Episode 169 – April 28, 2019

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Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: March of the Toys
Composer: Victor Herbert
Organist: Robert Cundick and John Longhurst
Album: A Tabernacle Organ Duo Extravaganza – Argo 430426-2
Organ: 1947 V/206 Aeolian-Skinner/Schoenstein, Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Title: Hebrides Ouverture (Fingal’s Cave)
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Symphomania – Pro Organo CD 7077
Organ: 1998 IV/95 Schoenstein, First-Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Trumpet Tune and Air
Composer: Henry Purcell
Organist: Geoffrey Revell
Album: Classical Organ Music at Saint Patricks, Fremantle, Australia – Applecross APC003
Organ: 1988 IV/109 Bellsham/South Island, St. Patrick’s Church, Fremantle, Australia

Title: Elegy, op. 58
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Damin Spritzer
Album: Rhapsodies and Elegies – Raven OAR-156
Organ: 1892 IV/76 Willis/Harrison and harrison, Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, England
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Title: Imperial March, op. 32
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: The Longwood Gardens Organ, Volume 1 – Direct-To-Tape DTR8305CD
Organ: 1929 IV/146 Aeolian, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
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Title: Suite from Holberg’s Time – Prelude
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Organist: David Enlow
Album: Piano à l’Orgue – Pro Organo CD 7267
Organ: 1916 III/42 Casavant, The Church of the Resurrection, New York, New York, USA
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Title: Toccata op 11
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Album: The Grand Organ of Birmingham Town Hall – Hyperion CDA66216
Organ: 1837 V/112 Hill/Mander, Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England

Title: Les Preludes
Composer: Franz Liszt
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: The Transcriber’s Art – Gothic G49054
Organ: 1928 IV/197 EM Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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