Episode 91 – October 29, 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 we remember Martin Luther as we near the 500th anniversary of the start of the protestant reformation.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist
Title: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God The Augustana Choir
Composer: Martin Luther
Organist: Bruce Bengtson
Album: Favorite Hymns from Augustana – Delta DRCD98-85454
Organ: 1991 II/45 Kilgen & Son/Noack, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport, Iowa, USA

Title: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (BuxWV 184)
Composer: Dieterich Buxtehude
Organist: J William Greene
Album: Buxtehude at Lynchburg – Pro Organo CD 7170
Organ: 1990 II/21 Taylor and Boody, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA

Title: A Mighty Fortress is Our God – Alio Modo
Composer: Timothy Albrecht
Organist: John Richardson
Album: Parkey OrganBuilders Demo
Organ: 2006 II/21 Parkey, Living Grace Lutheran Church, Tucker, Georgia, USA

Title: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir, op. 67 no. 3
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: Christopher Anderson
Album: Max Reger at SMU –
Organ: 2000 III/59 Aeolian-Skinner/JF Dupont, Perkins Chapel, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA

Title: Out of the depths have I cried unto thee
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: Janette Fishell
Album: Dupré Complete Works Vol 4 – Naxos 8.553919
Organ: 1986 III/85 Casavant, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Title: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir – manualiter (BWV 687)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Marie-Claire Alain
Album: Bach Complete works for Organ, Vol 7 – Erato 4509-96724-2
Organ: 1740 III/79 Schnitger/Ahrend, Martinikerk, Groningen, Netherlands

Title: Prelude and Fugue in E minor (BWV 548)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Piet Kee
Album: Piet Kee Plays Bach, Vol 2 – Chandos CHAN 0510
Organ: 1738 III/64 Muller/Marcussen and Son, Grote Kirk, Haarlem, Netherlands

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Title: Meditation
Composer: Áskell Másson
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: Iain Quinn Plays the Great Organ at Methuen – Raven OAR 360
Organ: 1947 IV/112 Aeolian-Skinner, Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts, USA

Title: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (Cantata BWV 80, Ein feste Burg ist under Gott), Empire Brass
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Douglas Major
Album: A Bach Festival for Brass and Organ – Angel/EMI Classics 0946 3 31544 2 1
Organ: 1963 IV/186 EM Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner, National Cathedral, Washington, DC, USA

Title: Reformation Variations – Ein’ feste Burg
Composer: Charles Callahan
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Hymns from the Heartland
Organ: 2007 III/60 Jamestown, St. Mary’s Church, Urbana, Ohio, USA