1921 E.M. Skinner organ at Saint Luke’s Episcopal, Evanston, IL
1921 E.M. Skinner organ at Saint Luke’s Episcopal, Evanston, IL

Even Steven #0545

The commanding artistry of Stephen Tharp, a young American recitalist who this month plays his 800th public concert in the United States.

G.F. HANDEL (transcribed by Stephen Tharp): The Royal Fireworks Overture –Stephen Tharp (1921 Skinner/St. Luke Episcopal, Evanston, IL) JAV CD-138

JEAN BERVEILLER: Mouvement. NAJI HAKIM: The Embrace of Fire III –Stephen Tharp (1997 C.B. Fisk-Rosales/Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, Houston, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 1998

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Prelude & Fugue in G, Opus 109, number 2. MARCEL DUPRÉ: Triptyque, Opus 51 –Stephen Tharp (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) JAV CD-130

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Organ Sonata Number 1 in f, Opus 65, number 1 –Stephen Tharp (1983 Casavant Frères/St. Clement RCC, Chicago, IL) Naxos 8.553583

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Fugue on B-A-C-H –Stephen Tharp (1921 Skinner/St. Luke Episcopal, Evanston, IL) JAV CD-138