1992 C.B. Fisk organ at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, TX
1992 C.B. Fisk organ at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, TX

Pulling Out ‘All the Stops’ #0439

Craig R. Whitney visits us to talk about the traditions and power of the pipe organ in the United States.

NICOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Procession of the Nobles, from Mlada –Thomas Murray (1929 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT) JAV CD-124

J.S. BACH: Toccata & Fugue in d, S. 565 –E. Power Biggs (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) CBS Masterworks MK 42644

J.S. BACH: Air, from Orchestral Suite Number 3 –Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) BMG/RCA CD-61251

LÉON BOËLLMANN: Toccata, from Suite gothique, Opus 25 –Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) EMI Classics CDC 66386

LOUIS VIERNE: Préambule, from 24 Pieces in Free Style. DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Fugue in C, JigPeter Stoltzfus Berton (1937 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark Episcopal, Philadelphia, PA) JAV CD-109

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Malle Sijmen –Gail Archer (1981 C.B. Fisk/Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA)

FRANZ TUNDER: 3 verses Jesu Christus, unser HeilandBernard Lagacé (1981 C.B. Fisk/Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA) Titanic CD-207

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Fantasie-Chorale In Festo Pentecostes, from L’Orgue Mystique, Suite 25 –Douglas Major (1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Gothic G118316

WILLIAM WALTON: Orb and Sceptre March –David Briggs (1932 Skinner; 1969 Schlicker/First Congregational, Los Angeles, CA) Delos DE 3241

ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK (transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare): Prelude to Hansel and Gretel –Ken Cowan (1931 E.M. Skinner/Cathedral of our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, Toledo, OH) JAV CD-131

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Variations on Veni Creator, Opus 4 –Mary Preston (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Gothic G49079