1963 Austin-2001 Zimmer organ at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta
1963 Austin-2001 Zimmer organ at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta

Georgia On My Mind #1323

…classical and theatre organists, and some young competition winners, provide some sounds from the deep south.

Hour 1

JOHN RUTTER: Variations on an Easter Theme (O filii et filiae) –Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault (1989 Möller/Roswell United Methodist Church, Roswell, GA) Gothic 49043

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in d, Op. 65, no. 6 –Benton Blasingame (1st Prize). THIERRY ESCAICH: 2 Poems (Eaux natales; Vers l'espérance) –Samuel Gaskin (1963 Austin-2001 Zimmer/St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta).

Blasingame (1st Prize) and Gaskin (2nd Prize) were the winners of the 2012 Taylor Organ Competition, sponsored by the Atlanta Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (r. 4/21/12)

COLE PORTER: Aladdin SuiteSteven Ball (1929 Möller/Fox Theater, Atlanta) Ball 1001

HOAGY CARMICHAEL: Georgia on my mindBob van Camp (Atlanta Fox Theater) Atlanta Landmarks 1997

Hour 2

JOHN WILLIAMS: Imperial March, fr Star Wars. HECTOR BERLIOZ: Dream of a Witches Sabbath, fr Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14 –Josh Perschbacher (1991 Austin/St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta) Intent 2006

DOM PAUL BENOIT: The Good ShepherdTodd Wilson (1961 Aeolian-Skinner/Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta) Delos 3145

JEAN BERVEILLLER: Mouvement. GUY BOVET: Le Bolero du devin Mozart. GARTH EDMUNDSON: Toccata on Vom Himmel hochJohn Scott (2003 Buzard/All Saints Episcopal Church, Atlanta) Priory 824

GEORGE GERSHWIN (arr. Eddington): The Grandeur of Gershwin (suite) –Jelani Eddington (1927 Wurlitzer/Alabama Theatre, Birmingham, AL) ALA 1783

VINCENT YOUMANS: The boy next door. JULE STYNE: Three coins in the fountainBob van Camp (Atlanta Fox Theater) Atlanta Landmarks 1997


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