An Organist's Yearbook

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Pipedreams presents its annual Olde Yeare/New Year reflection, with highlights from recent recordings, concert excerpts, prize–winning performances, memorial tributes and more.

Program details:

EDWARD ELGAR: Carillon, Op. 75 –Thomas Murray (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/30/13).

OLIVIER LATRY: Inaugural Improvisation No. 1 –Fr. Michael Perry, officiant; Olivier Latry (1934 Kilgen/Our Lady of Refuge Church, Brooklyn, NY) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/18/13).

JACQUES BERTHIER: Jeu de quatres –Antonio Corveiras (18th c. Anonymous-1988 Grenzing/Santa Maria la Real de la Corte, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain) A&B 4.

TRADITIONAL: Jarabe del Valle –Valentin Hernandez, percussion; Cecilia Winter (1712 Chavez/Oaxaca Cathedral, Mexico) IOHIO 5.

HIRAM TITUS: The Enchanted Castle –Maria Bucka (1965 Casavant/Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/3/06).

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Harmonies du soir, Op. 72, no. 1 –Daryl Robinson (1993 Fisk-Rosales/Rice University, Houston, TX) Pro Organo 7261.

JOHANNES BRAHMS (trans. Sheen): Tragic Overture, Op. 81 –Benjamin Sheen (1929 Aeolian/Longwood Gardens Ballroom, Kennett Square, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/22/13). Benjamin Sheen took 1st Prize in the 2013 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition.

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Toccata, fr Deuxieme Symphonie, Op. 26 –Adam Pajan (1998 Glatter-Götz-Rosales/United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/9/13). Adam Pajan took 1st Prize in the 2013 Ruth and Clarence Mader International Competition.