Episode 110 – March 11, 2018

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For Today is the day our clocks spring forward, and while it’s not officially spring, yet, we’re bursting forth today with music for the season.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Mary Beth Wittry, Brent Johnson

Title: Echoes of Spring
Composer: Rudolph Friml
Organist: Jason Alden
Album: The Art of Two Manuals – Raven OAR 911
Organ: 2000 II/25 Reuter, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Rockwall, Texas, USA

Title: Taiwanese Suite – Hills In The Springtime
Composer: Chelsea Chen
Title: Melodies from Japan – Haruga Kita (Spring Has Come) Lewis Wong, Violin
Composer: Teiichi Okano
Organist: Chelsea Chen
Album: Eastern Treasures – Con Brio CBR21141
Organ: 2004 IV/45 Garland, Brentwood Trail Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Spring Song
Composer: Alfred Hollins
Organist: Paul Derrett
Album: Benchmarks Vol 6 Folkestone and Hythe – Benchmarks Records 806806CD
Organ: ca. 1870 III/22 Walker/Willis, St. Peter and St. Paul, Saltwood, England
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Chorale, Cantilena and Finale
Composer: William Lloyd Webber
Organist: Paul Derrett
Album: Benchmarks Vol 11 East Northamptonshire – Benchmarks Records 806811CD
Organ: 1875 IV/40 Hill and Son/Canter, United Reformed Church, Wellingborough, England

Title: Harmonies of Florence, op. 27 -Primavera
Composer: Seth Bingham
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: The Longwood Gardens Organ, Volume 1 – Direct-To-Tape DTR8305CD
Organ: 1929 IV/146 Aeolian, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Caprice in B-flat, op. 20 no. 3
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Jan Kraybill
Album: Organ Polychrome – Reference RR-133
Organ: 2011 IV/102 Casavant, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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Title: On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
Composer: Frederick Delius
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: The Transcriber’s Art – Gothic
Organ: 1928 IV/197 EM Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Title: Sonata no. 3 in G major, op. 88 – I. Pastorale
Composer: Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
Organist: Bruce Stevens
Album: Josef Rheinberger Organ Sonatas, Vol 1 – Raven OAR 140
Organ: 1871 III/55 E and GG Hook, St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Title: To Spring op. 43, no. 6
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Organist: Virgil Fox
Album: The Art Of Virgil Fox – EMI Classics CDM 5 65426 2 4
Organ: 1964 V/204 Aeolian-Skinner, Riverside Church, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Danse under åben himmel РI. Danses i forårsregnen (syren og guldredn)
Composer: Flemming Friis
Organist: Helge Gramstrup
Album: Contemporary Danish Organ Music – OTR CD1013
Organ: 1967 III/41 Andersen, Sankt Markus Kirke, Aarhus, Denmark