1992 C.B. Fisk organ, Opus 100, at Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas
1992 C.B. Fisk organ, Opus 100, at Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas

A Tour Around Texas #1035

…bigger-than-life performances on notable pipe organs in and around the Lone Star State.

Hour 1

CÉSAR FRANCK: Piece heroiqueKevin Clarke (1961 Aeolian-Skinner; 1994 Noack/Incarnation Episcopal, Dallas, TX) Pro Organo CD 7217

FRANK SPELLER: Toccata, The Majesty of ChristFrank Speller (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) Albany TROY049

MAX REGER: Chorale-prelude, Jauchz’, Erd’, und Himmel, juble!, Opus 67, number 15 –Mary Preston (1992 C.B. Fisk/Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX) Gothic G49094

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Allegro vivace, from Symphony Number 5, Opus 42, number 2 –Dame Gillian Weir (2008 Wolff/Winspear Performance Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 21, 2008

REGINALD STEGGALL: Concert Piece, Opus 7 –Festival Orchestra, Kent Stalker, conductor; Sigurd Øgaard (1964 Holtkamp/Hemmle Recital Hall, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 27, 2004

Filler –FRANK SPELLER: Toccata (see above)

Hour 2

CRAIG SELLER LANG: Fanfare, Opus 85 –E. Davis Wortman II (1992 Schoenstein/Wynne Chapel, Highland Park Presbyterian, Dallas, TX) Highland Park Presbyterian CD-1001

MAX REGER: Fantasy in d, Opus 135b –Christopher Anderson (1993 C.B. Fisk/Caruth Auditorium, SMU, Dallas, TX) SMU 2009

RAMÓN NOBLE: Danza EspagnolaDavid Heller (2006 Kegg/Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX) Pro Organo CD 7218

RAYMOND HAAN: Pastorale, from 3 Lyric Pieces. MARCEL DUPRÉ: Crucifixion, from Symphonie Passion, Opus 23 –Bradley Hunter Welch (1996 Casavant Frères/Broadway Baptist, Fort Worth, TX) Loft LRCD-1084

ROY PERRY: Christos PatterakisKiyo Watanabe (1954 Aeolian-Skinner; 2003 Garland/FUMC, Wichita Falls, TX) Watanabe 2005

CHARLES CALLAHAN: Arioso & Trumpet Tune –James Culp (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/First Presbyterian, Kilgore, TX) Guild GMCD 7212

J.S. BACH: In Dir ist Freude, BWV 615. J.S. BACH: Jesu, joy of man’s desiring, from Cantata Number 147. EUGÈNE GIGOUT: Grand Choeur DialogueJoyce Jones (1978 Schudi/St. Thomas Aquinas RCC, Dallas, TX) Word 9166.598

Filler –REGINALD STEGGALL (see above)


Michael Barone will host another popular PIPEDREAMS LIVE! event in Dallas, featuring an all-star roster of regional soloists, at the Meyerson Symphony Center on Monday night, September 13. Sponsors include the Dallas and Fort Worth chapters of the American Guild of Organists and Classical 101-WRR-FM. Plan ahead…we hope for a capacity crowd that includes you!