Joe’s Amazing Venture #0708
A 10th anniversary salute to Joseph A. Vitacco, a young business major from the University of Notre Dame who set out to document some of the world’s finest pipe organs.
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Sanctus et Benedictus, from Mass, Opus 36 –Choeur Darius Milhaud, Camille Haedt-Goussu, conductor; Ensemble Dodecamen, Christopher Hyde, conductor; Mark Dwyer & Stephen Tharp (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France); Daniel Roth (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) JAV CD-158
RICHARD HILLERT: Alleluia! Voices Raise –Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Choir, John-Michael Caprio, conductor; Stephen Tharp (1930 Kilgen/St. Patrick Cathedral, New York, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 7, 1996
More information about the extensive catalog of recordings can be found at JAV Recordings.
Joe Vitacco wishes to thank these individuals who have contributed to his life and the success of JAV Recordings:
John Karl Hirten, formerly organist at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint James, Brooklyn
Craig Cramer, University of Notre Dame
Christoph Frommen, Aeolus Records
Ed Kelly, Mobilemaster Recordings
Nicholas Thompson-Allen and Joseph Dzeda, of the Thompson-Allen Company, New Haven, CT
Nelson Barden and Associates, Boston, MA
Robert Schopp, of A.R. Schopp’s Sons, Alliance, OH
Michael Quimby, of Quimby Pipe Organs Inc., Warrensburg, MO
Also Stephen Tharp, Dan Madden, Peter Stoltzfus, and Janice Jankowski