Episode 89 – October 15, 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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In this Sunday’s show we celebrate the 125th birthday of British composer Herbert Howells. .

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist
Title: Sonata (no. 2) – I. Vivo, energico ed agitato
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: David Newsholme
Album: Howells from Salisbury – Regent REGCD407
Organ: 1877 IV/68 Willis, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, England

Title: All my hope on God is founded (Michael – A Fanfare Setting), Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: Stephen Cleobury
Album: Best Loved Hymns – EMI Classics CD-57026
Organ: 1934 IV/75 Harrison and Harrison, University of Cambridge, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England

Title: Psalm-Prelude, Set 2, No. 1
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: John Chappell Stowe
Album: The Wadsworth Organ – Ethereal ER-126
Organ: 1863 III/34 Wadsworth/Yaylor, St. James Catholic Church, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Service in D – Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Choir: Ely Cathedral Girls’ Choir
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: Alexander Berry
Album: To Be A Light – Regent REGCD 477
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England

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Title: Six Pieces For Organ – Preludio Sine Nomine
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: Graham Barber
Album: The Organ Music of Herbert Howells – Priory PRCD524
Organ: 1892 IV/67 Willis, The Cathedral Church of St. Mary the Virgin and St. Ethelbert the King, Hereford, England

Title: Master Tallis’ Testament
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: Mark Scholtz
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri
Recorded live in Concert, November 6, 2015

Title: Six Pieces For Organ – Saraband
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: Graham Barber
Album: The Organ Music of Herbert Howells – Priory PRCD524
Organ: 1892 IV/67 Willis, The Cathedral Church of St. Mary the Virgin and St. Ethelbert the King, Hereford, England

Title: Six Pieces for the Organ 6. Paean
Composer: Herbert Howells
Organist: Robert Benjamin Dobey
Album: Herbert Howells and the Organ: The 30s and 40s – Pro Organo CD 7005
Organ: 1892 III/48 Roosevelt/Schantz, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Syracuse, New York, USA