The unflappable American virtuoso Stephen Tharp talks about his career and introduces us to some pieces for which he has a strong attraction.
NAJI HAKIM: Final, fr Hommae a Igor Stravinsky (1986).
LEO SOWERBY: Fantasy for Flute Stops (1934).
VINCENT PERSICHETTI: Sonata for Organ (1960).
NADIA BOULANGER: Prelude in f (1912).
MAX REGER: Chorale-Fantasy, Straf’ mich nicht in deinem Zorn, Op. 40, no. 2 --Stephen Tharp plays the 1949 Aeolian-Skinnerpipe organ of 235 ranks at the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, performing for the American Guild of Organists (r. 6/27/14).