Episode #1222

Historic Chicago

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Sunday, June 03, 2012

This week, intriguing pipe organs revive the aura of past centuries while making beautiful sounds in the Windy City for the Organ Historical Society.

Program details:

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: March, from Symphony Number 3, Opus 14, number 3 –William Aylesworth (1875 E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings/Scottish Rite Cathedral, Chicago).

DUDLEY BUCK: Scherzo, from Grand Sonata, Opus 22 –David Schrader (1883 Johnson & Son/St. Paul RCC, Valparaiso, Ind.).

CONRAD KOCHNER (arranged by William H. Monk): Dix with the Barbauld hymn, Praise to God, immortal praise –Timothy Smith (1909 Van Dinter/Holy Trinity RCC, Chicago).

HORATIO W. PARKER: Pastoral Interlude, Opus 32, number 4 –Susan Werner Friesen (1904 Wisconsin/Saint Mary RCC, Buffalo Grove, Ill.).

SETH BINGHAM: Toccata on Leoni, Opus 36, number 3. LEONI (adapted): Leoni with the Olivers hymn, The God of Abraham praise! –Will Headlee (1930 Wurlitzer/Temple Sholom, Chicago).

GUSTAV MERKEL: Fantasy in e, Opus 133, number 4 –James Hammann (1920 Kimball/St. Mary of the Angels RCC, Chicago).

ERIC DeLAMARTER: Flourish, from Suite –John Sherer (1930 Möller/Epworth UMC, Chicago).

FELIX BOROWSKI: Sonata No. 1 [1904] (1921 Skinner/St. Luke Episcopal, Evanston, Ill.).

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