Episode #1547

All-American

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Despite the organ's origins abroad, our resident American composers have rather nicely figured out the King of Instruments.

Program playlist:

CHARLES IVES: Variations on America. JOHN LaMONTAINE:Even Song. CALVIN HAMPTON: Fanfares–Mary Preston (1992 Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/1997)

LARRY J. LONG: Variations on A mighty fortress–Rhonda Sider Edgington (2012 Wahl/Augustana Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL) RSE 2015

JOSEPH Z. ADAMS: Manidoog Nibiikang/Spirits that dwell in the water source (2013) –Jon Romer, Native American flute;Sarah Carlson (2011 Berghaus/St. John’s Lutheran, Park Rapids, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/10/14)

RENÉ BECKER: Sonata No. 2 in E, Op. 41 –Charles Echols (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/15/2008)

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