Episode #1605

Some Southern Sonorities

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Friday, February 05, 2016

Moller organ at First United Methodist Church in Charlotte, N.C. Moller organ at First United Methodist Church in Charlotte, N.C. (Christopher Wysocki/Organ Historical Society)

This week, Pipedreams visits the Carolinas, touring organs in and around Charlotte, N.C. Throughout, we will also hear a variety of works by composers who are from or connected to France.  

Program playlist:

Nicolas de Grigny: Ave maris stella (4 versets)
Olivier Latry(1955 Aeolian-Skinner/Byrnes Auditorium, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC)


Marin Marais (arr. Louprette): Alcyone Suite
Renée Ann Louprette (2006 Ruffatti/Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Charlotte)


David Conte: Anthem, Lead kindly light (premiere)
Atlanta Master Chorale/Eric Nelson, director; Jonathan Easter (1984 Möller/1st United Methodist Church, Charlotte)


Olivier Latry: Improvisation on a Theme by Ned Rorem
Olivier Latry (Byrnes Auditorium, Winthrop University)


Marcel Dupré: Laudate Dominum
The Choraliers/Jay Forrest, director; Robert McCormick (1966 Aeolian-Skinner-2014 Parkey/Providence United Methodist Church, Charlotte)

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