Episode 216 – March 29, 2020

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Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Opening Music
Title: Grand March from Aida trans. Harry Rowe Shelley
Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Title: Coronation March trans. George John Bennett
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Organist: Jan Kraybill
Album: The Orchestral Organ – Reference RR-145
Organ: 2011 IV/102 Casavant, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Title: Romance from Symphony IV
Composer: Louis Vierne
Organist: Martin Setchell
Album: Resounding Aftershocks – Pipeline Press PP2
Organ: 1997 III/42 Rieger, Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Title: Suite for Accordion and Organ – II. First Waltz Markku Lepistö, Accordion
Composer: Markku Lepistö
Organist: Mikko Helenius
Album: Bellows and Pipes – Rapusaari Records RAPU003
Organ: 1963 II/16 Kangasalan Urkutehdas, Käpylä church, Helsinki, Finland

Title: Im Abendrot from Four Last Songs arr. Robert Parkins
Composer: Richard Strauss
Organist: Robert Parkins
Album: Salome’s Dance – Loft LRCD 1147
Organ: 1932 IV/91 Aeolian, Duke Chapel, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Title: Benedicite in G The Choir of York Minster, Robert Sharpe, Director
Composer: Francis Jackson
Organist: Benjamin Morris
Album: Beatam – Music Written for the Choir of York Minster – Regent REGCD522
Organ: 1960 IV/103 JW Walker, York Minster, York, England
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Title: Voluntary no. 10 in G major
Composer: William Russell
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Album: From Palaces to Pleasure Gardens – Regent REGCD526
Organ: 1735 III/62 Richard Bridge/William Drake, Christ Church, Spitalfields, England
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Oriental Sketch, op. 41 no. 5
Composer: Arthur Foote
Organist: Jens Korndörfer
Album: Windows of the Spirit – Organum OGM191036
Organ: 1969 IV/108 Moller/Klais, First Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Title: Variations sur Sine Nomine
Composer: Denis Bedard
Organist: Maxine Thévenot
Album: Prairie Sounds – Raven OAR-162
Organ: 1930 III/55 Casavant, Holy Rosary Cathedral, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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