1965 Flentrop Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle
1965 Flentrop Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle

An Organist’s Yearbook #0152

Our annual reflection on world happenings, with highlights of instruments, young artists, and exceptional recordings.

LOUIS-JAMES-ALFRED LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: Bolero de Concert, Opus 166 –Carol Williams (2000 Austin/Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing, China) Melcot Music CD-015

SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Imperial March, Opus 32 –Thomas Heywood (1929 Hall, Norman & Beard; 2000 Schantz/Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia) Pro Organo CD 7141

CHARLES QUEF: Nol Parisien, Opus 26, number 4 –Will Headlee (1902 Hook & Hastings/Old Stone Congregational, Lyons, CO) OHS CD-98

PIERRE PETIT: Modére, finale from Concertino for Organ, Strings and Percussion –English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard; Dame Gillian Weir (1995 Marcussen/St. Augustine Chapel, Tonbridge School, Kent, England, UK) Linn CKD 178

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Das alte Jahr vergangen ist, S. 1091 –Gerhard Weinberger (1731 Thielemann/Trinity Church, Gräfenhain, Germany) cpo 999 755

HANS UWE HIELSCHER: Champagne Toccata, from California Wine Suite, Opus 40 –Michael Eckerle (1901 Schwarz/Salem Münster, Germany) Motette CD MOT 12631

HARRY WARREN: Chattanooga Choo Choo –Jack Bethards Orchestra; Lyn Larsen (1929 Wurlitzer/Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, CA) Beldale 421

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Prelude sur l’Introit de l’Epiphanie; Fugue sur le Carillon des Heures de la Cathedrale de SoissonsHerndon Spillman (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Salomon et Saint-Grégoire, Pithiviers, France) Titanic CD-200

LUÍS ÁLVARES PINTO: Lesson Number 3. JOSEPH de TORRES: Partido on the 6th Tone –Cristina Garcia Banegas (1701 Schnitger/Mariana Cathedral, Minas Gerais, Brazil) Perro Andaluz 2079

J.S. BACH: Chorale-preludes, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her, S. 715l Ach, Gott und Herr, S. 714 –Robert Clark (1746 Hildebrandt/St. Wenzel Church, Naumburg, Germany) Calcante CD-041

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Prelude in g –Gunter Kennel (1870 Hook/Holy Cross Church, Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany) Harp CD-75506

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA: Novitango –Burkhard Schmidt, sax; Traugott Forschner, trumpet; Gunter Kennel (1957 Schuke/Passionskirche, Berlin-Kreuzberg, Germany) Harp CD-75951

DOROTHY PAPADAKOS: Improvisation-Sortie on Forty Days and Forty NightsDorothy Papadakos (1954 Aeolian-Skinner; 2008 Quimby/Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York, NY) Pro Organo CD 7130

HANNES MEYER: Josef’s Tanz zum Neuen JahrHannes Meyer (Bäretswil Evangelical Church, Switzerland) Gold CD-287

J.S. BACH: Prelude in C, S. 547 –Ji-Yoen Choi (1965 Flentrop/Episcopal Cathedral of St. Mark, Seattle, WA) Naxos 8.555367

ERIC COATES: Oxford StreetLyn Larsen (Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) Musical Contrasts CD-211

Filler –Hans Uwe Hielscher (see above)