Episode #1624

Organ Plus

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

The 1963 Marcussen organ at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Schleswig, Germany. The 1963 Marcussen organ at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Schleswig, Germany. (Frank Vincentz/Wikimedia Commons)

Tune in Sunday at 11 pm to hear what happens when the king of instruments joins forces with other members of the musical kingdom. We'll hear the organ paired at points with bass, horn, oboe and two pianos on today's episode. "The grand total is more than the sum of the parts," says host Michael Barone.

Program Playlist:

Richard Webster: Baroque Suite for Brass and Organ
Advent Brass Ensemble; Richard Webster (1921 Skinner/St. Luke Episcopal, Evanston, IL)

Naji Hakim: Suite Rhapsodique for Horn and Organ, Noël-Offrande-Mariale
Petri Komulainen, horn; Jan Lehtola (1995 Åkerman & Lund/Kallio Church, Helsinki, Finland)

Johann Ludwig Krebs: "Jesu, meine Freude" 
Hansjörg Schellenberger, oboe; Hedwig Bilgram (1990 Rieger/Pfarre St. Gilgen, Austria)

Karl Scharnweber: "Von Gott will ich nicht lassen"
Thomas Klemm, saxophone; Wolfgang Schmiedt, guitar; Karl Scharnweber (1963 Marcussen/St. Peter Cathedral, Schleswig, Germany)

Francis Poulenc: Concerto in D for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Organ
Yaara Tall & Andreas Groethuysen, pianos; Hansjörg Albrecht (1999 Kuhn/Goßer Saal, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Munich, Germany)

Additional music by Richard Webster

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