Episode 105 – February 4, 2018

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We start off our second year of The King of Instruments and the month of February with Music from long ago in England.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Dr. Blow’s Voluntary
Composer: John Blow
Organist: Calvert Johnson
Album: Olde English – Calcante CD035
Organ: 1766 I/6 Byfield, Finchcocks Museum of Music, Kent, England
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Title: Ricercar no. 3 a 1 toni in D minor
Composer: Alessandro Poglietti
Organist: Gustav Leonhardt
Album: Historic Organs of Austria – Sony Classical SK 68262
Organ: 1636 III/56 Freundt, Basilica of Chorherrenstift, Klosterneuburg, Austria

Title: Voluntary in C, op. 5/1
Composer: John Stanley
Organist: Calvert Johnson
Album: Olde English – Calcante CD035
Organ: 1765 III/30 Byfield/Mander, St. Mary’s Rotherhithe, London, England
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Title: Fancy in Gamut Flatt
Composer: Orlando Gibbons
Organist: Paul Plummer
Album: The Organs of Eton College, Vol 1 – OxRecs OXCD-65
Organ: 1760 I/7 Snetzler/Harrison and Harrison, Snetzler Chamber Organ, Eton College, Windsor, England
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: The Ways Of Sion Do Mourn Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Composer: Michael Wise
Organist: Thomas Hewitt Jones
Album: Michael Wise: Sacred Choral Music – Delphian DCD 34041
Organ: 1980 II/32 Mander, University of Cambridge, Pembroke College Chapel, Cambridge, England
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Trumpet Voluntary in D, no. 1
Composer: William Boyce
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Album: A Shropshire Idyll – Regent REGDVD002
Organ: 1764 IV/52 Snetzler/JW Walker, St. Laurence’s Church, Ludlow, England
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Title: Concerto no. 1 in B-flat major, op. 7 – V. Organo ad libitum – Adagio, VI. BourrĂ©e – Allegro (HWV 306)
Composer: GF Handel
Organist: Simon Preston
Album: Handel Complete Organ Concertos – Arkiv 289 469 358-2
Organ: 1789 III/29 Green/Bird, St.John the Baptist, Armitage, England

Title: Largo, Allegro, Aria, and Two Variations arr. Thalben-Ball
Composer: Michael Christian Festing
Organist: Douglas Guest
Album: EMI Great Cathedral Organ Series, Vol 4 – Amphion PHI CD 163
Organ: 1937 IV/84 Harrison and Harrison, Westminster Abbey, London, England
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Title: Three settings of Clarifica Me Pater – III
Composer: William Byrd
Organist: Jonathan Ryan
Album: A Cathedral’s Voice – Raven OAR-941
Organ: 2011 III/55 Parkey, Cathedral of St. John Berchmans, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Title: Voluntary in A minor Introduction, Fugue – Allegro
Composer: James Nares
Organist: Robert Woolley
Album: Handel And His English Contemporaries – Regent REGCD382
Organ: 1766 II/20 Parker/Goetz and Gwynne, Church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas, Leatherhead, England