Episode #1219

Longwood Revisited

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Sunday, May 13, 2012

After a meticulous multi-year restoration, the 10,000-pipes of the 1930 Aeolian organ in the conservatory ballroom at the former Pierre du Pont estate in Kennett Square, Penn., sound more magnificent than ever.

Program details:

VICTOR HERBERT: American Fantasy.


DAVID ROSE: Holiday for Strings, Michael Stairs. DTR 8605.

SAMUEL BARBER: To Longwood Gardens.

FIRMIN SWINNEN: The Storm, improvisation Firmin Swinnen, via organ-roll.

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Variations on a Noël, Opus 20.

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