A Houston Organ Prelude

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Sunday, May 01, 2016

Tune in at 11 pm on Sunday as Michael Barone previews the 2016 American Guild of Organists' national convention, which will be held in Houston. During this hour, you'll hear works by Bach, Bach mentor Georg Böhm, Johann Pachelbel and Marcel Dupré, as well as a recent compositions by Houston-based composer and organist Rob Landes. All of the performances were recorded on organs in the Texas city.

Program Playlist:

Georg Böhm: Praeludium in C 
Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra (2010 Fritts/St. Philip Presbyterian Church, Houston) Pipedreams Archive

Johann Pachelbel: Ciacona in F
Kimberly Marshall (1995 Noack/Christ the King Lutheran Church, Houston) Pipedreams Archive

J. S. Bach: Sinfonia No. 3 from Cantata BWV 35
Ars Lyrica Houston/Matthew Dirst, director; Robert Bates (1995 Noack/Christ the King Lutheran Church, Houston) Pipedreams Archive

Rob Landes: Toccata 
Kathryn White (2012 Letourneau/Belin Chapel, Houston Baptist University) Pipedreams Archive

Marcel Dupré: "Évocation" (Poeme Symphonique), Op. 37
Stephen Tharp (2010 Pasi/Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston) Pipedreams Archive

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