Episode 94 – November 19, 2017

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This week you can prepare to be thankful with an hour jam-packed with organ music of the season.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist
Title: Sinfonia – Wir danken, dir, Gott, from cantata no. 29 Transcribed by Marcel Dupré
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Rachel Laurin
Album: Éternel Bach, Transcriptions for organ – Musicus MCD 331192
Organ: 1960 V/117 Beckerath, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Now thank we all our God – NUN DANKETT
Composer: Edwin T Childs
Organist: Brenda Portman
Album: All Might And Majesty – Hessed HMICD 3
Organ: 1992 III/54 Schantz, College Church, Wheaton, Illinois, USA

Title: Nun danket alle Gott (TWV 31 47-48)
Composer: Georg Philipp Telemann
Organist: Roberto Loreggian
Album: Telemann: Fugues, Overtures, Preludes and Suites – Brilliant Classics 94337
Organ: 2007 II/32 Zanin, Church of Sant’Antonio Abate, Padua, Italy

Title: Danket dem Herren, denn er ist sehr freundlich (BuxWV 181)
Composer: Dieterich Buxtehude
Organist: Simone Stella
Album: Buxtehude: Complete Organ Music – Brilliant Classics 94422
Organ: 2007 II/32 Zanin, Church of Sant’Antonio Abate, Padua, Italy
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Four Hymn Preludes – I. Kremser
Composer: Craig Phillips
Organist: Christopher Wells
Album: Fanfare: Christopher Wells plays the organ music of Craig Phillips – Pro Organo CD 7256
Organ: 2009 IV/88 Casavant, Christ Church Episcopal, Bronxville, New York, USA

Title: Thanksgiving
Composer: Charles Callahan
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Charles Callahan plays American Music at Sacred Heart, Tampa Florida – Pro Organo CD 2223
Organ: 1993 IV/54 Moller/Wicks, Sacred heart Catholic Church, Tampa, Florida, USA
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Title: Salem Sonata – I. …to thee our cordial thankfulness…
Composer: Dan Locklair
Organist: Peter Sykes
Album: Salem’s Large Tannenberg Organ Restored – Raven OAR 700
Organ: 1799 II/13 Tannenberg/Taylor and Boody, Frank L. Horton Museum, Salem, North Carolina, USA
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Title: Fantasy on a Hungarian Song of Thanksgiving, for four trombones and organ concertante, Labiale Trombone ensemble
Composer: Zsolt Gárdonyi
Organist: István Ruppert
Album: Hungarian Organ Music – Do-Lá DLCD 073, DLCD 175
Organ: 1990 III/41 Aquincum, Holy Ghost Church, Györ, Hungary
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Title: Give Thanks unto the Lord The Choirs of St. John’s Cathedral
Composer: Richard Wayne Dirksen
Organist: Eric Plutz
Album: Sing We Hallelujah – Delos DE3149
Organ: 1938 IV/96 Kimball, St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, Colorado, USA

Title: Nun danket alle Gott (BWV 657)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Kim Heindel
Album: Bach at Steinfeld – Gasparo GSCD-321
Organ: 1727 III/48 König/Weimbs, Steinfeld Abbey, Kall, Germany
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Title: Overture Nun danket alle Gott
Composer: Willem Hendrik Zwart
Organist: Peter Rottmann
Album: Die neue Hey-Orgel in der Kath Pfarrkirche Saint Johannes in Oberthulba – Hey-Orgelbau HB11900
Organ: 2002 III/37 Hey, Kath. Pfarrkirche St. Johannes, Oberthulba, Bavaria, Germany

Title: Nu la oss takke Gud
Composer: Egil Hovland
Organist: Rose J. Whitmore
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Recorded live on October 20, 2017

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Title: Salem Sonata – III. …we owe Thee thankfulness and praise…
Composer: Dan Locklair
Organist: Peter Sykes
Album: Salem’s Large Tannenberg Organ Restored – Raven OAR 700
Organ: 1799 II/13 Tannenberg/Taylor and Boody, Frank L. Horton Museum, Salem, North Carolina, USA
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Title: Choral Improvisation on Now Thank We All Our God
Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organist: Mary Preston
Album: Organ Odyssey – Reference RR-113
Organ: 1992 IV/82 CB Fisk, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
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