Episode #1628

New Recordings of Old Favorites

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

The 2000 Fritts organ at Princeton Theological Seminary. The 2000 Fritts organ at Princeton Theological Seminary. (Courtesy Paul Fritts and Company Organ Builders)

Tune in Sunday at 11 pm to hear recent recordings of well known works, as well as more contemporary gems, for organ. Host Michael Barone surveys notable new releases in this program, including compositions by J.S. Bach, Georg Böhm, Dick Hyman, James Woodman and Rachel Laurin.

Program Playlist:

J.S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in G, BWV 541 
Robert Quinney (1976 Metzler/Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, U.K.)

J.S. Bach: Four Orgelbüchlein Chorale-preludes ("Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier", BWV 633; "Wer nur den lieben Gott", BWV 642; "Durch Adams Fall", BWV 637; "Es ist das Heil", BWV 638)
Joan Lippincott (2000 Fritts/Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, N.J.)

Böhm: Partita, Wer nur den lieben Gott
Ilona Kubiaczyk-Adler (1749 Hildebrandt/St. Bartholomew Church, Paslek, Poland)

Hyman: Thinking About Bix
Benjamin Saunders (2010 Klais/Leeds Cathedral, U.K.)

Woodman: Basilica Triptych
Greig Schearer, flute;Christa Rakich (2014 Richards, Fowkes/Somers Congregational Church, Somers, Conn.)

Laurin: Petite Suite sur un Motet de Gerald Bales, Op. 41
Brenda Portman (1990 Casavant/Hyde Park United Methodist Church, Cincinnati, Ohio)

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