Episode #1225

Variations on America

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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Pipedreams explores the impressions made by American composers.

Program details:

CHARLES IVES: Variations on America –E. Power Biggs (1875 Hutchings, Plaisted & Co./North Universalist Chapel Society, Woodstock, VT) Columbia Masterworks MS-6161.

GORDON YOUNG: Variations on an American Hymn –Robert Scoggin (1958 Möller+Sipe rebuild/Christ UMC, Rochester, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 5, 1992.

HAROLD FRIEDELL: Cantabile, from Symphony for Organ –William Trafka (1971 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Bartholomew Episcopal, New York, NY) Pro Organo 7084.

DUDLEY BUCK: Rondo-Caprice, Op. 35 –James Hammann (1866 E.& G.G. Hook; 1923 Hook & Hastings; 2006 Quimby/St. John Episcopal, Quincy, IL) Raven 916.

SAMUEL LONG: Voluntary in A –Christina Harmon (1874 Garret House/Lake Linden Heritage Center, MI) Raven 928.

EVERETT TITCOMB: Regina Coeli –Christina Harmon (1913 Austin/Trinity Episcopal Church, Houghton, MI) Raven 928.

POWELL WEAVER: Passacaglia, from Copper Country Sketches –Christina Harmon (1905 Kilgen/St. Paul the Apostle, Calumet, MI) Raven 928.

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