Episode 88 – October 8, 2017

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This week we hear more live performances from the 2017 St. Louis AGO Member’s Recital held on Monday, September 25. This was the opening program for the 2017-2018 season.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
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All recital works performed on the Gress-Miles organ of Webster Groves Presbyterian, recently enlarged by R.A. Colby and Robert Walker

Title: O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig (BWV 656)
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Organist: Earl Naylor

Title: Praeludium in C (BuxWV 137)
Composer: Dietrich Buxtehude
Organist: Wesley Kassulke

Title: Toccata from Plymouth Suite
Composer: Percy Whitlock
Organist: Ted Cronbaugh

Title: La cathédral engloutie
Composer: Claude Debussy
Organist: William Sullivan
Organ: 1923 IV/56 Kimball, Scottish Rite Auditorium, St. Louis, Missouri

Title: Le Cloître De Saint-Trophime À Arles
Composer: Eugéne Reuchsel
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: Promenades En Provence And Selections From Bouquet De France – Pro Organo CD 7112
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Wicks, St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Symphonie VI, op. 42 no. 2

  • III. Intermezzo/Allegro
  • IV. Cantabile
  • V. Finale Vivace

Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Timothy Jansen
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri