Episode 95 – November 26, 2017

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This week we pick up where we left off last week with Sigfrid Karg-Elert, and listen to other chorale settings of his, as well as music of his German contemporaries Max Reger, Paul Lincke, and Josef-Gabriel Rhienberger.

Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Choralvorspiel Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, op. 65
Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organist: Dominique Sauer
Album: Die neue Kuhn-Orgel im Dom zu Osnabrück – Organum Musikproduktion OGM 240062
Organ: 2003 III/57 Kuhn, Cathedral of St. Peter, Osnabrück, Germany
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Title: Jesu, geh’ voran from Choral Improvisations, op. 65 no. 56
Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organist: Harry Wilkinson
Album: Girard – the Definitive Recording, Vol 2 – Pro Organo CD 7144
Organ: 1933 IV/106 EM Skinner, Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Title: Two Chorale-preludes – Mach Hoch Die Tur, op. 65 no. 8
Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organist: Thomas Murray
Album: Great Organbuilders of America: A Retrospective Vol 14 – JAV JAV124
Organ: 1928 IV/197 EM Skinner, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: The Reed-Grown Waters – from Seven Pastels, op. 96 no. 4
Composer: Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Organist: Richard Elliott
Album: In the Shadows of the Everlasting Hills – Pro Organo CD 7036
Organ: 1947 V/206 Aeolian-Skinner/Schoenstein, Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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Title: Jesus ist kommen, op. 67 no. 51
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: Martin Welzel
Album: Max Reger Organ Works Volume 10 – Naxos 8.570960
Organ: 1974 IV/100 Klais, Trier Cathedral, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Title: Chorale Prelude On O Gott, Du Frommer Gott, op. 67 no. 30
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: James Warren
Album: How Brightly Shines the Morning Star – Regent REGCD164
Organ: 1962 IV/95 Harrison and Harrison, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, England
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Title: Dankpsalm, op. 145 no. 2
Composer: Max Reger
Organist: Stephen Z Cook
Album: Festive And Fun! – Towerhill Recordings TH-72012
Organ: 2005 III/39 Buzard, Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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Title: Eleven Choral Preludes, op. 122 – Gott, Du Frommer Gott, no. 7
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Organist: Peter Latona
Album: An Organ Pilgrimage – Raven OAR 560
Organ: 1987 II/26 Schudi, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Crypt Organ), Washington, DC, USA
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Title: Glühwürmchen-Idyll
Composer: Paul Lincke
Organist: Ursula Hauser
Album: Die leichte Muse und die Königin der Instrumente – Querstand VKJK 0820
Organ: 1988 IV/98 Kleuker-Steinmeyer, Tonhalle, Zurich, Switzerland

Title: Sonata e-Moll op. 132, no. 8 – IV. Passacaglia, Molto moderato
Composer: Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
Organist: Gerhard Weinberger
Album: Papst-Benedikt-Orgel – Spektral SRL4-06002
Organ: 2006 II/40 Mathis, Collegiate Church, Regensburg, Germany
Sheetmusic: PDF