2010 Quoirin organ in Ascension Episcopal Church, New York, NY
2010 Quoirin organ in Ascension Episcopal Church, New York, NY

An Organist's Yearbook #1152

…the annual end-of-the-year reflection, with highlights from recent recordings, concert excerpts, prize-winning performances and more.

Hour 1

JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY: Overture, L’Amour malade –Frederic Deschamps (2010 Quoirin/Ascension Episcopal Church, New York, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 26, 2011

J.S. BACH: Trio Sonata Number 1 in E-flat, 3rd movement, Allegro, BWV 525 –David Yearsley (2010 GOArt-Schnitger/Anabel Taylor Chapel, Cornel University, Ithaca, NY) Pipedreams Archive recorded March 8, 2011

HEALEY WILLAN: Fugue, from Introduction, Passacaglia & Fugue –Bill Chouinard (2011 Schantz/Gesu Church, Milwaukee, WI) Pipedreams Archive recorded August 13, 2011

PERCY WHITLOCK: Scherzetto, from Sonata –Christian Lane (1891; 1924; 1991 Casavant Frères/Basilique Notre-Dame, Montréal, Québec, Canada) Pipedreams Archive recorded October 14, 2011
CIOC First Prize Winner

RAYMOND DAVELUY: Herzlich tut mich erfreuenDavid MacDonald (1963 Casavant Frères/Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Cap, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada) CBC 1104
85th birthday tribute to Mr. Daveluy, [b. December 23, 1926]

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: The Fountain of Life, from Book of the Holy SacramentPaul Jacobs (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal, New York, NY) Naxos 8.572436/7
2011 Grammy Award winner

JAMES H. ROGERS: Intermezzo, from Suite for Organ –Charles Echols (2007 Casavant Frères/Natavity Catholic Church, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded September 25, 2011

FELIX ARNDT: Nola. PAUL SPICER: Introduction & Finale, from Kiwi FireworksMartin Setchell, (1997 Rieger/Town Hall, Christchurch, New Zealand) Atoll ACD601 & ACD603

ROBIN DINDA: Fast & Lively, from Organ Concerto Number 1, premiere –Eastern Festival Orchestra, Gerard Schwarz, conductor; John Alexander (1982 C.B. Fisk/Christ UMC, Greensboro, NC) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 29, 2011

SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Coda, from Organ Sonata Nlo. 2 –Anthony Hammond (1912 Harrison & Harrison/St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, England, UK) Priory PRCD1037

Filler –SIR EDWARD ELGAR (see above)

Hour 2

LOUIS-JAMES-ALFRED LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: March –Jane Edge (1896 Felgemaker/Holy Spirit Episcopal, Vashon Island, WA) AFKA SK-536
In Memoriam Jane Edge, [1927—2011]

DAVID PIZARRO: Trisagion Fanfares –Cathedral Choir, Richard Westenburg, conductor; David Pizarro (1954 Aeolian-Skinner; 2008 Quimby/Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York, NY) Vanguard 6013
In Memoriam David Pizarro, [1931—2011]

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Scherzo, Opus 2 –Oswald Ragatz (1965 Wicks/Wicks Studio, Highland, IL) Wicks 0092
In Memoriam Oswald Ragatz, [1917—2011]

J.S. BACH: All men are mortal, BWV 643 –Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside, New York, NY) Virgil Fox Legacy 4135
In Memoriam Richard Torrence, [1938—2011], long-time friend, manager, and promoter of Virgil Fox

JOHNNY MERCER: Hurray for HollywoodWalt Strony (Wurlitzer/Krughoff residence, Downer’s Grove, IL) WSOC-1
American Theatre Organ Society Hall of Fame 2011 Inductee

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Pastorale, from Symphony Number 2, Opus 13, number 2 –Frederick Hohman (1927 Casavant Frères; 2001 Schantz/St. Andrew Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN) Pro Organo 7202
10th anniversary of Casavant-Schantz organ in its new home

J.S. BACH: Prelude in G, BWV 541 –Alison Luedecke (1961 Beckerath/Stetson University, DeLand, FL) Raven 610
60th anniversary of Beckerath organ

LEO SOWERBY: Organ Concerto in C, 1st movement –Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor; Robert Parris (2004 Glatter-Götz, Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 8, 2004
In Memoriam Robert Parris, [1952—2011]

LEE HOIBY: The OfferingMemphis Boychoir & Chamber Choir and Pro Arte String Ensemble, John Ayer, conductor; David Kienzle (1927 Kilgen; 1956; 1975 Schantz/Episcopal Cathedral of Saint Mary, Memphis, TN) Pro Organo 7073
In Memoriam Lee Hoiby, [1926—2011]

Filler –ROGERS (see above)