgrimages – Raven OAR-975
Organ: IV/88 Casavant, Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Title: Concerto in C major after Vivaldi (BWV 594) – I. & II. Recitativo, Allegro
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Masaaki Suzuki
Album: Masaaki Suzuki plays Bach Organ Works, Vol 2 – BIS 2241
Organ: 1983 IV/0 Marc Garnier, Shoin Women’s University Chapel, Kobe, Japan

Calendar
Two selections from the album Man from O.R.G.A.N. arranged and performed by Dick Hyman

Title: Millennial Countdown – Movement I
Composer: Dick Hyman
Organist: Benjamin Saunders
Album: Gracious Groove – Pro Organo CD 7269
Organ: 1904 IV/55 Norman and Beard/Klais, Leeds Cathedral, Leeds, England

Title: Variations on Shenandoah
Composer: Dick Hyman
Organist: Benjamin Saunders
Album: Gracious Groove – Pro Organo CD 7269
Organ: 1904 IV/55 Norman and Beard/Klais, Leeds Cathedral, Leeds, England

Title: Danse Diabolique
Composer: George Baker
Organist: Stephen Tharp
Album: The St James Recital – Acis APL31995
Organ: 2010 IV/78 Schoenstein, St. James Episcopal Church, New York, New York, USA