Episode 90 – October 22, 2017

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In this Sunday’s show we prepare for our AGO program tomorrow evening with an hour of music based on chant.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Toccata sur un theme gregorienne
Composer: Edward Shippen Barnes
Organist: Simon Nieminski
Album: The Organ Symphonies of Edward Shippen Barnes – Pro Organo CD 7131
Organ: 1937 III/57 Wicks, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Peoria, Illinois, USA

Title: Ave Maris Stella, Chant and 4 organ verses
Composer: Jehan Titelouze
Organist: Robert Benjamin Dobey
Album: Magnificat – Pro Organo CD 7151
Organ: 1996 II/23 Schoenstein, Grace Episcopal Church, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA

Title: Rorate Caeli РChorale Orn̩ from 12 Choral Preludes on Gregorian Chant Themes, op. 8
Composer: Jeanne Demessieux
Organist: Raymond Chenault
Album: Concert Favorites – Gothic G-49305-06
Organ: 2003 IV/87 Buzard, All Saints Episcopal Church, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Title: Trois mélodies Grégoriennes

  • I. Clemens rector
  • II. Puer natus est
  • Pascah nostrum

Composer: Guy de Lioncourt
Organist: Jacques Boucher
Saxophonist: Sophie Poulin de Courval
Album: Oeuvres pour Orgue et Saxophone – Société Métropolitaine du Disque SMD 227-1
Organ: 1918 III/36 Casavant, Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola, Cap-Saint-Ignace, Quebec, Canada

Title: Organ Improvisation and Gregorian chant (alternating) Magnificat on the 8th Tone
Composer: Improvisation
Organist: Wolfgang Seifen
Album: Papst-Benedikt-Orgel – Spektral SRL4-06002
Organ: 2006 II/40 Mathis, Collegiate Church, Regensburg, Germany

Title: Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator, op. 4 – Prelude
Composer: Maurice Duruflé
Organist: Douglas Cleveland
Album: Celestial Fire – Gothic G49113
Organ: 1997 III/70 Goulding and Wood, St. Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, Indiana, USA

Title: Meditation on Communion Hymns, Pange Lingua
Composer: Leo Sowerby
Organist: Peter Stoltzfus Berton
Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective, Vol 15 – JAV JAV126
Organ: 1921 IV/70 EM Skinner, United Congregational Church, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

Title: Te Deum (Trois Paraphrases Gregoriennes)
Composer: Jean Langlais
Organist: Naji Hakim
Album: Canticum: French Organ Music – EMI Classics 5 72272 2 3
Organ: 1871 III/82 Cavaille-Coll/Glandaz, Ste. Trinite, Paris, France