Archive of From the Ocean Grove #1027
…from the centenary celebrations of the Robert Hope-Jones pipe organ in the world-famous auditorium of this picturesque New Jersey summer shore-side retreat.
LÉON BOËLLMANN: Suite Gothique*
LOUIS VIERNE: Berceuse, from 24 Pieces en style libre*
Filler –J.S. BACH: Nun freut euch, lieben Christen from Ocean Grove CD**
Filler –LÉON BOËLLMANN: Fantasie-Dialogue (see above)
Gordon Turk, Ocean Grove Auditorium Organist, talks with Michael Barone about the history of this historic 6700-seat hall and its lavish 176-rank instrument, and demonstrates the organ’s original Hope-Jones voices and the new Antiphonal Division. The concert recordings were made especially for this broadcast; CDs by Gordon Turk have been issued on the Dorian label, 90267* [nla] and by the Ocean Grove Associaton (**). The Ocean Grove Auditorium Organ is featured in regular midday and evening concerts throughout the summer months www.oceangrovenj.com.