Episode 68 – May 21, 2017

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This week we again pick out some dates from the calendar of organ history.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Toccata in D major
Composer: Marcel Lanquetuit
Organist: Todd Gresick
Album: Todd Gresick at St Ita
Organ: 1951 IV/68 Wicks/Howells, St. Ita’s Catholic Church, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Title: Toccata Planyavska
Composer: Guy Bovet
Organist: Grant Edwards
Album: A Musical Feast – Pro Organo CD 7181
Organ: 1994 II/44 Bond, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Seattle, Washington, USA

Title: Sonata – II. Lento
Composer: Gerald Near
Organist: Jeremy Filsell
Album: Americana – Raven OAR-942
Organ: 1963 IV/186 EM Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner, National Cathedral, Washington, DC, USA

Title: This is The Day The Lord Hath Made, Choir of Christ Church, Cranbrook
Composer: Gerald Near
Organist: Leslie Wills
Album: My Spirit Sang All Day –
Organ: 1927 IV/110 EM Skinner/Mander, Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA

Title: Rienzi Overture
Composer: Richard Wagner
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Album: Restored To Glory – Regent REGCD265
Organ: 1837 V/112 Hill/Mander, Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England

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Title: Prelude On Old 113th
Composer: Gerald Near
Organist: James Warren
Album: How Brightly Shines the Morning Star – Regent REGCD164
Organ: 1962 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England

Title: Petite Pi├Ęce
Composer: Joseph Jongen
Organist: Frank Nowell
Album: Vesper Light – Contemplative Organ Music – Cygnus Records
Organ: 2001 II/17 Buzard, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Denver, Colorado, USA

Title: Turn back O man
Composer: Gustav Holst
Organist: Jonathan Hope
Choir: Choir of Winchester Cathedral
Album: A Winchester Remembrance – Regent REGCD437
Organ: 1851 IV/108 Willis/Harrison and Harrison, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England

Title: Sweet Hour of Prayer
Composer: William Bolcom
Organist: Martin Jean
Album: Martin Jean Plays the Valparaiso University Organ – Raven OAR 480
Organ: 1959 IV/101 Schlicker/Dobson, Valparaiso University Chapel, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA

Title: Free Fantasy on O Zion Haste and How Firm a Foundation
Composer: William Bolcom
Organist: William Ness
Album: Great Organs of Worcester –
Organ: 1961 IV/98 Reuter/Russel and Co., First Baptist Church, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA