Pipedreams this week features harmonious counterpoint played on historic instruments, including the recently restored Kotzschmar Organ in Portland, Maine.
CARSON COOMAN: Concertino FOKO, Op. 1073. J.S. BACH:Fugue in E-flat, BWV 552/2. LEO SOWERBY: Comes Autumn Time –Kotzschmar Festival Brass; Ray Cornils & Peter Richard Conte (1912 Austin/Merrill Auditorium, City Hall, Portland) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/27/14).
BENJAMIN CARR: Variations on the Sicilian Hymn –Kevin Birch.BALDASSARE GALUPPI: Allegro e spirituoso per flauti–Gregory Peterson. RICHARD PURVIS: Canzona on Liebster Jesu; Fantasia on Ton-y-Botel –George Bozeman (1860 Hook/St. John’s Catholic Church, Bangor) SJOS 101-97.
SAMUEL WESLEY: Fugue in G, Op. 6, no. 8 –Margaret Irwin-Brandon (1848 Stevens/1st Church, Belfast) OHS 92.
ALEXANDRE GUILMANT (arr. Cornils): Finale, fr Organ Symphony No. 1 in D, Op. 42 –Kotzschmar Festival Brass/Peter Richard Conte, conductor; Ray Cornils (r. 9/27/14).