Episode #1226

Oh, Canada!

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Pipedreams presents a collection of Canadian composers, competition winners, and pipe organs in celebration of Canada Day (July 1).

Program details:

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in e, BWV 548.

Prelude –Marie-Hélene Greffard.

Fugue –Mark Edwards.

CÉSAR FRANCK: Priere –Mark Edwards.

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Variations sur un Noël, Op. 20. J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr, BWV 676 –Marie-Helene Greffard.

RAYMOND DAVELUY: Epilogue on Nun Danket and Ballerma –Mark Edwards.

Greffard [1st Prize] and Edwards [2nd & Daveluy Prize] were the two top award-winners in the 2011 Concours d'orgue de Québec, and performed on the 1960 Phelps-Casavant organ at the Church of Holy Canadian Martyrs in Quebec City. These performances were recorded June 16, 2011, by Radio Canada.

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