Kotzschmar Goings and Comings

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Pipedreams this week features archive recordings of the renowned Kotzschmar Memorial Organ at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine, in anticipation of the instrument's "grand reawakening" on Sept. 27 following a major two-year refurbishment.

Program details:

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Toccata di Concerto, Op. 59 –Fred Hohman(Pro Organo 7117).

J. S. BACH: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 –Ray Cornils (AFKA 120).

JOHN KNOWLES PAINE: Concert Variations on the Austrian Hymn, Op. 3, no. 1 –Ray Cornils (AFKA 110).

LEMARE: Summer Sketches (DawnThe BeeThe CuckooTwilightEvening)–Thomas Murray (AFKA 515).

JACQUES OFFENBACH: Orpheus in the Underworld --Thomas Heywood (AFKA 119).

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