Going On Record

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Sunday, September 12, 2010

On this edition of Pipedreams, we offer a late-summer review of an international selection of recently issued recordings devoted to the King of Instruments. They include the flamboyant young organist Cameron Carpenter, as well as Colm Carey, Stephen Buzard, and others.

 

Music feature on this program:

J.S. BACH: 2 Chorale-preludes from the Leipzig Collection: Komm, Gott Schöpfer, heiliger Geist, BWV 667 & Vor deinen Thron tret ich, BWV 668 –Gail Archer (2003 Fritts/Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY) MeyerMedia 10013

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 531 –Balint Karosi (2000 Richards, Fowkes/First Lutheran Church, Boston, MA) Dulcian 007

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in G, BWV 541 with an improvised cadenza –Cameron Carpenter (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, New York, NY) Telarc 31980

JEAN JULES ROGER-DUCASSE: Pastorale –Dong-Il Shin (1996 Casavant/Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX) Pro Organo 7241

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in B-flat, Op. 65, no. 4, movements 2 & 4 –Stephen Buzard (2008 Buzard/Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington, IL) Delos 3406

LEO SOWERBY: Nunc dimittis, from Evening Service in e –Choirs of St. Paul’s Parish, Robert McCormick, conductor; John Bohl (1997 Schoenstein/Saint Paul’s Church, “K” Street, Washington, DC) Pro Organo 7238

WILLIAM HENRY HARRIS: Flourish for an Occasion –Colm Carey (2000 Letourneau/Church of the Ascension & Saint Agnes, Washington, DC) Signum 508

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