1967 Schlicker organ at Plymouth Congregational Church, Seattle, Washington
1967 Schlicker organ at Plymouth Congregational Church, Seattle, Washington

Twenty Somethings #0527

The idea of the pipe organ may be old, but those who are excited about playing it certainly are not!

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: God among us, from La NativitéChristopher Stroh. HENRI MULET: Meditation Religieuse –James Gerber. JOHANNES BRAHMS: Prelude & Fugue in g –Anne Phillips (1949 Wicks/Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 10, 2004.
These three performers studied with Dr. Kim Kasling at Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN.

J.S. BACH: Prelude in A, S. 536 –Paul M. Weber (1979; 1992 Wahl/First English Lutheran, Appleton, WI) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 4, 1997

LOUIS VIERNE: Intermezzo, from Organ Symphony Number 3, Opus 28 –Aleksandr Kirillov. WILLIAM BOLCOM: Just as I am, Gospel Preludes Book 1, #3 –Christopher Jacobson. MARGARET SANDRESKY: Toccata, Veni Creator Spiritus –Weil Sawyer, Jr. (1961 Aeolian-Skinner/Pasadena Presbyterian, Pasadena, CA) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 4, 2004.
These ‘Rising Stars’ performed during the American Guild of Organists National Convention in 2004.

TARIK O’REGAN: Cantate Domino –Choir of Queens’ College, Cambridge, Samuel Hayes; James Southall (1892 Binns/Queens’ College Chapel, Cambridge England, UK) Guild GMCD 7287

LOUIS VIERNE: Allegro maestoso, from Organ Symphony Number 3 in f#, Opus 28. J.S. BACH: Trio Sonata Number 1 in E-flat, S. 525, Allegro. NAJI HAKIM: Memor –Ahreum Han (1967 Schlicker/Plymouth Congregational, Seattle, WA) Pipedreams Archive recorded April 6, 2005.
Ms. Han, a student of Alan Morrison at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, won the Music Teachers National Association Organ Competition this year.