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Episode 129 - July 22, 2018

Our final bank of D-named composers this week all come from America. Tune in and listen:
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist
Title: An English Suite

  • I. Voluntary for the Diapasons
  • II. Voluntary for the Cornet or Trumpet
  • III. Pastorale for the Flutes
  • Title: Variations on Wondrous Love (What Wondrous Love Is This)
    Composer: David Dahl
    Organist: Mark Brombaugh
    Album: The Organ Sings - Music of David Dahl - Raven OAR-953
    Organ: 1979 II/31 Brombaugh, Christ Church (Episcopal), Tacoma, Washington, USA

    Title: I Need Thee Every Hour
    Composer: Emma Lou Diemer
    Organist: Calvert Johnson
    Album: Go Tell It on the Mountain - Calcante CAL CD006
    Organ: 1990 II/21 Bosch, Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church, Young Harris, Georgia, USA

    Title: The Freese Collection>

  • I. Augenmusik
  • II. Lirio e amapola
  • III. La croix de foi

  • Composer: Pamela Decker
    Organist: Faythe Freese
    Album: The Freese Collection - Raven OAR-948
    Organ: 2008 IV/117 Schuke, Magdeburg Cathedral, Magdeburg, Germany

    Calendar
    Title: Five Pieces in Contemporary Notation - III. Gentle Piece
    Composer: Robin Dinda
    Organist: Katharine Pardee
    Album: The Syracuse Collection - American Public Media
    Organ: 1950 III/73 Holtkamp, Crouse Auditorium, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA

    Title: Cantilena
    Composer: Richard Wayne Dirksen
    Organist: Wilma Jensen
    Album: Pipedreams Premieres, Vol 2 - Pipedreams PD1003
    Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA

    Title: Fantasia in C minor, op. 21
    Composer: Henry Morton Dunham
    Organist: Steven Young
    Album: Henry Morton Dunham - A Boston Classic - AFKA SK-563
    Organ: 1947 IV/112 Aeolian-Skinner, Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts, USA