The Ruffatti organ at San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall.
The Ruffatti organ at San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall.
Andrew Larson

AGO '84 - California, Here We Come Again #8594

…an introduction to the 1984 National Biennial Convention of the American Guild of Organists, featuring digital recordings of concerts and recitals performed in and around San Francisco.

FRANZ LISZT: Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H -- Frederick Swann (1984 Ruffatti/Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco) California)

NIKOLAUS BRUHNS: Praeludium in e minor   --Harald Vogel (1984 Fisk/Memorial Chapel, Stanford University)

EDWIN H. LEMARE: 2 Pieces (Carillon; A Study in Legato Pedaling)  --Thomas Murray (1924 Skinner/Trinity Episcopal Church)

MARCO ENRICO BOSSI:  Etude Symphonique --Gillian Weir (1958 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Luke's Episcopal Church)

GEORGE CRUMB:  Pastorale Drone (premiere) --David Craighead (1967 Noehren/First Unitarian Church)

FRED BOCK:  Festival Te Deum (premiere).  NED ROREM: Hymn, Come, pure hearts, in sweetest measure. THEO MUSGRAVE:  Anthem, The Lord's Prayer (premiere)  --Choirs of Grace and St. Mary's Cathedrals

OLIVIER MESSIAENDieu parmi nous (God Among Us), from La Nativité du Seigneur --Gillian Weir (1984 Ruffatti/Davies Symphony Hall)

On-location recordings were made by engineers Jack Vad and Michael Barone.