On this edition of Pipedreams, bigger-than-life performances on notable pipe organs in and around the Lone Star State.
Music featured on this program:
CÉSAR FRANCK: Piece heroique –Kevin Clarke (1994 Noack/Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX) Pro Organo 7217
FRANK SPELLER: Toccata (The Majesty of Christ) –Frank Speller (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) Albany 049
MAX REGER: Chorale-prelude, Jauchz’, Erd’, und Himmel, juble!, Op. 67, no. 15 –Mary Preston (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Gothic 49094
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Allegro vivace, from Symphony No. 5, Op. 42, no. 2 –Dame Gillian Weir (2008 Wolff/Winspear Performance Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 21, 2008
REGINALD STEGGALL: Concert Piece, Op. 7 –Festival Orchestra, Kent Stalker, conductor; Sigurd Øgaard (1964 Holtkamp/Hemmte Recital Hall, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 27, 2004
Michael Barone will host another popular PIPEDREAMS LIVE! event in Dallas, featuring an all-star roster of regional soloists, at the Meyerson Symphony Center on Monday night, September 13. Sponsors include the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of the American Guild of Organists and Classical 101-WRR-FM. Plan ahead…we hope for a capacity crowd that includes you!