This week Pipedreams focuses on the man behind the organ, prolific American composer Dan Locklair.
Dan Locklair: O Festive Day (premiere) –Michael E. Lodico (1980 Schantz/1st United Methodist Church, Waynesville, NC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/7/12).
Locklair: Trumpets of Light (premiere) –Lorraine Cohen, trumpet; Matthew Phelps (1957-65 Schantz/Reformed Church, Bronxville, NY) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/23/11).
Locklair: Anthem, The Lone Wild Bird (1979) –Las Cantates Women's Choir, University of Mexico/Maxine Thévenot, director. (2002 Reuter/St. John's Cathedral, Albuquerque, NM) Raven 938.
Locklair: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra (2010) –Eastern Festival Orchestra/Gerard Schwarz, conductor; Susan Bates (1982 Fisk/Christ United Methodist Church, Greensboro, NC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/29/11).