Episode 173 – May 26, 2019

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We end our I-themed month with music by Italian composers, and we also wrap up our month of remembrances of the composer Paul Manz, whose 100th birthday was this month.
Hosts: Sarah Bereza, Brent Johnson
If you would like to hear our segments about Paul Manz again, they are available here:
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV

Title: Elegiac Romance
Composer: John Ireland
Organist: Ken Cowan
Album: Dynamic Duo – Pro Organo CD 7275
Organ: 1996 V/191 Casavant, Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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Title: Villanella
Composer: John Ireland
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: Fugue (S 135) & Fugue (S 136)
Composer: Charles Ives
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: Variations on America – Chandos CHAN 10489
Organ: 1962 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England

Title: 6 Variations su us Psaume Huguenot, op. 1
Composer: André Isoir
Organist: Raymond Nagem
Album: Divine Splendor – Pro Organo CD 7265
Organ: 1954 IV/151 Aeolian-Skinner/Quimby, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA
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Title: Greater Love Hath No Man Choir of Winchester Cathedral
Composer: John Ireland
Organist: George Castle
Album: A Winchester Remembrance – Regent REGCD437
Organ: 1851 IV/108 Willis/Harrison and Harrison, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England
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