Episode 85 – September 17, 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 go to Japan and hear organs from that country.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
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: Symphonie no.7, op. 42 – II.Choral
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Michael Unger
Album: Michael Unger – Organ Recital – Naxos 8.572246
Organ: 1984 III/56 Marcussen and Son, Musashino Civic Cultural Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Title: IX.Dieu parmi nous (from La Nativié du Seigneur)
Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Organist: Michael Unger
Album: Michael Unger – Organ Recital – Naxos 8.572246
Organ: 1984 III/56 Marcussen and Son, Musashino Civic Cultural Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Title: Fer Heilige Franziskus von Paula auf den Wogen schreitend August 20, 2006, arr. Max Reger and Jens Korndörfer
Composer: Franz Liszt
Organist: Jens Korndörfer
Album: Jens Korndörfer Performs
Organ: IV/90 Kern, Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara, Sapporo, Japan

Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659)
Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 660)
Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 661)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Tomoko Miyamoto
Album: Great Organs of Japan Vol 1 – Bach at Ferris University – Loft LRCD1057
Organ: 1989 III/58 Taylor and Boody, Ferris University, Yokohama, Japan

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Title: Communion in F
Composer: Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Cathedral Echoes – Pro Organo CD 7232
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Wicks, St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Wass Gott thut das ist wohlgethan op. 93
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Hatsumi Miura
Album: Great Organs of Japan Vol 2 – Toccata! – Loft LRCD1058
Organ: 1998 III/87 CB Fisk, Minato Mirai Hall, Yokohama, Japan