Episode 96 – December 3, 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 start the Liturgical year with music for the first season of Advent, and we go to France to hear music of Degrigny and Lebegue.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist
Title: Sleepers Wake! A Voice Is Calling (BWV 645)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Nicholas White
Album: The Amsterdam Bach – Pro Organo CD 7121
Organ: 1967 III/55 Beckerath, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Gerhard Weinberger
Album: Bach: Organ Works Vol 10 – Weinberger – CPO 999 756-2
Organ: 1730 III/59 Trost/Waltershausen, Stadtkirche, Waltershausen, Germany
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Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
Composer: WF Bach
Organist: Michael Christfried Winkler
Album: Orgelmusik zur Weihnacht – Berlin Classics BC 1038-2
Organ: 1729 II/20 Silbermann/Wegscheider, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Reinhardstgrimma, Germany
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Title: Trio super Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (BWV 660)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Peter Sykes
Album: Leipzig Chorales – Raven OAR 520
Organ: 1999 III/47 Noack, Langholtskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Title: Scherzo – Savior of the Nations, Come
Composer: Aaron Shows
Organist: Aaron Shows
Album: God With Us
Organ: 2007 IV/84 Cornel Zimmer, Canterbury School, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Title: Advent Song
Composer: Frank Speller
Organist: Frank Speller
Album: Spirited Fantasies – Pro Organo CD 7092
Organ: 1983 IV/53 Visser-Rowland, Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA

Title: O Come, Emmanuel – Where shall Wisdom be found? The Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge
Composer: Alan Bullard
Organist: Timothy Parsons
Album: O Come, Emmanuel – Regent REGCD 456
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England
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Title: Toccata on Veni Emmanuel
Composer: Adolphus Hailstork
Organist: John Walker
Album: Christmas Rediscovered – Pro Organo CD 7189
Organ: 1995 IV/105 Reuter, Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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Title: Two Advent Chorales, Macht hooch die Tür, die Tor macht weit, and Wie soll ich dich empfangen
Composer: Ernst Pepping
Organist: Larry Visser
Album: Historic Organs of Michigan – OHS OHS-95
Organ: 1985 III/54 Wilhelm, First Congregational Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Title: Récit de tierce en taille
Composer: Nicolas de Grigny
Organist: Jean Guillou
Album: The Great Organ of St Eustache – Dorian DOR-90134
Organ: 1988 V/147 van den Heuvel, St. Eustache, Paris, France
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Hymn D’orgue Veni Creator – Duo Chant sung by Fuma Sacra
Composer: Nicolas de Grigny
Organist: Scott Dettra
Album: Tongues of Fire – Pro Organo CD 7063
Organ: 1911 IV/325 Moller/Gress-Miles, Cadet’s Chapel, West Point, New York, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Offertoire in C
Composer: Nicolas-Antoine Lebègue
Organist: Joseph Payne
Album: Early French Organ Music, Vol 2 – Naxos 8.553215
Organ: 1985 IV/41 Bedient, St. Mark’s Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Premier livre d’orgue, Suite du 2ème ton – Cromhorne
Composer: Nicolas-Antoine Lebègue
Organist: Vincent Boucher
Album: Basilique-Cathédrale Saint-Cécile de Valleyfield – Fonovox VOX 7890-2
Organ: 1935 III/60 Casavant/Guilbault-Therien, Basilique-Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada
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Title: Hymne Veni Creator – Dialogue sur les Grandes Jeux
Composer: Nicolas de Grigny
Organist: Clyde Holloway
Album: Clyde Holloway plays the Rice University Fisk-Rosales Organ – Raven OAR 590
Organ: 1997 III/83 Fisk-Rosales, Rice University, Bates Concert Hall, Houston, Texas, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF