Episode 135 – September 2, 2018

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This month all of our shows are guided by the letter E. For our first episode of the month, Everything’s English.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Imperial March
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: Edward Elgar Music for Organ – Gothic G49076
Organ: 1928 IV/197 EM Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Title: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, op. 98
Composer: Edwin H Lemare
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Lemare Affair – Pro Organo CD 7007
Organ: 1966 III/50 Aeolian-Skinner, Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC, USA
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Title: Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity
Composer: Gustav Holst
Organist: Peter Sykes
Album: The Planets – Raven OAR 380
Organ: 1933 IV/106 EM Skinner, Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Title: Come down, O love divine (Down Ampney) The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Organist: Stephen Cleobury
Album: Voices of Praise – EMI 7243 5 58088 2 0
Organ: 1934 IV/75 Harrison and Harrison, University of Cambridge, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England

Title: Three Trumpet Tunes from King Arthur and The Indian Queen
Composer: Henry Purcell
Organist: John Kitchen
Album: Gaudeamus Igitur – Delphian DCD 34163
Organ: 1897 IV/62 Hope-Jones/Forth, McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Title: Concert Fantasia on a Welsh March (Men Of Harlech)
Composer: WT Best
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Album: Restored To Glory – Regent REGCD265
Organ: 1837 V/112 Hill/Mander, Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England
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Title: Allegretto
Composer: William Wolstenholme
Organist: Ronald Krebs
Album: The Art of Two Manuals – Raven OAR 911
Organ: 2006 II/3 Reuter, The Institute of St. Joseph, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Fantasia and Fugue in G major
Composer: CHH Parry
Organist: David Goode
Album: A Parry Collection – Regent REGCD365
Organ: 1885 IV/63 Hill/Mander, Eton College Chapel, Windsor, England
Sheetmusic: PDF