Episode 161 – March 3, 2019

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We kick off March with a series of episodes based around the letter H. Today’s it’s Hooks, Holtkamps, and Hills (and other builders that start with H).
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Candide Overture arr. Philip Scriven
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Organist: Philip Scriven
Album: Piping Blues – Regent REGCD304
Organ: 1861 IV/96 Holdich/Hill, Norman and Beard, Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Chad, Lichfield, England

Title: Prelude on Hyfrydol
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Organist: Stephen Schnurr
Album: Historic Organs of Louisville – OHS OHS-93
Organ: 1912 II/7 Hinners, St. Anthony Medical Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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Organ Media Foundation videos about Hinners organs:


Title: Prelude and Fugue in C major (BWV 545)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Robert Clark
Album: Bach At Naumburg – Calcante CD041
Organ: 1746 III/75 Hildebrant/Eule, St. Wenzels Kirche, Naumburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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Title: Andante with Variations
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Organist: Ray Cornils
Album: Historic Organs of Maine – Organ Historical Society OHS-92
Organ: 1893 II/29 Hook and Hastings, St. Patrick RC Church, Lewiston, Maine, USA

Title: Rondo-Caprice, op. 35
Composer: Dudley Buck
Organist: James Hammann
Album: Dudley Buck Organ Music – Raven OAR-916
Organ: 1863 IV/31 E and GG Hook/Quimby, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Quincy, Illinois, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Thème et Variations from Hommage à Frescobaldi
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Todd Wilson
Album: Great French Virtuosic Organ Music – Delos DE 3123
Organ: 1988 IV/86 Holtkamp, University of Alabama Frank Moody Music Building Concert Hall, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
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Title: Rondo Capriccio (A Study in Accents)
Composer: Edwin H Lemare
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: Solemn Melody
Composer: Henry Walford Davies
Organist: Christopher Herrick
Album: Organ Dreams – Hyperion CDA67060
Organ: 1954 IV/70 Harrison and Harrison, The Temple Church, London, England
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Title: Concert Variations on The Star Spangled Banner
Composer: John Knowles Paine
Organist: Bruce Stevens
Album: Historic Organs Of Connecticut – Organ Historical Society OHS-94
Organ: 1871 III/55 E and GG Hook, St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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