Episode #1630

In Many Moods

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

pipe organ stops (JMC Photos/flickr)

Tune in Sunday at 11 pm as host Michael Barone explores the range of emotions express by the pipe organ, from dolorous laments to moments of whimsy to joyous revelry. On this program, we will hear a "sassy" piece by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer William Bolcom, somber and uplifting choral-preludes and many other poignant works.

Program Playlist:

William Bolcom: Humoresk 
Eastman Graduate Chamber Orchestra; Chaowen Ting, conductor; Nathan Laube (1952–1991 Austin/3rd Presbyterian Church, Rochester, N.Y.)

George Baker: Lamento (Prelude on Michael)
Stephen Tharp (2005 Rosales/Glatter-Götz, Augustana Lutheran Church, West Saint Paulo, Minn.)

Henry Martin: Prelude & Fugue in G Sharp (U.S. premiere)
Stephen Tharp (2005 Rosales/Glatter-Götz, Augustana Lutheran Church, West Saint Paulo, Minn.)

Felix Mendelssohn: Overture to the Saint Paul, Op. 36 (arr. Best)
Stephen Tharp (2005 Rosales/Glatter-Götz, Augustana Lutheran Church, West Saint Paulo, Minn.)

Max Reger: Canzona, from Monologue, Op. 63, No. 3
Wolfgang Rübsam (1987 Kney/University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.)

Wolfgang Rübsam: Four Chorale-preludes ("Ah, Holy Jesus"; "O sacred head"; "Good Christians all"; "Rejoice now all Christians")
Wolfgang Rübsam (1987 Kney/University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn.)

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