Robert Barwis “Bart” Pitman, Jr. (1948-1977)
Robert Barwis “Bart” Pitman, Jr. (1948-1977)

Robert Pitman in Memoriam #8211

…recordings by a young, talented and relatively unknown American organist, Robert Barwis Pitman, whose career ended tragically virtually before it had begun.

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Toccata in d, BuxWV 155 (1970 Brombaugh/First Lutheran, Lorain, OH)

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in g, Opus 7, number 3 (1961 Holtkamp/St. John Abbey, Collegeville, MN)

JEHAN ALAIN: Trois Danses (1961 Holtkamp/St. John Abbey, Collegeville, MN)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto Number 1 in g, Opus 25 –Robert Pitman, piano; George Lamphere, organ (1863 E.F. Walcker; 1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, MA) recorded 1973

LOUIS VIERNE: Organ Symphony Number 2 in E, Opus 20 (1961 Holtkamp/St. John Abbey, Collegeville, MN)

 


Recording engineer and producer: Michael Barone [1970-1973]