Photo–Steve Karg

An Organists Yearbook #9552

Reflecting on what has been and what may be in the realm of the King of Instruments, with audo postcards, letters from listeners, reviews of some new recordings, and enough of a party atmosphere to ring out the Old Year and ring in the New Year, too.

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Fantasie on Valet will ich dir gebenScott Montgomery (1992 Buzard/St. Matthew RCC, Champaign, IL) Pipedreams Archive recorded August 14, 1995

J.S. BACH: 3 Orgelbuechlein Chorales for the New Year: Helft mir Gottes Gute preisen, S. 612; Das alte Jahr vergangen ist, S. 614; In dir ist Freude, S. 615 –Douglas E. Bush (1993 Jones/Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City, UT) HoTay Productions CD-2874

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Magnificat, Opus 18, number 1. LOUIS VIERNE: Gloria, from Messe Solennelle, Opus 16 –Francis Kline (1985 Bedient/Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Charleston, SC) Pipedreams Archive recorded November 17, 1995

JAMES PIERPONT: Jingle Bells. ANONYMOUS: Merry Christmas (1920's Dutch street organ/Museum Speelklok, Utrecht, The Netherlands) Utrecht Museum CD-004

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Sicilienne, from Suite for Organ, Opus 5 –Michael Kaminski (1918 Steere/Baptist Temple, Brooklyn, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded September 18, 1993

SUSANNE VAN SOLDT MANUSCRIPT: Almande prynce. JOHANN KASPAR KERLL: Canzona Number 5 in C –Roland Goetz (historic organs in Burgenland) FSM CD-96512/3

JULIUS REUBKE: Fugue, from Sonata on the 94th Psalm –Mark Laubach (1993 Reuter/St. John Lutheran, Allentown, PA) Pro Organo CD 7045

JACK YELLEN: Hard Hearted HannahGeorge Wright (Hollywood Philharmonic Studio Organ) Banda CD-109555

ADOLF HESSE: Variations on Jesu, meine Freude –Martin Rost (1995 Noack/Christ the King Lutheran, Houston, TX) KUHF recording from October 8, 1995

ROBERT BELOW: Hymn-prelude, Urbs beata Jerusalem. J.S. BACH: Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, S. 674 –George Damp (1995 Brombaugh/Lawrence University, Appleton, WI) Pipedreams Archive

PERCY FLETCHER: "Ring out, wild bells" –Black Dyke Mills Band; Huddersfield Choral Society, Roy Newsome, conductor; Keith Rhodes (1881 Henry Willis/Town Hall, Huddersfield, England, UK) Chandos CD-4541