Episode #1408

Wonder Woman Wilma Jensen

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Monday, March 03, 2014

On the occasion of her 85th birthday, Pipedreams presents a celebration of the art, the music, and the indomitable spirit of one of Nashville’s great performers, Wilma Jensen.

Program details:

JEAN LANGLAIS: Hymne d’Actions de graces (Te Deum), fr Trois paraphrases gregoriennes. HERBERT HOWELLS: Rhapsody No. 1 in D-flat, Op. 17. JAMES BIERY: Flourish & Toccata (The Royal Banners Forward Go) –Wilma Jensen (1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/29/09).

ALEXANDER RUSSELL: The Citadel at Quebec, fr St. Lawrence Sketches –Wilma Jensen (1986 Casavant/St. George’s Episcopal Church, Nashville, TN) Pro Organo 7186.

AARON DAVID MILLLER: Organ Preludes on Folk Songs (Afton Water; Kelvingrove). OLIVIER MESSIAEN: The Word, the Light of Humanity (No. 6), fr Meditations on the Mysteries of the Holy Trinity (Cathdral of Saint Paul, MN).

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