Episode #1143

A Thousand Voices

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Sunday, October 30, 2011

During this week's Pipedreams, familiar songs take on a new life in the hands of imaginative composers and agile performers playing upon an organ’s many pipes.

PAUL MANZ: 2 settings of O that I had a thousand voices. TIM ZIMMERMAN (arranged): All hail the power –The King’s Brass; Tim Zimmerman (1990 Möller/Calvary Church, Charlotte, NC) Psallant Music 815.

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Fantasy on Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, BuxWV 223 –Focaliber Youth Choir, Edwin Velvis, conductor; Sietze de Vries (2001 Kögler/Stadtpfarrkirche - St. Michael, Haag, Austria) JSB Records 10115.

KARL HÖLLER: Choral Variations, Jesu, meine Freude, Op. 22 –Klemens Schnorr (4 organs, by Rieger, Marcussen, Spáth and Fischer & Kraemer/Münster Unserer Lieben Frau, Germany) Motette CD MOT 13236.

HANS LEO HASSLER (arranged by Reiersrud & Kleive): Herzlich tut mich verlangen –Kunt Reiersrud, electric guitar; Iver Kleive (1965 Marcussen/Odense Domkirke, Denmark) Kirkelig Kulturverksted FXCD106.

CHARLES MANNING (arranged): Introduction & Fugue on A mighty fortress –Charles Manning (1999 Goulding & Wood/St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, IN) ChaZam 71917.

LONG & CHOUINARD(arranged): A mighty fortress –Norah Long, soprano; Bill Chouinard (1927 Casavant; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN) Violet Hill 2009.

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