This week Pipedreams features Canadian composers and performers in anticipation of the upcoming Canadian International Organ Competition in Montreal.
GERALD BALES: Fanfare for Easter Day. BALES: Petite Suite–Gerald Bales (Welte-Möller/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Minneapolis, MN) Intrada 9TR4-1.
HEALEY WILLAN: 3 Chorale-preludes (On a Melody of Orlando Gibbons; On a Melody of Melchior Vulpius; On a Tune by John Goss) –Gayle H. Martin (1955-95 Casavant/Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, Amherst, NS) Prism 001,
ANDREW AGER: Premiere Suite –Maxine Thévnot (2005 Wolff/Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, BC) Raven 929.
ALAIN GAGNON: Pastourelle –Raymond Daveluy (1889 Déry/St. Isidore, Dorchester, QC) Fonovox 7829.
PERCY WHITLOCK: Allegretto & Folk Tune, fr 5 Short Pieces. EDWARD ELGAR: Imperial March, Op. 32 –Christian Lane(2002 Casavant/Eglise Saints-Anges-Gardiens, Lachine, Quebec, Canada) Atma Classique 2874. Mr. Lane won top prize in the 2011 Canadian International Organ Competition.