Kotzschmar Goings and Comings

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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).