Episode #1610

More March Marches and Corteges

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

Gloucester Cathedral features a 1999 Nicholson organ. Gloucester Cathedral features a 1999 Nicholson organ. (David Iliff/Wikipedia Commons)

On Sunday at 11 pm, Michael Barone gets in step with spring on this program of marches, ceremonial processions and other works to help you set your stride. Performances feature pipe organs on three continents, from Melbourne, Australia to England and Sweden to the Macy's Department Store in Philadelphia.

Program Playlist:

Giuseppe Verdi (trans. Lemare): Grand March from Aida
Andrew Wilson (2004 Nicholson/Great Priory, Malvern, England) Regent 325

Philip Plaisted: Grand March
Thomas Heywood (1929 Hill-2001 Schantz/Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia) Pro Organo 7257

Andrew Boex: Marche Champetre
Robert Scoggin (1967-1983 Sipe/Christ United Methodist Church, Rochester, MN)Pipedreams Archive (r. 5/5/92)

Camille Saint-Saëns: French War March, from Suite Algerienne
Wayne Marshall (1894 Hill-1982 Harrison/Peterborough Cathedral, England) Virgin Classics 61703

William Lloyd Webber: Dedication March (1953)
Christopher Herrick (1961 Magnussons/Västerås Cathedral, Sweden) Hyperion 67734

G. F. Handel: Dead March, from Saul
Simon Preston (1937 Harrison/Westminster Abbey, London, England) London 430 145

David Briggs: Marche Episcopale
David Briggs (1999 Nicholson/Gloucester Cathedral, England) Chestnut Music 001

Gaston Litaize: Cortege
Denver Brass/Lowell Graham, conductor; Joseph Galema (2002 Schuke/Hamilton Hall, Denver, CO) Klavier 11165

Marcel Dupré: Cortege et Litanie, Op. 19
Philadelphia Orchestra/Rossen Milanov, conductor; Peter Richard Conte (Wanamaker Organ/Macy’s Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Gothic 49270

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