This week, the lively and lovely voices of resilient American pipe organs are celebrated by the Organ Historical Society throughout New England.
JOHN STANLEY: Voluntary in G, Op. 7, no. 7 –Peter Sykes (1831 Appleton/Centre United Methodist Church, Nantucket Island, MA) Raven 320.
EDWARD WHITE: Yankee Doodle Variations; Grand March –Marian Ruhl Metson (1834 Alley-1957 Fisk/First Religious Society, Newburyport, MA) Raven 190.
DUDLEY BUCK: Variations on The Star-spangled Banner, Op. 23 –Christopher Marks (1876 Roosevelt/St. James Church, New Bedford, MA) OHS 05.
JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS: Wer nur den lieben Gott (plus hymn) –David Dahl (1863 Hook/Elm Street Congregational, Bucksport, ME) OHS 92.
JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Introduction & Fugue, fr Sonata No. 8 in e, Op. 132 –Bruce Stevens (1871 Hook/St. Mary's Church, New Haven, CT) Raven 180.
LOUIS MARCHAND: Pieces d'orgue, Book 2 (Fond d'orgue; Basse de Trompette; Dialogue-Grand Jeu) –Joseph Payne (1974 Fisk/University of Vermont, Burlington, VT) Naxos 8.553214.
MAX REGER: Melodia in B, Op. 59, no. 11 –Gunter Kennel (1870 Hook/First Unitarian Church, Woburn, MA) LabelHarp 75506.
CARSON COOMAN: Trumpet Tune –Harry Lyn Huff (1921 Skinner/Old South Church, Boston, MA) Raven 932.