1714 Sieber organ, Michaelerkirche, Vienna, Austria
1714 Sieber organ, Michaelerkirche, Vienna, Austria

The King of Instruments (II) #8579

…On this first broadcast of a new Pipedreams series, host Michael Barone surveys the musical and historic variety of the pipe organ, while sampling recent recordings. The emphasis is on the unusual and the unusually attractive, with wide-ranging choices covering many musical styles, performers, and instruments.

J.S. BACH: Fantasy in g minor, S. 542  Herbert Tachezi (1755 Silbermann-Hildebrandt/Hofkirche, Dresden, Germany)

W.F. BACH: Fugue in g minor  Leo van Doeselaar (1727 Müller/Jacobijnerkerk, Leeuwarden, The_Netherlands)

G.F. HANDEL: 3 pieces  Johann Sonnleitner (Stadrkirche in Laufenburg)

GEORG BÖHM: Capriccio in D  Hans Fagius (Sandviken)

GIUSEPPE VERDI: "Aida" Triumphal March  Noel Rawsthorne (Coventry Cathedral)

J.S. BACH: Bist du bei mir. EUGÈNE GIGOUT: Toccata  John Longhurst (Mormon Tabernacle)

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Duo, Op. 8, No. 3  Thomas Brown, piano; Rollin Smith, organ (Trinity Cathedral in Trenton)

EUGÈNE GIGOUT: Grand Choeur Dialogue  Norman Mackenzie (Trinity Cathedral in Trenton)

ANTHONY NEWMAN: "Simple Gifts"; Communion  Anthony Newman (St. Peter's, Bay Shore)

ANONYMOUS: Alamande  Harald Vogel (Wellesley College)

NICOLAS de GRIGNY: Recit de Cromorne  Melvin Butler (1983 C.B. Fisk/Downtown Presbyterian, Rochester, New York)

J.S. BACH: Duet No. 3, from Clavieruebung III  Christa Rakich (1967 C.B. Fisk/Harvard Memorial Chapel, Cambridge, Massachusetts)