Episode 84 – September 10, 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 a few birthdays on the calendar.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Opening
Title: Marsch-Suite – Minuet
Composer: Henry Purcell
Organist: Roland Muhr
Album: Orgel, marsch, marsch! – Motette MOT 13275
Organ: 1736 II/24 Fux, Klosterkirche (Marienkirche), Fürstenfeld, Germany

Title: Marche Moderne, op. 2
Composer: Edwin H Lemare
Organist: Thomas Heywood
Album: Krazy Bout Kotzschmar! – Pro Organo CD 7236
Organ: 1927 V/102 Austin, The City Hall Auditorium, Portland, Maine, USA

Title: Trumpet Tune
Composer: Henry Purcell
Organist: Michael Murray
Album: The Great Organ at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City – Telarc CD80169
Organ: 1954 IV/139 Aeolian-Skinner, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA

Title: For The Double Organ (Voluntary in D minor)
Composer: Henry Purcell
Organist: George Edward Damp
Album: From Byrd To Britten: An English Organ Music Retrospective – Calcante CAL CD001
Organ: 1991 II/36 Buzard, Episcopal Chapel of St. John the Divine, Champaign, Illinois, USA

Title: Christ Is Made The Sure Foundation
Composer: Hymn
Organist: Scott Bennett
Album: O For a Thousand Tongues – Pro Organo CD 7148
Organ: 1952 IV/68 Reuter, Grace Episcopal Church, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Title: Concert Overture in C major
Composer: Alfred Hollins
Organist: Timothy Byram-Wigfield
Album: Alfred Hollins Organ Works – Delphian DCD34044
Organ: 1923 IV/50 Harrison and Harrison, Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland

Title: A Song of Sunshine
Composer: Alfred Hollins
Organist: Gereon Krahforst
Recorded live in concert, August 2013
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Wicks, St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten Transcription by Jean-François Noël, François Saint-Jean, Percussion
Composer: Arvo Pärt
Organist: Jacques Boucher
Album: Arvo Part – Oeuvres pour orgue et transcriptions – Société Métropolitaine du Disque SMD 228-1
Organ: 1960 V/117 Beckerath/Juget-Sinclair, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

calendar
Title: Prelude and Fugue in G major (BWV 541)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Masaaki Suzuki
Album: Masaaki Suzuki plays Bach Organ Works, Vol 2 – BIS 2241
Organ: 1983 IV/0 Marc Garnier, Shoin Women’s University Chapel, Kobe, Japan

Title: Allegretto From Organ Sonata in E-flat minor
Composer: Horatio Parker
Organist: Gillian Weir
Album: Scherzo – Koss D KCI0I3
Organ: 1965 III/58 Aeolian-Skinner, Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for Performing Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Concert Piece no. 1, op. 17 no. 2
Composer: Horatio Parker
Organist: Albert Ahlstrom
Album: Horatio Parker, 21 Organ Works – Raven OAR 340
Organ: 1895 II/38 Muller and Abel/Randolph, St. Joseph’s Church, New York City, New York, USA