Episode 66, May 7, 2017


We start the month of May by picking some important dates of the calendar of organ history.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
Title: Prelude and Fugue in G Minor (WoO 10)
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Organist: Frederick Hohman
Album: Methuen Century – Pro Organo CD 7234
Organ: 1947 IV/112 Aeolian-Skinner, Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts, USA

Title: Introduction to Act III of The Tempest
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: Organic Shakespeare – Pro Organo CD 7149
Organ: 2001 III/18 Wicks, Wicks Organ Company, Highland, Illinois, USA

Title: The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Organist: John Near
Album: The Boston Years 1970-1985 – Raven OAR 620
Organ: 1952 IV/241 Aeolian-Skinner/Phelps, First Church of Christ Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Title: Dolly Suite, op. 56

  • Berceuse
  • Mi-a-ou
  • Le jardin de Dolly
  • Kitty-valse
  • Tendresse
  • Le pas espagnol

Composer: Gabriel Fauré
Organist: Chelsea Chen
Album: Reveries
Organ: 2003 III/67 Blackinton, Benson Hall, Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Title: Fugue in C (BWV 564)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Anthony Newman
Album: Bach: Favorite Organ Works – Infinity Digital QK 62385
Organ: 1977 III/59 Flentrop, Recital Hall, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, USA

Title: Capriol Suite – V. Pieds-en-l’air
Composer: Peter Warlock
Organist: Philip Scriven
Album: Sounds of Cranleigh – Regent REGCD398
Organ: 2010 III/39 Mander, Cranleigh School, Cranleigh, England

Title: Scherzo from Organ Symphony Storm King
Composer: Clarence Dickinson
Organist: Martin Weyer
Album: Rheinberger, Guilmant, and Their American Pupils – Raven OAR 410
Organ: 1926 III/37 Casavant/Murphy, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Camden, New Jersey, USA

Title: Overture to the Pirates of Penzance
Composer: Arthur Sullivan
Organist: Thomas Heywood
Album: What a Classic! – Pro Organo CD 7183
Organ: 2001 IV/118 Casavant/Schantz, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, Minnesota, USA