Episode 72 – June 18, 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.

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This week it’s organ plus one as we listen to works for organ and other instruments.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
Title: O Divine Redeemer!
Composer: Charles Gounod
Organist: Paul Jacobs
Soprano: Christine Brewer
Album: Divine Redeemer – Naxos 8.573524
Organ: 2010 IV/116 Schantz, Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Elsa’s Procession, from Lohengrin, arr. Conte
Composer: Richard Wagner
Organist: Peter Richard Conte
Flugelhorn: Andrew Ennis
Album: My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice – Gothic G-49294
Organ: 1904 VI/457 Los Angeles Art Organ, Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Sonate en Do Majeur – I. Largo Cantabile, IV. Allegro
Composer: Jean-Baptiste Loeillet
Organist: Dominique Joubert
Oboist: Jean-Yves Gicquel
Album: 17th And 18th Century European Oboe Music – Eclectra GJ-097
Organ: 1978 II/10 Giroud, Eglise St Jean l’Evangeliste (Choir organ), Grenoble, France

Title: Sonate I pour Saxophone Alto et Orgue – III. Humoresque
Composer: Denis Bédard
Organist: Jacques Boucher
Saxophone: Sophie Poulin de Courval
Album: Oeuvres pour Orgue et Saxophone – Société Métropolitaine du Disque SMD 227-1
Organ: 1918 III/36 Casavant, Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola, Cap-Saint-Ignace, Quebec, Canada

Title: Suite for Violin and Organ, op.166

  • Praeludium
  • Canzone
  • Allemande
  • Moto Perpetuo

Composer: Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
Organist: Szygmunt Strzep
Violinist: Elena Denisova
Album: Rheinberger Music for Violin and Organ – Arte Nova ANO 589650
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Title: Zwei Adagio, op. 39
Composer: Rudolph Bibl
Organist: Randall Swanson
Cellist: Donald Moline
Album: The Last Song of Summer – Romantic Music for Cello and Organ – Dorian DIS-80148
Organ: 1983 II/27 Casavant, St. Clement Church, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Title: Highland Cathedral
Composer: Uli Roever
Organist: Scott Bennett
Bagpipes: James Dillahey
Album: O For a Thousand Tongues – Pro Organo CD 7148
Organ: 1952 IV/68 Reuter, Grace Episcopal Church, Charleston, South Carolina, USA