Episode 93 – November 12, 2017

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This week we remember Parisian organist Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely who was born 200 years ago this week.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Sortie in B-flat (du Ile Livraison L’organiste Moderne)
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely
Organist: Gillian Weir
Album: Scherzo – Koss D KCI0I3
Organ: 1965 III/58 Aeolian-Skinner, Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for Performing Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Scene pastorale
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely
Organist: Vincent Genvrin
Album: Motet a la Sainte-Vierge – Hortus HORTUS004
Organ: 1846 IV/82 Cavaillé-Coll, Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris, France
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Fantasie über themen aus der Zauberflöte
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefèbure-Wely
Organist: Willibald Guggenmos
Album: Die Mathis-Orgel In St Jakob Schrobenhausen – Spektral SRL4-09054
Organ: 2009 II/30 Mathis, St. Jakobus Major, Schrobenhausen, Germany

Title: Boléro de Concert, op. 166
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefebure-Wely
Organist: Massimo Nosetti
Album: L’orgue de Concert, Vol 9 – Syrius
Organ: 1990 IV/75 Zanin, Basilica of Santa Rita da Cascia, Turin, Italy
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Choeur de Voix humaines
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely
Organist: Franz Raml
Album: Orgelkonzert – ORGANPromotion OP 8006
Organ: 1793 III/36 Holzey/Klais, Saint Verena Parish Church, Rot-an-der-Rot, Germany

Title: Elevation (Communion) in A minor
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Reverie – Pro Organo CD 7137
Organ: 1996 V/76 Turner, Church of the Holy Family, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Symphony for Organ – II. Sarabande
Composer: Carson Cooman
Organist: Erik Simmons
Album: Masque – Divine Art DDA 25127
Organ: 1973 IV/150 Marcussen and Son, Laurenskerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Title: March in C
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely
Organist: Ray Cornils
Album: The Mighty Kotzschmar – Pro Organo CD 7050
Organ: 1927 V/102 Austin, The City Hall Auditorium, Portland, Maine, USA

Title: Sortie in E-flat
Composer: Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wely
Organist: Gordon Turk
Album: French Spectaculars on the Ocean Grove Auditorium Organ – Dorian xCD90267
Organ: 1908 V/165 Hope-Jones, Ocean Grove Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF