Episode 145 – November 11, 2018

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Still following the letter F, this week, everything is in the key of F (major and minor).
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Toccata in F major (BuxWV 157)
Composer: Dieterich Buxtehude
Organist: Julia Brown
Album: Buxtehude Organ Music, Vol 5 – Naxos 8.557555
Organ: 2003 III/75 Pasi, St. Cecilia Cathedral, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
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Title: Fantasy in F minor for Oboe and Organ Jérôme Simonpoli, Oboe
Composer: Johann Ludwig Krebs
Organist: Daniel Matrone
Album: Organ and Oboe – Jade 6413591002-2
Organ: 1990 II/37 Guillemin, Cathédrale Saint-Étienne, Agde, France
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Organ Sonata in F major (Wq. 70/3) – I. Allegro
Composer: CPE Bach
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: CPE Bach Organ Sonatas – Naxos 8.573424
Organ: 2000 II/62 Fritts, Princeton Theological Seminary, Miller Chapel, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
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Title: Concert Overture no. 3 in F minor
Composer: Alfred Hollins
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: Alfred Hollins And Friends – Regent REGCD 473
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Symphony no. 4 in F major, op. 13, no. 4 – IV Scherzo
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Sean Jackson
Album: Sean Jackson Plays Organ Favorites
Organ: 1917 IV/34 EM Skinner/Shultz, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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Title: Passacaglia in F minor
Composer: Vincent Rone
Organist: Adam Brakel
Album: In Times of Crisis – Raven OAR-956
Organ: 1962 IV/93 Beckerath, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Sonata I in F major
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Organist: David Higgs
Album: The Craighead-Saunders Organ – Loft LRCD-1115
Organ: 2007 II/39 Various, Christ Church, Rochester, New York, USA
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