Episode 111 – March 18, 2018

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: Fantasia and Fugue in G minor (BWV 542)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Christopher Houlihan
Album: Christopher Houlihan Plays Bach – Azica ACD-71314
Organ: 1971 III/79 Austin, Mather Chapel, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Title: O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß (BWV 622)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Stephen Cleobury
Album: The King of Instruments – A Voice Reborn – Kings College KGS0020
Organ: 1934 IV/75 Harrison and Harrison, University of Cambridge, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England
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Title: Prelude and Fugue in F minor (BWV 534)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Pageantry and Poetry – Pro Organo CD 7280
Organ: 2014 IV/59 Reuter, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, Illinois, USA
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Title: Pastorale (BWV 590)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: David Enlow
Album: Bach on Park Avenue – Pro Organo CD 7274
Organ: 1993 IV/91 Mander, St. Ignatius Loyola, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Come sweetest death, come blessed rest arr. Virgil Fox
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Scott Farrell
Album: Orgue Héroïque – Regent REGCD 507
Organ: 1905 IV/71 JW Walker/Mander, Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Rochester, England
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Title: Partita no. 1 in B-flat major, op. 1 – I. Prelude (BWV 825)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Thomas Heywood
Album: Spectacularly Bach! – Pro Organo CD 7246
Organ: 1928 III/38 Nicholson/Tipple, St. Martin’s Church, Worchester, England

Title: Prelude and Fugue in C (BWV 545)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Florence Rousseau
Album: Bach à Glauchau
Organ: 1735 II/34 Gottfried Silbermann, St. George’s Church, Glauchau, Germany
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