2003 Blackinton organ at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, Minnesota
2003 Blackinton organ at Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Stephen Tharp, 2011 Organist of the Year #1145

…performances by and conversation with the outstanding American recitalist, whose international career continues to blossom.

Hour 1

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in e, BuxWV 142 (1738 Müller/Sint-Bavokerk [St. Bavo Church], Haarlem, The Netherlands) JAV CD-178

LOUIS VIERNE: Naiades, Number 4, from Pieces de Fantasie, Opus 55. MARCEL DUPRÉ: Deuxieme Symphonie, Opus 26 (2003 Blackinton/Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded November 9, 2007

McNEIL ROBINSON: Soave e delicato, from Organ Sonata (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal, New York, NY) Ethereal CD-104

G.F. HANDEL: The Rejoicing, from Royal Fireworks Music (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 29, 2010

Filler –JEANNE DEMESSIEUX: Te Deum (see below, Dudelange)

Hour 2

JEAN-JOSEPH MOURET: Fanfare-Rondeau (1930 Kilgen/St. Patrick Cathedral, New York, NY) JAV CD-185

STEPHEN THARP: Processional Improvisation. MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Kyrie, from Messe Cum jubilo, Opus 11 –Seminary Choir of the Pontifical North American College, Christopher Berry, conductor (1953 Mascioni/Pontifical College Chapel, Vatican City, Italy) JAV CD-181

JEANNE DEMESSIEUX: Lumiere, from 7 Meditations on the Holy Spirit, Opus 6; 2 Repons pour le temps du Saint-Sacrement, Lauda Sion (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France) Aeolus AE10561

JEANNE DEMESSIEUX: Tierces, from 6 Etudes, Opus 13 (1912 Stahlhuth; 2002 Jann/Église Saint-Martin, Dudelange, Luxembourg) Aeolus AE10561

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Prelude & Fugue in d, Opus 109, number 1 (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) JAV CD-130

HENRI MULET: Tu es Petra, from Byzantine Sketches (2003 Blackinton/Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded November 9, 2007

Filler –DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE (see above)

 


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