Episode #1235

Dance Party

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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Contrary to common opinion, the supposedly staid old pipe organ can, when it wishes, get down and boogie.

Program details:

NOEL RAWSTHORNE: Dance Suite: March; Dancing Feet; Waltz; Danse des Papillons; Line Dance –Gabriel Dessauer ((1985 Mayer/St. Bonifatius, Wiesbaden, Germany) Dessauer 2004.

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI: Bergamasca, from Fiori Musicali –Andrea Marcon (1998 Zanin/Chiesa di S. Caterina, Treviso, Italy) Divox 79904.

JEAN FRANCAIX: Danses exotiques: Pambiche; Baiao; Nube gris; Mambo; Merengue; Samba lente –Sabine Meyer, clarinet; Trio di Clarone; Pierre Charial (André Odin barrel organ) Marsyas 1801.

CALVIN HAMPTON: Five Dances The Primitives; At the Ballet; Those Americans; An Exalted Ritual; Everyone Dance –Cherry Rhodes (2003 Dobson/Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA) Delos 3346.

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