Episode #1606

Various Variants

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

pipe organ stops (JMC Photos/flickr)

Michael Barone follows the evolution of famous melodies through adaptations by composers and reinterpretations by musicians, this week. Selections include variations on pieces from the Spanish Renaissance theme La Folia to the Austrian Hymn. This episode also features organs from Italy, France, England, New York and Texas. 

Program Playlist: 

Anonymous: Variations on La Folia
Antonio Frigé (1978 Mascioni/Chiesa San Alessandro, Barzio, Italy) Nuovo Era 7042

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante & Variations in G, K. 501 
Olivier Vernet and Cédric Meckler (2004 Aubertin/Saint-Louis en l’Ile, Paris, France) Ligia Digital 0104171-06

Gerre Hancock: Variations on Ora Labora
Todd Wilson (1969 Adams/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Raven 951

Joseph Bonnett: Magnificat (6 verses), Op. 10, No. 7
Frédéric Ledroit (1965 Beuchet-Debierre/Cathedral of St. Peter, Angouleme, France) Skarbo 2038

Derek Bourgeois: Variations on a Theme by Herbert Howells
Daniel Moult (1873 Hill/Arundel Cathedral, West Sussex, England) Regent 434

John Knowles Paine: Concert Variations on the Austrian Hymn
Scott Montgomery (2010 Reuter/Christ United Methodist Church, Plano, TX) Raven 944

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