Episode 74 – July 2, 2017

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Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: O Sons and Daughters, Let Us Sing
Composer: Lynnwood Farnam
Organist: Gordon Turk
Album: Organ Echoes II
Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, USA

Title: Aus 36 Short Preludes and Postludes on Well-known Hymn Tunes – Rockingham
Composer: Healey Willan
Organist: Felix Hell
Album: Orgelgiganten – Organ ORG 7010 2
Organ: 1954 IV/154 Schantz, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, New Jersey, USA

Title: Chromatic Partita for organ
Composer: Ruth Watson Henderson
Organist: Maxine Thévenot
Album: Helmuth Wolff Opus 47 – Raven OAR-929
Organ: 2005 IV/84 Wolff, Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Title: Cortége Académique
Composer: Ernest MacMillan
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: Alfred Hollins And Friends – Regent REGCD 473
Organ: 1947 IV/72 Moller/Reuter, Third Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Trois Pièces – Offertoire
Composer: Arthur Letondal
Organist: Jacques Boucher
Album: Six Organists at the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal
Organ: 1890 IV/122 Casavant, Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Title: Introduction, Passacaglia et Fugue
Composer: Healey Willan
Organist: David Baskeyfield
Album: David Baskeyfield – Oeuvres pour orgue – Atma Classique ACD2 2719
Organ: 1955 IV/119 Casavant, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Toronto, Canada

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Title: Premiére Suite – II. Duo
Composer: Andrew Ager
Organist: Maxine Thévenot
Album: Helmuth Wolff Opus 47 – Raven OAR-929
Organ: 2005 IV/84 Wolff, Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Title: Service in A-flat
Composer: Sarah MacDonald
Organist: Alexander Berry
Choir: Ely Cathedral Girls’ Choir
Album: To Be A Light – Regent REGCD 477
Organ: 2001 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Ely Cathedral, Ely, England

Title: Prélude-Carillon from Suite for Organ
Composer: Amédée Tremblay
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