Episode 192 – October 13, 2019

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This week we hear Mark and Bill’s favorite selections.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson


Title: Trumpet Tune in D major
Composer: David N Johnson
Organist: James Dale
Album: Exultate – Pines
Organ: 1908 V/268 Hutchins/Moller, Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Maryland, USA
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Title: Fugue in G major (BWV 577)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Jonathan Dimmock
Album: Bach At Haarlem – Loft LRCD-1131
Organ: 1738 III/64 Muller/Marcussen and Son, Grote Kirk, Haarlem, Netherlands
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Title: Hamburger Totentanz
Composer: Guy Bovet
Organist: Martin Setchell
Album: Bonbons for Organ – Atoll ACD600
Organ: 1997 III/42 Rieger, Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Title: Suite Modale, op. 43 – II. Scherzo
Composer: Flor Peeters
Organist: D’Arcy Trinkwon
Album: Flor Peeters Organ Music – Hyperion CDA67825
Organ: 1995 IV/89 Marcussen and Son, St. Augustine’s Chapel, Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, England
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Title: Evening Song
Composer: Edward Bairstow
Organist: Nigel Potts
Album: British Fantasies and Fanfares – Herald HAVPCD 344
Organ: 2005 IV/64 Schoenstein, St. Paul’s Parish (Episcopal), Washington, DC, USA

Title: Sonata No 1 in C major – Intermezzo
Composer: Franz Xaver Schnizer
Organist: Gillian Weir
Album: Organ Master Series Vol 2 – Priory PRCD 752
Organ: 1974 II/48 Phelps, Church of St. Andrew, Hexham Abbey, Hexham, England

Title: Symphony No. 6 in G, op. 42 no. 2 – I. Allegro
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Ian Tracey
Album: Bombarde! French Organ Classics – Chandos CHAN 9716
Organ: 1923 V/181 Willis, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England
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Title: Three Pieces – Adagio in E
Composer: Frank Bridge
Organist: Todd Wilson
Album: Frank Bridge and Friends – JAV 120
Organ: 1998 IV/71 Quimby, St. Margaret’s Church, Palm Desert, California, USA
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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: Final from Symphony no. 1
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Gordon Turk
Album: French Spectaculars on the Ocean Grove Auditorium Organ – Dorian xCD90267
Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, USA
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