Episode 80 – August 13, 2017

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This week we explore organ music that comes in groups of threes.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Tonstucke, op. 22

  • I. Moderato – [ ] – Tempo I – Adagio
  • II. Allegretto
  • III. Allegretto con fuoco


Composer: Niels Gade
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: Tender is the North – Chandos CHAN 10581
Organ: 1962 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England

Title: Three Pieces

  • I. Piece Solonelle
  • II. Musette
  • III. Fugue


Composer: Jacques Ibert
Organist: Paul Derrett
Album: Organ Music from Coventry Cathedral – Amphion PHI CD 175
Organ: 1962 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England

Title: Trois petits préludes anglais

  • I. Bien allant, pluôt vif et très chantant
  • II. Récit d Cornet
  • III. Carillon de Westminster


Composer: Guy Bovet
Organist: Guy Bovet
Album: Bovet plays Bovet – MDG MDG 320 0675-2
Organ: 1993 III/63 Woehl, Church of St. Peter, Cuxhaven, Germany

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Title: Trio Sonata in D major (BWV 527) I. Andante
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: The English Connection – Pro Organo CD 7029
Organ: 1969 II/38 Mander, Westminster College Chapel, Fulton, Missouri, USA

Title: Trois Pièces pour Orgue

  • I. Prélude
  • II. Petit Canon
  • III. Iprovisation


Composer: Nadia Boulanger
Organist: Paul Jacobs
Album: Divine Redeemer – Naxos 8.573524
Organ: 2010 IV/116 Schantz, Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Trois Pièces pour Orgue

  • I. Prélude
  • II. Cantilène
  • III. Scherzando


Composer: Gabriel Pierné
Organist: Ian Tracey
Album: Bombarde! French Organ Classics – Chandos CHAN 9716
Organ: 1923 V/181 Willis, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England