Episode 107 – February 18, 2018

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This week we go Baroque with music from the 17th and 18th centuries on organs both new and old.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

opening music
Title: Menuett from Flötenuhr
Composer: Franz Josef Haydn
Organist: Michael Dudman
Album: Sydney Opera House Organ Extravaganza – ABC 465 649-2
Organ: 1979 V/200 Sharp, Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
Title: 4 piezas para la Misa – I. Cantabile para organo al alzar en la Misa
Composer: José Lidón
Organist: Cherry Rhodes
Album: Cherry Rhodes at the Kimmel Center – Delos DE 3381
Organ: 2007 IV/124 Dobson, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Title: Prelude, Largo and Fugue in C (BWV 545)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: James Johnstone
Album: JS Bach Fantasias, Preludes and Fugues – Metronome MET CD 1095
Organ: 1555 III/44 Raphaëlis/Marcussen and Son, Roskilde Cathedral, Roskilde, Denmark
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Title: Sonata VII del Colonna (da Sonate per organo di caeji autorii)
Composer: Giulio Cesare Arresti
Organist: Walter Gatti
Album: L’influenza del profano nella musica organistica rinascimentale e barocca
Organ: 1750 I/10 Bonati/Marzi, Church of St. John the Baptist, Luserna San Giovanni, Italy
Title: Präludium C-dur (BuxWV 137)
Composer: Dieterich Buxtehude
Organist: Diane Meredith Belcher
Album: The Missouri Jewel – JAV 183
Organ: 2002 III/55 Quimby, William Jewel College, Gano Chapel, Liberty, Missouri, USA
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Title: Gelobet Seystu Jesu Christ (I)
Composer: Matthias Weckmann
Organist: Wolfgang Zerer
Album: Weckmann Organ Works, Vol 2 – Naxos 8.553850
Organ: 1693 IV/98 Schnitger/Kemper, St. Jacobi, Hamburg, Germany
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Title: Toccata prima
Composer: Sebastian Anton Scherer
Organist: Robert Parkins
Album: Iberian and South German Organ Music – Calcante CD036
Organ: 1997 II/21 Brombaugh, Duke University, Memorial Chapel, Durham, North Carolina, USA
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Title: Andante in B minor (BWV 528)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Marcus Sterk
Album: Helden-Music – Organum Classics OGM 281010
Organ: 2011 III/49 Metzler, Parsih Church of St. Jacob, Friedberg, Germany
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Title: Prelude and Fugue in D (BWV 532)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Graham Barber
Album: Great European Organs No 3 – Priory PRCD 221
Organ: 1986 IV/61 JW Walker, Albert Hall, Bolton, England
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