Episode 70 – June 4, 2017

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This week we observe the liturgical day of Pentecost with music for the season.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson
Title: Quatre Ricercari – pour la Pentecôte
Composer: Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer
Organist: Francis Chapelet
Album: Historic European Organs – Baleares – Palma de Mallorca – Harmonia Mundi 1901225
Organ: 1746 I/11 Matheu Bosch/Grenzing, St. Geroni, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Title: Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist (BWV 667)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Wolfgang Rübsam
Album: Bach: Organ Chorales From The Leipzig Manuscript, Vol 2 – Naxos 8.550927
Organ: 1985 IV/84 Taylor and Boody, College of the Holy Cross, St. Joseph Chapel, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Title: Veni Creator Spiritus – Toccata
Composer: Jeanne Demessieux
Organist: Matthias Degott
Album: Freiburger Orgelbuch – Carus 18.075/99
Organ: 1910 III/70 Schwarz/Jann, Münster St. Jakobus, Neustadt, Germany

Title: Messe De La Pentecôte – V Sortie (le vent de l’Esprit)
Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Organist: David Lim
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: 7 Organ Pieces, op. 145 – VI. Pfingsten
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: Edgar Krapp
Album: Max Reger Organ Works Volume 7 – Naxos 8.557891
Organ: 1978 V/233 Eisenbarth, St. Stephan Cathedral, Passau, Bavaria, Germany

Title: Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart
Composer: Joe Utterback
Organist: Andrew Shenton
Album: Utterbackanalia –
Organ: 1993 IV/91 Mander, St. Ignatius Loyola, New York City, New York, USA

Title: The Spirit of the Lord, Prologue to the oratorio The Apostles
Composer: Edward Elgar
Organist: Kevin Clarke
Choir: Choir of the Church of the Incarnation
Album: The Royal Standard – Pro Organo CD 7182
Organ: 1961 IV/65 Aeolian-Skinner/Noack, Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, Texas, USA

Title: Prelude, Adagio, et Choral varie sur le theme du Veni Creator
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Todd Wilson
Album: Maurice Durufle Organ Music (Complete) – Delos DE 3047
Organ: 1978 III/52 Schudi, Church of St. Thomas Aquinas, Dallas, Texas, USA

Title: Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit
Composer: Richard Elliott
Organist: Richard Elliott
Album: Every Time I Feel the Spirit – Klavier 11174
Organ: 1947 V/206 Aeolian-Skinner/Schoenstein, Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA