This week on Pipedreams, host Michael Barone welcomes the warmer weather with a program of seasonal music. He includes arrangements of Edvard Grieg's "To Spring" and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring for pipe organ. Works by Alfred Hollins, Rube Bloom and Sidney Torch, recorded on instruments in Britain and the United States, round out the hour. The program airs on Sunday at 11 pm.
Alfred Hollins: "Spring Song"
Roy Massey (1892 Willis-1978 Harrison/Hereford Cathedral, England) Priory
Rube Bloom: "Spring Fever"
John Giacchi (Wurlitzer/Sanfilippo Residence, Barrington, IL) Giacchi
Edvard Grieg (arr. Fox): "To Spring," Op. 43, No. 6
Virgil Fox(1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, New York City) EMI Classics
Igor Stravinsky (arr. Tharp): Le sacre du printemps
Stephen Tharp (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, MA) Pipedreams Archive
Sidney Torch: "On a spring note"
Tom Hazleton (Wurlitzer/Nethercutt Collection, Sylmar, CA) Klavier