1929 Wurlitzer organ, Opus 2103, at Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, California
1929 Wurlitzer organ, Opus 2103, at Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, California

Archive of American Blessings #0926

…the rich resource of our nation’s own compositional talent store gives our ears and hearts much for which to be thankful.

Hour 1

LEO SOWERBY: Comes Autumn TimeLorenz Maycher (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/First Presbyterian, Kilgore, TX) Raven OAR-310

HORATIO PARKER: Romanza, Opus 17, number 3; Canon, Opus 68, number 2; Risoluto, Opus 68, number 5 –Albert Ahlstrom (1895 Müller & Abel/St. Joseph - Yorkville, New York, NY) Raven OAR-340

EDWARD MacDOWELL: To a wild rose, from Woodland SketchesVirgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) EMI Classics CDC 65426

FELIX ARNDT: NolaGeorge Wright (Hollywood Philharmonic Organ/George Wright Residence, Hollywood, CA) Banda CD-109555

JIMMY van HEUSEN: Here’s that rainy day, from Carnival in FlandersJelani Eddington (1929 Wurlitzer/Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, CA) RJE Productions 2103

DANIEL PINKHAM: GloriaPhiladelphia Brass; Joan Lippincott (1992 Mander/Princeton University Chapel, Princeton, NJ) Gothic G49072

ROBERT ELMORE: Fantasy on Nursery Tunes –Jonas Nordwall, Tom Hazleton. LEW POLLACK: At the Codfish BallDonna Parker (1928 Kimball/Dickinson High School Auditorium, Wilmington, DE) Triple Play 33302

KATHLEEN SCHEIDE: Amazing GraceKathleen Scheide (1897 Hutchings/Basilica of our Lady of Perpetual Help “Mission Church”, Boston, MA) Raven OAR-350

Filler –JIMMY van HEUSEN (see above)

Hour 2

ALFRED HOLLINS: A Song of SunshineTom Hazleton (1928 Wurlitzer/private studio [former 1928 Minnesota Theatre Wurlitzer]) Historical Recording Company 101

RICHARD RODGERS: Victory at Sea Symphonic Scenario –Walt Strony (1927 Wurlitzer/Place de la Musique, Sanfilippo Residence, Barrington, IL) Strony Concerts CD-4

SCOTT JOPLIN: Magnetic Rag –Ansgar Aylward, violin; Keith Hooper, oboe; Jürgen Schwab (1994 Mühleisen/Owenstadt Parish, Germany) Fireworks Music 0028

AARON COPLAND: Symphony for Organ and Orchestra [1924] –Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Andrew Risinger (2007 Schoenstein/Laura Turner Concert Hall, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN) Pipedreams Archive recorded December 6, 2008

Filler –FELIX ARNDT (see above)