1986 Kney organ at Saint Thomas Aquinas Chapel, University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota
1986 Kney organ at Saint Thomas Aquinas Chapel, University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Thrill to the Applause #1108

…players and listeners alike experience a special exhilaration in concert settings.

Hour 1

SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN: Yeoman of the Guard Overture. FRITZ KREISLER (arranged by Conte): Variations on a Theme of Corelli. FIRMIN SWINNEN: Aria. ROBERT ELMORE: Fantasy on Nursery Tunes –Peter Richard Conte (1930 Aeolian/Longwood Gardens, Dupont Estate, Kennett Square, PA) Pipedreams Archive recorded January 16, 2010

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Benediction Nuptuale, Opus 9 –Hector Olivera (2003 Blackinton/Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded April 17, 2009

RULON CHRISTIANSEN: Lyric Symphony –James Welch (1983; 2004 Ruffatti/Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, ID) Pipedreams Archive recorded March 12, 2010

Filler –SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN (see above)

Hour 2

CRAIG PHILLIPS: 3 Hymns: Great is the Lord; The Risen Sun; TransfigurationAmarillo Master Chorale, Steve Weber, conductor; Noel-Paul Laur, organ. CRAIG PHILLIPS: Prelude & Exultation for Organ, Brass and Percussion –WTAMU Faculty Brass Quintet, John Benton, percussion; Joseph Galema (1942 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Andrew Episcopal, Amarillo, TX) Pipedreams Archive recorded April 23, 2010

RACHEL LAURIN: Prelude & Fugue in f, Opus 45. MARCEL DUPRÉ: Lamento, Opus 24. MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in A-flat, Opus 36, number 2 –Rachel Laurin (1987 Kney/St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded November 9, 2009

Filler –CRAIG PHILLIPS Prelude & Exultation (see above)

 

The Longwood Gardens organ is up-and-running again after a decade-long restoration. Future inaugural series concerts include appearances by Hector Olivera, March 4, 2011 and Cameron Carpenter, May 13, 2011, plus many others, with regular summer concerts, too.