Episode 92 – November 5, 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: Fragment From Drottningholm Music
Composer: Johan Helmich Roman
Organist: Janos Sebestyen
Album: Organ Meditation – Naxos 8.550791
Organ: 1989 II/30 Jehmlich, House of Arts, Szekszard, Hungary

Title: Sinfonia di chiesa
Composer: Johan Helmich Roman
Organist: John Kitchen
Album: Gaudeamus Igitur – Delphian DCD 34163
Organ: 1897 IV/62 Hope-Jones/Forth, McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Title: Konsertfantasi
Composer: Oskar Frederik Lindberg
Organist: James Hicks
Album: Nordic Journey, Volume V – Pro Organo CD 7271
Organ: 2013 IV/72 Tostareds, Kalmar Cathedral, Kalmar, Sweden

Composer: Fredrik Isaacsson
Organist: James Hicks
Album: Nordic Journey, Volume II – Pro Organo CD 7262
Organ: 2008 III/27 Åkerman and Lund, St. Johannes Church, Malmö, Sweden

Title: Finlandia
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: The Transcriber’s Art – Gothic
Organ: 1928 IV/197 EM Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Title: The Bells of Berghall Church Transcribed by John Klein
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Organist: James Hicks
Album: Nordic Journey, Volume VI – Pro Organo CD 7279
Organ: 2002 III/52 Gronlunds, St. Michael’s Church, Turku, Finland

Title: Trauermarsch
Composer: Johann Peter Emil Hartmann
Organist: Roland Muhr
Album: Orgel, marsch, marsch! – Motette MOT 13275
Organ: 1736 II/24 Fux, Klosterkirche (Marienkirche), Fürstenfeld, Germany

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Title: Organ Symphony no. 5 op. 171, Sinfonia Grande – III. Antiphone
Composer: Kjell Mørk Karlsen
Organist: James Hicks
Album: Nordic Journey, Volume V – Pro Organo CD 7271
Organ: 2013 IV/72 Tostareds, Kalmar Cathedral, Kalmar, Sweden

Title: Praetorius-Variationer – Variation 6, Finale
Composer: Jesper Madsen
Organist: Helge Gramstrup
Album: The Land Of The Living –
Organ: 1967 III/41 Andersen, Sankt Markus Kirke, Aarhus, Denmark

Title: Festmusikk
Composer: Mons Leidvin Takle
Organist: Christopher Herrick
Album: Organ Fireworks – XI – Hyperion CDA67577
Organ: 1992 IV/82 CB Fisk, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas, USA