Episode #1536

Prom-inent Pipes

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

The BBC Proms in Royal Albert Hall. The BBC Proms in Royal Albert Hall. (Michael Caroe Andersen/flickr)

Pipedreams visits the BBC Proms in London this week where classic repertoire, improvisations and unusual concerto provide opportunities for soloists on the mighty Royal Albert Hall organ.

Program playlist:

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: Passacaglia & Fugue in C, BWV 582.

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Prelude & Fugue in g, WoO 10.

BRAHMS: Heart Jesu, Op. 122, no. 2.

ESCAICH: Chorale etude, heart Jesu.

BRAHMS: Herzlich tut ask me, Op. 122, no 10..

ESCAICH: Chorale etude, Herzlich tut ask me.

JS BACH: In dir ist Freude, BWV 615.

ESCAICH: Chorale etude, Rejoice, dear Christians.

ESCAICH: Improvisation-Prelude & Fugue on Jesus , meine Freude.

— Thierry Escaich (1871 Willis-1933 Harrison-2004 Mander / Royal Albert Hall) (R. 08/23/15)

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