Episode 112 – March 25, 2018

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This week we continue our B-themed shows with Ballads, Bereceuse, and Bagatelles.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Mary Beth Wittry, Brent Johnson

Title: Ballade en mode phrygien (JA 9)
Composer: Jehan Alain
Organist: Jean-Baptiste Robin
Album: Alain – Complete Organ Works – Brilliant Classics 94233
Organ: 2004 III/79 Aubertin, Saint-Louis-en-l’Ile, Paris, France

Title: Ballade for Piano and Organ, op. 30, Alessio Bax, Piano
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: Stefan Engels
Album: Dupré Complete Works Vol 6 – Naxos 8.554210
Organ: 1993 III/31 CB Fisk, Caruth Auditorium, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA

Title: Ballade
Composer: Johannes Matthias Michel
Organist: Johannes Matthias Michel
Album: Colors of Pipe Organ Jazz – Ambiente ACD2015
Organ: 1911 IV/92 Steinmeyer/Lenter, Christ Church, Mannheim, Germany

Title: Ballade
Composer: Leo Sowerby
Organist: Faythe Freese
Album: Sowerby at Trinity – Albany TROY368
Organ: 1910 IV/92 EM Skinner/Schantz, Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Berceuse, op. 31 no. 19 From 24 pièces en style libre
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Scott Dettra
Album: Tongues of Fire – Pro Organo CD 7063
Organ: 1911 IV/325 Moller/Gress-Miles, Cadet’s Chapel, West Point, New York, USA
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Title: Berceuse à la Mémoire de Louis Vierne trans. Frédéric Blanc
Composer: Pierre Cochereau
Organist: Raymond Chenault
Album: Concert Favorites – Gothic G-49305-06
Organ: 2003 IV/87 Buzard, All Saints Episcopal Church, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Title: Batalha de 6th tom
Composer: Pedro de Araujo
Organist: Volodymyr Samokhvalov
Album: Iberian Organ Music
Organ: 1814 I/17 Machado e Ceveira, Matriz Church, Horta, Azores, Portugal

Title: Twelve Short Pieces, Volume 2(Trois Bagatelles, op. 54, no. 1)

  • Perpetuum Mobile
  • Meditation
  • Dance and Variations
  • Composer: Rachel Laurin
    Organist: Rachel Laurin
    Album: Music by Rachel Laurin – Raven OAR-943
    Organ: 1914 III/58 Casavant, Ste-Anne Church, Ottawa, Canada
    Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic