An Organist's Yearbook #1352
…the annual Olde Yeare–New Year reflection, with highlights from recent recordings, concert excerpts, prize–winning performances, memorial tributes and more.
EDWARD ELGAR: Carillon, Op. 75 –Thomas Murray (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/30/13)
JACQUES BERTHIER: Jeu de quatres –Antonio Corveiras (18th c. Anonymous-1988 Grenzing/Santa Maria la Real de la Corte, Oviedo, Asturias, Spain) A&B 4
HIRAM TITUS: The Enchanted Castle –Maria Bucka (1965 Casavant/Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/3/06)
JOHANNES BRAHMS (trans. Sheen): Tragic Overture, Op. 81 –Benjamin Sheen (1929 Aeolian/Longwood Gardens Ballroom, Kennett Square, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/22/13). Benjamin Sheen took 1st Prize in the 2013 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition.
MARCEL DUPRÉ: Toccata, fr Deuxieme Symphonie, Op. 26 –Adam Pajan (1998 Glatter-Götz-Rosales/United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/9/13). Adam Pajan took 1st Prize in the 2013 Ruth and Clarence Mader International Competition.
Filler – ELGAR (see above)
ERNEST MacMILLAN: Cortege Académique –Isabelle Demers (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/11/13)
RICHARD PURVIS: A Highland Ayre –James Welch (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/6/13)
ROBERT ELMORE: Toccata, fr Sonata for Organ –Norman Mackenzie (1927 Casavant/2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) Pipedreams Archive Ir. 9/15/13)
Filler – PURVIS (see above)