Episode 85 – September 17, 2017

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This week go to Japan and hear organs from that country.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Playlist:
Title: Prelude and Fugue in G major (BWV 541)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Masaaki Suzuki
Album: Masaaki Suzuki plays Bach Organ Works, Vol 2 – BIS 2241
Organ: 1983 IV/0 Marc Garnier, Shoin Women’s University Chapel, Kobe, Japan

Title: Symphonie no.7, op. 42 – II.Choral
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Michael Unger
Album: Michael Unger – Organ Recital – Naxos 8.572246
Organ: 1984 III/56 Marcussen and Son, Musashino Civic Cultural Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Title: IX.Dieu parmi nous (from La Nativié du Seigneur)
Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Organist: Michael Unger
Album: Michael Unger – Organ Recital – Naxos 8.572246
Organ: 1984 III/56 Marcussen and Son, Musashino Civic Cultural Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Title: Fer Heilige Franziskus von Paula auf den Wogen schreitend August 20, 2006, arr. Max Reger and Jens Korndörfer
Composer: Franz Liszt
Organist: Jens Korndörfer
Album: Jens Korndörfer Performs
Organ: IV/90 Kern, Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara, Sapporo, Japan

Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659)
Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 660)
Title: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 661)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Tomoko Miyamoto
Album: Great Organs of Japan Vol 1 – Bach at Ferris University – Loft LRCD1057
Organ: 1989 III/58 Taylor and Boody, Ferris University, Yokohama, Japan

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Title: Communion in F
Composer: Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Cathedral Echoes – Pro Organo CD 7232
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Wicks, St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Title: Wass Gott thut das ist wohlgethan op. 93
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Hatsumi Miura
Album: Great Organs of Japan Vol 2 – Toccata! – Loft LRCD1058
Organ: 1998 III/87 CB Fisk, Minato Mirai Hall, Yokohama, Japan