Episode 204 – January 5, 2020

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We start off the month of January steered by the letter M. For our first episode of the year, we’re going to the Movies!

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson


Title: Star Wars – Throne Room and End Title
Composer: John Williams
Organist: Richard Webster
Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective, Vol 12 – JAV JAV 125
Organ: 1921 IV/59 EM Skinner/Thompson-Allen, St. Luke Episcopal Church, Evanston, Illinois, USA

Title: My Favorite Things
Title: Edelweiss
Composer: Richard Rodgers
Organist: Joan DeVee Dixon
Album: Raise the Roof! –
Organ: 2003 III/48 Reuter, St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Minnesota, USA

Title: From the music fo the film The Gadfly, op. 97 – 5. Credo
Composer: Dimitri Shostakovich
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: The Tsar of Instruments – Chandos CHAN 10043
Organ: 1851 IV/108 Willis/Harrison and Harrison, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, England

Title: Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan – Maine Titles
Composer: James Horner
Organist: Josh Perschbacher
Album: Bombasia
Organ: 2004 IV/109 Rosales-Glatter-Götz, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA

Title: Ouverture, Prelude, and Love Theme from El Cid Transcribed by Philipp Pelster
Composer: Miklós Rózsa
Organist: Philipp Pelster
Album: El Cid – Antes BM319296
Organ: 2013 V/89 Klais, Cathedral of St. Mary, Léon, Spain

Title: Evergreen from A Star is Born
Composer: Paul Williams
Title: Somewhere from West Side Story
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Organist: William Sullivan
Recorded Live at Party on the Pipes, April 2018
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Star Wars Medley Arr. Marko Hakanpää
Composer: John Williams
Organist: Arjan Breukhoven
Album: Arjan Breukhoven In Concert – STH Records CD 1416422
Organ: 1863 IV/112 Walcker/Hielscher, Marktkirche, Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany