1984 Ruffatti organ at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California
1984 Ruffatti organ at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California

Off the Shelf #1122

…a spring survey of some recent CD releases from American producers in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

Hour 1

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in B, Opus 7, number 1 –Scott Dettra (1938 Ernest M. Skinner & Son; 1975 Aeolian-Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Loft LRCD-1114

ANONYMOUS (arranged by Christoph Bull): Retrové. MARTIN BÖTTCHER (arranged by Christoph Bull): Winnetou-MelodieChristoph Bull (2004 Glatter-Götz, Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) Bull Run Music 00706

ANNE WILSON: Toccata –Alan Morrison (Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ [2006 Dobson]/Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA) ACA Digital 20108

HENRY PURCELL: Voluntary in G; Anthem, I was gladChoir of Saint Thomas Church, New York; Concert Royal; John Scott, conductor & organ soloist; Frederick Teardo, accompanying organist (2003 Klop chest organ) Saint Thomas Recordings 2010

J.S. BACH: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, excerpts –Stephen Tharp (2006 Fritts/Cathedral of St. Joseph, Columbus, OH) JAV CD-172

AARON COPLAND: Scherzo, from Organ SymphonySan Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Paul Jacobs (1984 Ruffatti/Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA) SFS Media 0038

Filler –MARTIN BÖTTCHER (see above)


Hour 2

HEALEY WILLAN: EpilogueAndrew Henderson (1937 Casavant Frères/St. John the Evangelist Church, Elora, Ontario, Canada) Saint John’s Church 101

WILLIAM BOYCE: Voluntary Number 4 –Benjamin Waterhouse (1790 England/Cathédrale Holy Trinity, Québec City, Québec, Canada) HTC 1790

THÉODORE DUBOIS: Messe de la Délivrance, Kyrie & Agnus DeiOttawa Choral Union, Michel Brousseau, conductor; Jean-Willy Kunz (1915; 1996 Casavant Frères/Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montréal, Québec, Canada) ATMA ACD2632

JUAN CABANILLES: Pasacalles Number 2; Toccata Number 2 –Guy Bovet (1727 anonymous/San Jerónimo, Tlacochahuaya, Ciudad de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, México) Instituto de Organos Historicos de Oaxaca 1

VARIOUS: Medley from Pirates of the CarribeanCharlie Balogh (Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) Organ Stop CD-120

LOUIS VIERNE: Lied, from Pieces in Free Style, Opus 31 –Brenda Lynne Leach (2003 Berghaus/St. Stephen Episcopal, Wilkes-Barre, PA) Pro Organo CD 7237

ANDREW AGER: Missa Campanella, Kyrie & GloriaCathedral Choir, Maxine Thevenot, conductor; Stephen Tharp (2002 Reuter/Cathedral of Saint John, Albuquerque, NM) Raven OAR-926

LOUIS VIERNE: Gloria, from Messe SolennelleChoir of Christ Church, Cambridge, MA, Stuart Forster, conductor; Jeremy Bruns (1956 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Thomas Episcopal, New York, NY) Christ Church 2010

Filler –WILLIAM BOYCE (see above)


Michael Barone wll be host for the annual Independence Day Organ Recital at Washington National Cathedral, July 4, 11 a.m., a free concert featuring Cathedral organists Scott Dettra and Jeremy Filsell. It’s free…come out to hear it!