Episode #1533

John Scott, In Memoriam

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Pipedreams this week pays tribute to the artistry of English-born organist and choral conductor John Scott, who died unexpectedly at age 59 on Aug. 12, 2015.

Program playlist:

HENRI MULET: Tu es Petra, fr Byzantine Sketches –John Scott(1948 Wicks/St. Mary Basilica, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/20/1980).

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Prelude & Fugue in c, Op. 37, no. 1 (1837). MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in e (1839) –John Scott (St. Paul’s Cathedral) Hyperion 66491/2.

MARCEL DUPRE: Preludio, fr Deuxieme Symphonie, Op. 26–John Scott (St. Paul’s Cathedral) Hyperion 67047.

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in g, BuxWV 148 –John Scott (1996 Taylor & Boody/St. Thomas Church, NYC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 2/10/07).

CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD: Ye choirs of new Jerusalem –Choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral/John Scott, director; Huw Williams(1872 Willis-1972 Mander/St. Paul’s Cathedral, London)Hyperion 67087.

J.S. BACH: Drum schliess ich, fr Motet No. 5, BWV 229 –Choir and Instruments of St. Tomas Church, NYC/John Scott, director. Resonus 10152.

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