Episode 74 – July 2, 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

This week we celebrate Canada Day, albeit a day late.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing
Composer: Lynnwood Farnam
Organist: Gordon Turk
Album: Organ Echoes II
Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, USA

Title: Aus 36 Short Preludes and Postludes on Well-known Hymn Tunes – Rockingham
Composer: Healey Willan
Organist: Felix Hell
Album: Orgelgiganten – Organ ORG 7010 2
Organ: 1954 IV/154 Schantz, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Title: Chromatic Partita for organ
Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson
Organist: Maxine Thévenot
Album: Helmuth Wolff Opus 47 – Raven OAR-929
Organ: 2005 IV/84 Wolff, Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Title: Cortége Académique
Composer: Ernest MacMillan
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: Alfred Hollins And Friends – Regent REGCD 473
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Trois Pièces – Offertoire
Composer: Arthur Letondal
Organist: Jacques Boucher
Album: Six Organists at the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal
Organ: 1890 IV/122 Casavant, Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Title: Introduction, Passacaglia et Fugue
Composer: Healey Willan
Organist: David Baskeyfield
Album: David Baskeyfield – Oeuvres pour orgue – Atma Classique ACD2 2719
Organ: 1955 IV/119 Casavant, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Toronto, Canada

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Title: Premiére Suite – II. Duo
Composer: Andrew Ager
Organist: Maxine Thévenot
Album: Helmuth Wolff Opus 47 – Raven OAR-929
Organ: 2005 IV/84 Wolff, Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Title: Service in A-flat
Composer: Sarah MacDonald
Organist: Alexander Berry
Choir: Ely Cathedral Girls’ Choir
Album: To Be A Light – Regent REGCD 477
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England

Title: Prélude-Carillon from Suite for Organ
Composer: Amédée Tremblay
Organist: Isabelle Demers
Album: Bach, Bull and Bombardes – Pro Organo CD 7259
Organ: 2010 III/49 Murphy, St. Patrick’s Church, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA