Episode 91 – October 29, 2017

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This week we remember Martin Luther as we near the 500th anniversary of the start of the protestant reformation.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God The Augustana Choir
Composer: Martin Luther
Organist: Bruce Bengtson
Album: Favorite Hymns from Augustana – Delta DRCD98-85454
Organ: 1991 II/45 Kilgen & Son/Noack, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport, Iowa, USA

Title: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (BuxWV 184)
Composer: Dieterich Buxtehude
Organist: J William Greene
Album: Buxtehude at Lynchburg – Pro Organo CD 7170
Organ: 1990 II/21 Taylor and Boody, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA

Title: A Mighty Fortress is Our God – Alio Modo
Composer: Timothy Albrecht
Organist: John Richardson
Album: Parkey OrganBuilders Demo
Organ: 2006 II/21 Parkey, Living Grace Lutheran Church, Tucker, Georgia, USA

Title: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir, op. 67 no. 3
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: Christopher Anderson
Album: Max Reger at SMU –
Organ: 2000 III/59 Aeolian-Skinner/JF Dupont, Perkins Chapel, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA

Title: Out of the depths have I cried unto thee
Composer: Marcel Dupré
Organist: Janette Fishell
Album: Dupré Complete Works Vol 4 – Naxos 8.553919
Organ: 1986 III/85 Casavant, St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Title: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir – manualiter (BWV 687)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Marie-Claire Alain
Album: Bach Complete works for Organ, Vol 7 – Erato 4509-96724-2
Organ: 1740 III/79 Schnitger/Ahrend, Martinikerk, Groningen, Netherlands

Title: Prelude and Fugue in E minor (BWV 548)
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Piet Kee
Album: Piet Kee Plays Bach, Vol 2 – Chandos CHAN 0510
Organ: 1738 III/64 Muller/Marcussen and Son, Grote Kirk, Haarlem, Netherlands

Title: Meditation
Composer: Áskell Másson
Organist: Iain Quinn
Album: Iain Quinn Plays the Great Organ at Methuen – Raven OAR 360
Organ: 1947 IV/112 Aeolian-Skinner, Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts, USA

Title: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (Cantata BWV 80, Ein feste Burg ist under Gott), Empire Brass
Composer: JS Bach
Organist: Douglas Major
Album: A Bach Festival for Brass and Organ – Angel/EMI Classics 0946 3 31544 2 1
Organ: 1963 IV/186 EM Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner, National Cathedral, Washington, DC, USA

Title: Reformation Variations – Ein’ feste Burg
Composer: Charles Callahan
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Hymns from the Heartland
Organ: 2007 III/60 Jamestown, St. Mary’s Church, Urbana, Ohio, USA