Decidely Conventional #8201

the very first Pipedreams broadcast features highlights from the 1980 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists held in the Minnesota Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

McNEIL ROBINSON: Festival Improvisation and Hymn, O That I had a thousand voicesMcNeil Robinson (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 16, 1980

RICHARD HILLERT: Venite Exultemus, premiere –Festival Liturgical Choir and Ensemble, John Ferguson, organist & conductor (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 16, 1980

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Motet, Opus 74, number 1, Warum ist das Licht gegeben?Dale Warland Singers, Dale Warland, conductor (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 16, 1980

RICHARD HILLERT: Te Deum, premiere –Festival Liturgical Choir and Ensemble, John Ferguson, organist & conductor (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 16, 1980

DOMINICK ARGENTO: Hymn, Let all the world in every corner sing –Festival Liturgical Choir and Ensemble plus a congregation of over 2000 church musicians, John Ferguson, organist & conductor (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 16, 1980

McNEIL ROBINSON: Festival Improvisation on a Hymn by Dominick Argento –McNeil Robinson (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 16, 1980

CALVIN HAMPTON: Variations on The Old HundredthCalvin Hampton (1932; 1936 Aeolian-Skinner/Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 16, 1980

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU: Harpsichord Suite in a [1728] –Larry Palmer, Dowd harpsichord at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis; Pipedreams Archive recorded June 18, 1980

BENJAMIN BRITTEN: Te Deum and Jubilate in C. EDGAR BAINTON: Anthem, And I saw a new heaven. JOHN GOSS: Hymn, Praise my soul the king of heaven [Lauda Anima]. HENRI MULET: Toccata, Tu es Petra, from Byzantine SketchesChoir of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London, Barry Rose, conductor; John Scott (1949 Wicks/Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 17, 1980