2006 Dobson/Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
2006 Dobson/Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
Dobson Pipe Organ Builders

In the Spotlight #1407

…concert performances from here and there, demonstrating a variety of organs and organists in action.

Hour 1

HUBERT PARRYFantasia and Fugue in GThomas Trotter (2006 Dobson/Verizon Hall, Kimmel  Center, Philadelphia, PA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/9/12)

YUANKAI BAO (arr. Weicheng):  Young girl carrying water on a shoulder pole.  ZHANHAO HE & GANG CHEN:  The Butterfly Lovers Concerto –Fang Gao, violin; Weicheng Zhao (2001 Ruffatti/Epiphany Catholic Church, Miami, FL) Pipedreams Archive (r. 1/25/13)  Weicheng Zhao won 1st Prize in the 2012 Miami International Organ Competition.  The next competition takes place at Epiphany Church on February 28, 2014.

WILLIAM BECKSTRANDIncarnatus (premiere) –Martin Jean (2011 Jaeckel/1st Lutheran Church, Duluth, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/21/12)

ROBERT ELMORE:  Rhythmic Suite (Rhythms-Pavane-Rigadoon-Finale) –Norman Mackenzie (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 9/15/13)

Hour 2

J.S. BACHHerr Christ, der ein’ge Gottessohn, BWV 601DIETERICH BUXTEHUDEPraeludium in g, BuxWV 149CARSON COOMANNo darkness at all, Op. 599LEONARDO CIAMPAPaean for Judith, Op. 214Leonardo Ciampa (1955 Holtkamp/MIT Chapel, Cambridge, MA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 12/31/2010 & 2011)

DENIS BÉDARD:  Duet Suite for Organ and Piano –Thelma Hunter, piano; Dee Ann Crossley (2005 Glatter-Götz-Rosales/Augustana Lutheran Church, West Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 5/12/13)

LEO SOWERBYFantasy for Trumpet and OrganCathy Leach, trumpet; Edie Johnson (1966 Aeolian-Skinner, 1984 Dyer/Church Street United Methodist  Church, Knoxville, TN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/4/13)

MICHAEL BERKELEYWild BellsJohn Scott (2012 Foley-Baker/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams Archive (4. 4/19/13)


Enjoy these additional online audio opportunities:
            Thomas Trotter plays the by J.S. BACH on the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ by Dobson at Philadelphia’s Verizon Hall (r. 3/9/13)

            Weicheng Zhao plays the first movement from Organ Symphony No. 6 by C-M WIDOR on the Ruffatti organ at Epiphany Roman Catholic Church, Miami, FL (r. 1/25/13)

            Enjoy Leonardo Ciampa’s entire 2009 New Year’s Eve concert as broadcast from the MIT Chapel, with works by BACH, JOHN COOK, DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE, VINCENZO PETRALI, JOHN HARBISON and LEONARD CIAMPA (r. 12/31/09).

            Dee Ann Crossley and pianist Thelma Hunter play the second movement from Piano Concerto No. 1 by FELIX MENDELSSOHN at Augustana Lutheran Church (r. 5/12/13)

            Edie Johnson and trumpeter Cathy Leach play the by J-B NERUDA at Church Street Methodist, Knoxville, TN (r. 3/4/13)

            John Scott plays by LOUIS VIERNE at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Minneapolis, MN (r. 4/19/13)