Episode #1522

Cathedral Centenary Celebration

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Sunday, June 07, 2015

The Cathedral of St. Paul sits on a hill overlooking the Minnesota State Capitol and the rest of the capitol city. (Jennifer Simonson/MPR News)

Pipedreams this week features concert performances from the renovated organs at the Cathedral of Saint Paul in Minnesota’s capital city.

Program playlist:

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR:  Allegro vivace (Variations), fr Organ Symphony No. 5 in F, Op. 42, no. 1 –Olivier Latry (r. 10/24/13).

THOMAS TALLIS:  Ecce tempu idoneum (verses).  WILLIAM WALTON (trans. McKie):  Orb & Sceptre March –Choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London/Andrew Carwood, director; Simon Johnson (r. 4/28/15).

EMILY MAXON PORTER:  3 Hymn Preludes (Lobe den Herren; Schönster Herr Jesu; St. Denio), fr Celebrations of Praise –Marilyn Biery (r. 7/25/03).

LOUIS VIERNE: Adagio (iv.), fr Organ Symphony No. 3, Op. 28 –Janette Fishell (r. 9/25/14).

STEPHEN PAULUS:  Cathedral Fanfare for Two Organs –Jean-Baptiste Robin & Samuel Holmberg (r. 10/30/14).

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