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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Richard Strauss in the 1940s Richard Strauss in the 1940s (© 2014 Richard-Strauss Institut, Garmisch-Partenkirchen)

Pipedreams this week presents a selective collection of organ works by composers with significant birthdays observed during this year.

Program details:

RICHARD STRAUSS: Festliches Präludium for Organ and Orchestra, Op. 61 –Philadelphia Orchestra/Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor; Michael Stairs (1986 Rieger/Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan) EMI Classics 55185.

FRANZ TUNDER: In dich hab ich gehoffet, Herr –Christopher Marks (1950 Holtkamp/Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College, Syracuse University, NY) Raven 790.

TUNDER: Praeludium in G –Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra (2001 GoArt North German Organ/Örgryte nya kyrka, Göteborg, Sweden) Loft 1048/9.

THOMAS ATTWOOD WALMISLEY: Evening Service in d –Choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral/John Scott, director; Christopher Dearnley(Willis-Mander/St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, England) Hyperion 66249.

GUY ROPARTZ: Three Pieces (Sur un theme BretonIntermede;Fugue in e) –Jean-Pierre Lecaudey (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Ouen Abbey, Rouen, France) Pavane 7393/4.

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