Pipedreams this week presents concert performances of American music from an American Guild of Organists convention in the Minnesota twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
STEPHEN PAULUS: As if the whole creation cried, fr Triptych–Isabelle Demers. (1990 Visser-Rowland/Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/25/08).
CALVIN HAMPTON: Variations on Amazing Grace –Merilee Klemp, English horn; Todd Wilson (1979 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/25/08).
LIBBY LARSEN: Fanfare for Easter (He Rose!) (premiere)–Tom Trenny, organ. BERNARD WAYNE SANDERS: Ornament of Grace (premiere)–Marilee Klemp, oboe; Marilyn Keiser, organ. STEPHEN R. FRASER: Rejoice, the Lord is King (premiere) –Mark Sedio, conductor; Lynn Trapp, organ. –Mark Sedio, organ. PAULUS: Blithely Breezing Along, fr Baronian Suite(premiere) –Marilyn Keiser, organ. PAULUS: When in our music God is glorified –Minnesota Boy Choir; Festival Chorus and Brass/William Mathis, conductor; Melanie Ohnstad (1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/22 & 25/08) .