Emma Lou Diemer!
Emma Lou Diemer!

Emma Lou! #1004

…a celebration of the life and work of the industrious and indefatigable American composer Emma Lou Diemer, with comment, compact discs, and concert performances.

Hour 1

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Fantasie [1958] –Christa Rakich (1932 Kilgen/Church of St. Justin, Hartford, CT) AFKA SK-527

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Create in me a clean heart –John Anthony, trumpet; Joan DeVee Dixon (1991 Reuter/Munger Chapel, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR) RBWCD-015

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Joy to the worldPhilip Brunelle (1981 Holtkamp/Plymouth Congregational, Minneapolis, MN) Virgin Classics 91088

EMMA LOU DIEMER: 3 Psalm Interpretations; 95, 108 & 97 –Joan DeVee Dixon (1991 Reuter/Munger Chapel, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR) RBWCD-018

EMMA LOU DIEMER: A Concert Collection: Hymn, All creatures of our God and King; Aria*; Anthem, I will give thanks; Fiesta*; Variations on Abide with me*; Anthem, Hallelujah!; Hymn, How firm a foundation –St. Michael’s Brass Ensemble; Festival Choir, Jerry Lanz & Michelle Edwards, conductors; Melanie Ohnstad, Lynn Trapp & (*) Emma Lou Diemer (2003 Reuter/St. Michael Lutheran Church, Bloomington, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded February 5, 2006

Filler –Create in me (see above)

Hour 2

EMMA LOU DIEMER: O beautiful, for spacious skies –Stanley Cox (1930 Kilgen/St. Patrick Cathedral, New York, NY) JAV CD-136

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Psalm 151 for Organ Solo –Joan DeVee Dixon (1991 Reuter/Munger Chapel, University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR) RBWCD-014

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Aria & Scherzo for Flute and Organ –Linda Marianiello, flute; Keith Reas (1985 Reuter/Augustana Lutheran, Denver, CO) MSR Classics MS1069

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Dance, from Suite SundayGregory Butler, piano; David Palmer (1994 Casavant Frères/Yorkminster Park Baptist, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Palmer 2007

EMMA LOU DIEMER: 2 Hymn Preludes: All things bright and beautiful; Sweet StoryChrista Rakich (1932 Kilgen/Church of St. Justin, Hartford, CT) OHS CD-94

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Puer nobisMargaret Martin Kvamme (1889 Felgemaker; 1988 Goodwin/Holy Cross RCC, Santa Cruz, CA) Albany TROY940

EMMA LOU DIEMER: Concerto in One Movement for Organ and Chamber Orchestra, AlaskaCzech National Symphony, Paul Freeman, conductor; Marilyn Mason (1975 Rieger-Kloss/Dvořák Hall in the Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic) Albany TROY706

Filler –Variations on Abide with me (see above)