Episode #1227

Celebrating Emma Lou Diemer

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Monday, July 09, 2012

Pipedreams presents a celebration of the life and work of the industrious and indefatigable American composer Emma Lou Diemer, with comment, compact discs and concert performances.

Program details:

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Fantasie [1958] –Christa Rakich (1932 Kilgen/Church of St. Justin, Hartford, CT) AFKA SK-527

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Create in me a clean heart –John Anthony, trumpet; Joan DeVee Dixon (1991 Reuter/Munger Chapel, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR) RBWCD-015

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Joy to the world –Philip Brunelle (1981 Holtkamp/Plymouth Congregational, Minneapolis, MN) Virgin Classics 91088

EMMA LOU DIEMER: 2 Psalm Interpretations; 95 & 97 –Joan DeVee Dixon (1991 Reuter/Munger Chapel, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR) RBWCD-018

EMMA LOU DIEMER: A Concert Collection: Hymn, All creatures of our God and King; Aria*; Anthem, I will give thanks; Fiesta*; Variations on Abide with me*; Anthem, Hallelujah!; Hymn, How firm a foundation –St. Michael’s Brass Ensemble; Festival Choir, Jerry Lanz & Michelle Edwards, conductors; Melanie Ohnstad, Lynn Trapp & (*) Emma Lou Diemer (2003 Reuter/St. Michael Lutheran Church, Bloomington, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 5, 2006

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