Episode #1434

Telling Tales

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

pipe organ stops (JMC Photos/flickr)

Some stories, with or without words, prove that music’s universal language is completely comprehensible.

Program details:

JOHANN KUHNAU: Sonata No. 1 (David and Goliath) --Johannes Geffert (1650 van Haeghen/Saint Paul’s Church, Antwerp) LCS 003.

EDOUARD BATISTE: The Storm --Adrian Lucas (1950 Hill, Norman & Beard/Norwich Cathedral, England) Priory 918.

GEORGE AKERLEY: A Sweet for Mother Goose (premiere performance) --Kathie Freeman, narrator; Mary Preston (1998 Glätter-Götz-Rosales/United  Congregational Church, Claremont, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/5/04).

JOSEPH BONNET: Consolation, Op. 10, no. 5 --Frédéric Ledroit(1965 Beuchet-Debierre/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Angouleme, France)Skarbo 2038.

FRANZ LISZT: Funérailles (No. 7), fr Harmonies poétiques et religieuses --Kalevi Kiviniemi (1905-1987 Seifert/St. Mary’s Church, Kevelaer, Germany) Fuga 9214.

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