Episode 79 – August 6, 2017

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To start off August, we explore music for summertime.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Prelude

  • I. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso
  • II. Andante con moto e poco rubato
  • III. Allegro ben ritmato e deciso


Composer: George Gershwin
Organist: Peter Stoltzfus Berton
Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective, Vol 15 – JAV JAV126
Organ: 1921 IV/70 EM Skinner, United Congregational Church, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

Title: Pi├Ęces de Fantaisie, Suite no. 2 op. 53 – III. Hymne au Soleil
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Douglas Cleveland
Album: Douglas Cleveland plays Rockefeller Chapel – Loft LRCD-1118
Organ: 1928 IV/132 EM Skinner/Schantz, University of Chicago, Rockefeller Chapel, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Title: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?
Composer: Nils Lindberg
Organist: James Hicks
Album: Nordic Journey, Volume V – Pro Organo CD 7271
Organ: 2013 IV/72 Tostareds, Kalmar Cathedral, Kalmar, Sweden

Title: The Thunderstorms, op. 108
Composer: Thomas Philando Ryder
Organist: David Craighead
Album: The Last Rose of Summer and Other Things They Played – Gothic G49021
Organ: 1864 IV/64 E and GG Hook, Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Title: Grand Chorus with Thunder
Composer: Michel Corrette
Organist: David Britton
Album: Gargoyles and Chimeras: Exotic Works for Organ – Delos D/CD3077
Organ: 1987 III/85 Rosales, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland, Oregon, USA

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Title: Andante in D major
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Organist: John Scott
Album: Mendelssohn Music for Organ – Hyperion CDD22029
Organ: 1977 V/132 Willis/Mander, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, England

Title: Summer Fantasy
Composer: Sven-Ingvart Mikkelsen
Organist: James Hicks
Album: Nordic Journey, Volume V – Pro Organo CD 7271
Organ: 2013 IV/72 Tostareds, Kalmar Cathedral, Kalmar, Sweden