Episode 102 – January 14, 2018

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This week we continue with the letter A by listening to music of Austria.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Fantasia in F minor (K 608)
Composer: WA Mozart
Organist: John Scott
Album: On A Sunday Afternoon vol 7 – JAV JAV 167
Organ: 1963 IV/186 EM Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner, National Cathedral, Washington, DC, USA
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Title: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, op. post 7, no 1 and 2
Composer: Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: The Enlightenment Influence – Regent REGCD 476
Organ: 1975 III/61 Metzler, Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, England

Title: Präludium C-Dur
Composer: Anton Bruckner
Organist: Robert Kovács
Album: Die Symphonische Bruckner-Orgel Von St Florian – Spektral SRL4-08032
Organ: 1774 IV/118 Krismann/Kogler, Monastery of St. Florian, St. Florian, Austria
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Title: Poet and Peasant Overture Transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare
Composer: Franz von Suppé
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Lemare Affair IV – Pro Organo CD 7270
Organ: 1924 IV/81 Austin, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Title: Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, op. 214 transcribed by Thomas Heywood
Composer: Johann Strauss
Organist: Thomas Heywood
Album: Krazy Bout Kotzschmar! – Pro Organo CD 7236
Organ: 1927 V/102 Austin, The City Hall Auditorium, Portland, Maine, USA

Title: Adagio in C
Composer: WA Mozart
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Charles Callahan plays the organ of Saint Mary Church, Urbana, Ohio
Organ: 2007 III/60 Jamestown, St. Mary’s Church, Urbana, Ohio, USA

Title: Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich, Som lilliens hjerte kan holder I grøde
Composer: Anton Heiller
Organist: Mark Steinbach
Album: Organ Works of Anton Heiller – Loft LRCD-1116
Organ: 1962 IV/93 Beckerath/Taylor and Boody, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Toccata Reloaded
Composer: Peter Planyavsky
Organist: Peter Planyavsky
Album: Orgel Improvisation über die Toccata und Fugue d-moll – ORGANPromotion OP 8004
Organ: 2003 II/35 Rieger, Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus, Lockenhaus, Austria

Title: Toccata in C
Composer: Franz Schmidt
Organist: Marcus Sterk
Album: Portrait of the Link Organ in Neuburg on the Danube – Organum Classics OGR 220019
Organ: 1997 III/47 Link, Parish Church of the Holy Ghost, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
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