On this week's episode of Pipedreams, we get a sampler of American music, both patriotic and sacred, in celebration of our nation’s favorite holiday.
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever –Erik Wm. Suter (1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner/Washington National Cathedral, DC) WNC 0701
TIMOTHY ALBRECHT: 4 Grace Notes (When in our music God is glorified; Comfort ye, my people; Glory be to Jesus; Now thank we all) –Timothy Albrecht (1982 Casavant Frères/Glenn Memorial Auditorium, Emory University, Atlanta, GA) ACA Digital 20058
ANONYMOUS: Cantio rustica Americana (Old MacDonald had a farm) –Harald Vogel (1999 Fritts/Church of the Ascension, Seattle, WA) reZound RZCD-5001
VARIOUS: World War One Medley (How ya gonna keep ‘em down on the farm; Pack up your troubles; There’s a long, long trail; Mademoiselle from Armentieres; It’s a long way to Tipperary; Lili Marlene; Over there) –Charlie Balogh (1927 Wurlitzer, expanded/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) ERB Enterprises 115
LEO SOWERBY: Classic Concerto for Organ and Strings –Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, conductor; Marilyn Mason (1975 Rieger-Kloss/Dvořák Hall in the Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic) Albany TROY706
F.W. MEACHAM: American Patrol –Lyn Larsen (1926 Wurlitzer/Century II Convention Center, Wichita, KS) Pro Arte CD-281