Robert Elmore
Robert Elmore

Give 'em Elmore #1304

…a centenary tribute to imaginative and virtuosic American composer-organist Robert Elmore (1913-1985).

Hour 1

ROBERT ELMORE: Festival ToccataRobert Plimpton (Wanamaker organ/Macy's Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/2/12)

ELMORE: Rhythmic Suite, Rhythms (i.) –Robert Plimpton (1914 Austin/Spreckels Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA) Spreckels Organ Society 4; Pavane (ii.) –Clay Christiansen (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) Klavier 11044; Rigadoon (iii.) –Albert Russell (Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, NYC) Vermont Organ Academy 005; Finale (iv.) –Robert Plimpton (Wanamaker organ/Macy's, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/2/12)

ELMORE: Chorale-prelude on SeelenbrautigamJoyce Jones (Möller/Cadet Chapel, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY) Motette 11491

ELMORE: Concerto for Organ, Brass and Percussion –Wanamaker Festival Brass Ensemble/Peter Conte, director; Robert Plimpton (Wanamaker organ/Macy's Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/2/12)

Hour 2

ELMORE: RhumbaOlivier Vernet (1997 Birouste/Eglise St. Vincent/Roquevaire, France) Ligia Digital 0104160

ELMORE: Donkey DanceGabriel Dessauer (1985 Mayer/St. Bonifatius Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) Dessauer 1999

ELMORE: Sonata for Organ –Norman Mackenzie (2000 Reuter/First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/4/2002)

WALTER KRAMER: Eklog. FRITZ KREISLER: Caprice Viennois. J. S. BACH: Toccata & Fugue in d, BWV 565 –Robert Elmore (1929 Kimball/Boardwalk Hall Ballroom and 1929-1932 Midmer-Losh/Main Auditorium, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ) ACCHOS 02

ELMORE: Night SongPeter Conte (Wanamaker organ, Macy's Philadelphia) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/2/12)

ELMORE: Fantasy on Nursery Themes –Robert Elmore (1929 Kimball/Boardwalk Hall Ballroom, Atlantic City, NJ) ACCHOS 02


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