Episode 160 – February 24, 2019

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This Sunday we add Brass and Percussion into the mix with a show titled Bring on the Brass.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Grand Chorus in Dialogue
Composer: Eugène Gigout
Organist: E Power Biggs
Album: Music for Organ, Brass and Percussion – 1972 – Columbia M313193.jpg
Organ: 1958 IV/95 Moller, St. George’s Church, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Septimi Tempi Gaudete Brass
Composer: Robin Dinda
Organist: Robert Benjamin Dobey
Album: Conversations in Time – Pro Organo CD 7242
Organ: 1996 II/23 Schoenstein, Grace Episcopal Church, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
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Title: Sonata da Camera Empire Brass
Composer: GF Handel
Organist: William Kuhlman
Album: Baroque Music for Brass and Organ – Telarc CD-80614
Organ: 1978 III/65 Sipe, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, USA

Title: If Thou But Suffer God to Guide Thee The Missouri Brass Quintet
Composer: Lloyd Pfautsch
Organist: John Obetz
Album: Festival of Organ and Brass – RBW RBWCD008
Organ: 1993 IV/102 Casavant, Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints Peace Temple, Independence, Missouri, USA

Title: Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch mmsigne Schritten (Cantata BWV 78, Jesu der du meine Seele), Empire Brass
Title: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (Cantata BWV 80, Ein feste Burg ist under Gott), Empire Brass
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Douglas Major
Album: A Bach Festival for Brass and Organ – Angel/EMI Classics 0946 3 31544 2 1
Organ: 1963 IV/186 EM Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner, National Cathedral, Washington, DC, USA

Title: Wachef auf, ruf uns die Stimme (BWV 140) Manon Lafrance, Trumpet
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Jacques Boucher
Album: Sound the Trumpet – ND BND-003
Organ: 1890 IV/122 Casavant, Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Baroque Suite for Brass and Organ – I. Overture
Composer: Richard Webster
Organist: Richard Webster
Album: Brass Organ Quires – Advent Press
Organ: 1921 IV/59 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, St. Luke Episcopal Church, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Title: Marche triomphale for organ, brass and timpani The Millar Brass Ensemble
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Wolfgang Rübsam
Album: The University of Chicago Centennial Celebration Musical Offerings Vol 1
Organ: 1928 IV/132 EM Skinner/Schantz, University of Chicago, Rockefeller Chapel, Chicago, Illinois, USA