Portland’s Pipes

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Pipedreams hosts a prelude to the upcoming centenary of the oldest working municipal pipe organ in the United States, the famed Kotzschmar Memorial Organ in Merrill Auditorium, the pride of Portland, Ma.

Program details:

WILLIAM FAULKES: Festival Prelude on Ein feste Burg –Ray Cornils, recorded in 1999. Pro Organo 7050.

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Concert Piece in the Form of a Polonaise, Opus 80 –Thomas Murray, recorded in 1991. AFKA 515.

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Chant Seraphique, Opus 75 –Frederick Hohman, recorded in 2004. Pro Organo 7117.

W.A. MOZART (trans. Heywood): Rondo, from Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat, K. 495 –Thomas Heywood, recorded in 2009. Pro Organo 7236.

RUDOLF FRIML: Veil Dance –Lyn Larsen, recorded in 2000. AFKA 110.

CARL MARIA von WEBER: Oberon Overture –Ahreum Han, recorded in 2010. AFKA 120.

RICHARD WAGNER: Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral, from Lohengrin –Kotzschmar Festival Brass; Ray Cornils, recorded in 2010. AFKA 120.