Stephen Tharp, 2011 Organist of the Year
Sunday, November 13, 2011
This week's Pipedreams features performances by and conversation with Stephen Tharp, the outstanding American recitalist whose international career continues to blossom.
DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in e, BuxWV 142 (1738 Müller/Sint-Bavokerk [St. Bavo Church], Haarlem, The Netherlands) JAV CD-178.
LOUIS VIERNE: Naiades, No. 4, from Pieces de Fantasie, Op. 55. MARCEL DUPRÉ: Deuxieme Symphonie, Op. 26 (2003 Blackinton/Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded Nov. 9, 2007.
McNEIL ROBINSON: Soave e delicato, from Organ Sonata (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/Saint Mary the Virgin Episcopal, New York, NY) Ethereal CD-104.
G.F. HANDEL: The Rejoicing, from Royal Fireworks Music (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded Oct. 29, 2010.