Episode #1406

Conventional Wisdom: Philadelphia Flashbacks

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Monday, February 17, 2014

philadelphia, city, Philadelphia skyline, as seen from the Philadelphia Museum of Art (JVinocur/Wikimedia Commons)

Pipedreams revisits a unique recital performances from the 2002 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Philadelphia. 

Program details:

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 545 –Hatsumi Miura (2000 Mander/Presbyterian Church, Chestnut Hill, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/5/02).

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Introduction & Allegro, fr Symphony No. 1 in d, Op. 42 –Hector Olivera, Roland Atelier synthesizer; Richard Morris (1926 Austin/Irvine Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/3/02).

CRAIG PHILLIPS: Suite for Organ, Brass and Percussion –Fairmont Brass Quintet; Sam Ruttenburg, timpani; Enid Bordsky, cymbals; Marilyn Keiser (1950 Möller/1st Baptist Church, Philadelphia) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/4/02).

GERRE HANCOCK: Anthem, Judge eternal, throned in splendor –Chamber Choir of St. Peter’s Church, Paoli/Martha Johnson, director; Scott Dettra (1937 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/2/02).

KENNETH NAYLOR: Hymn, How shall I sing that majesty (Coe Fen). GERRE HANCOCK: Improvisation on Coe Fen –Chestnut Brass; Choir of St. Thomas Church, NYC/Gerre Hancock, director & organist (1857 Tellers-1977 Duddy/Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/1/02).

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