Episode 215 – March 22, 2020

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This week we continue our N-theme with Night Music.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist

Title: All My Heart This Night Rejoices, op. 587
Composer: Carson Cooman
Organist: Erik Simmons
Album: Canzona –
Organ: 1737 III/65 Engler, Basilica of the Assumption, Krzeszów, Poland

Title: Folk Tune Sketch On Ar Hyd Y Nos – All Through The Night
Composer: Dale Wood
Organist: James Warren
Album: All Through the Night – Hymn Improvisations – Regent REGCD128
Organ: 1877 IV/68 Willis, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, England

Title: Nocturnes, Book I – The Starry Night (after Vincent van Gogh)
Composer: Harold Stover
Organist: Harold Stover
Album: An American Album – Albany TROY765
Organ: 1928 III/40 EM Skinner, Cathedral of St. Luke, Portland, Maine, USA

Title: Bull’s Good-night
Composer: John Bull
Organist: Isabelle Demers
Album: Bach, Bull and Bombardes – Pro Organo CD 7259
Organ: 2010 III/49 Murphy, St. Patrick’s Church, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Composer: Ludovico Einaudi
Organist: Gijs Boelen
Album: Crossing Borders – Quality Classics 1416212
Organ: 1738 III/64 Muller/Marcussen and Son, Grote Kirk, Haarlem, Netherlands
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

Title: Organ Concerto – II. A Child’s Night Journey
Composer: Eric Sessler
Organist: Alan Morrison
Album: Opus 76 – ACA CM20108
Organ: 2007 IV/124 Dobson, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Title: Sunday Night (from Views From the Oldest House)
Composer: Ned Rorem
Organist: Charles Boyd Tompkins
Album: Solemnity and Joy – Pro Organo CD 7136
Organ: 1984 IV/86 Casavant, First Baptist Church, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Sheetmusic: Purchase sheetmusic

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Title: Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera
Composer: Andrew Lloyd Webber, arr. William Sullivan
Organist: William Sullivan
Recorded live in concert, March 13, 2020
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Nightwatch
  • II. Moondance
  • IV. Nightwatch

  • Composer: Paul Halley
    Organist: Paul Halley
    Album: Nightwatch – Pelagos PEL1002
    Organ: 1954 IV/139 Aeolian-Skinner, Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York City, New York, USA