Episode #1436

Going On Record

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

pipe organ stops (JMC Photos/flickr)

Pipedreams this week features a selective international survey and review of some of the many recently released compact discs of organ music.

Program details:

WILLIAM WALTON (arr. Palmer & Gower): Prologue, fr A Wartime Sketchbook –Paul Walton (1907 Walker-1989 Manders/Bristol Cathedral, England) Regent 431.

CAMERON CARPENTER: Elaboration (after a Cello Suite Prelude by Bach). CARPENTER: Pure Imagination (after a song by Newley & Bricusse) – Cameron Carpenter (2014 Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ) Sony Classical 3796882.

CLARENCE MADER: Fangle –Jacob Benda (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX) Centaur 3361.

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Final, fr Suite in f, Op. 39 –Raymond Nagem(1953 Aeolian-Skinner-2008 Quimby/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC) Pro Organo 7265.

BRIAN CHAPPLE: Adagio & Molto ritmico, fr 6 Bagatelles–Margaret Phillips (2006 Beckerath/Marlborough College, Wiltshire, England) Regent 419.

ROBERT FROST: Poem, Not to keep –Gabrielle Bullock, speaker. DAVID BRIGGS:  Benedictus, fr Messe pour Notre-Dame–Proteus Ensemble/Stephen Shellard, director; Christopher Allsop(2008 Tickell/Worcester Cathedral, England) Regent 435.

GASTON LITAIZE: Piece en trio –Gerben Budding (1993 Seifert/St. Gangolf, Heinsberg, Germany) VDGram 20140530.

JOHANNES BASTIAANS: Allegro impetuoso, fr Fantasy Sonata in c –Gerben Budding (1853 Witte/Grote Kerk, Gorinchem, The Netherlands) LG Organ Classics 20140510.

JEAN LANGLAIS: Fete –Ken Cowan (1933 Kilgen/Our Lady of Refuge Church, Brooklyn, NY) JAV Recordings (special issue).

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