Conventional Wisdom: Capital Treasures #1417
…more unique concert performances, this time from the 2010 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Washington DC.
KENNETH LEIGHTON: Festival Fanfare (1968). OTTORINO RESPIGHI: Passacaglia, fr Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3. MICHAEL BEDFORD: Theme & Variations on Le P’ing –Washington Symphonic Brass; Scott Dettra (Aeolian-Skinner/Washington National Cathedral) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/5/10)
RANDALL THOMPSON; The Last words of David. NEIL STIPP: Anthem, May your life be filled with gladness. G. F. HANDEL: Sing unto God, fr Judas Maccabaeus –Heritage Signature Chorale/Stanley Thurston, director; Eric Plutz (1961 Aeolian-Skinner/Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/5/10)
WILLIAM RUSSELL: Voluntary in C –Diane Meredith Belcher (2000 Letourneau/Church of the Ascension & Saint Agnes) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/6/10)
J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Herzliebster Jesu, BWV 1093. BACH: Contrapunctus No. 11, fr Art of Fugue –James David Christie (1987 Schudi/Crypt Church, National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/8/10)
The 2010 recordings were made with the support of the Washington-DC AGO Chapter. Enjoy these added online audio features from that Convention week:
ROBERT SCHUMANN: 6 Fugues on B-A-C-H, ; ; ; ; ; –Diane Meredith Belcher (2000 Letourneau/Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes; r. 7/6/10)
HEINRICH SCHEIDEMANN: . ANONYMOUS: . PETER PHILIPS: . BERNARDO STORACE: . GIOVANNI de MACQUE: . GIUSEPPE GHERARDESCHI: . J.S. BACH: --James David Christie (1987 Schudi/Crypt Church, National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception; r. 7/8/10)
BRUCE NESWICK: --Cantata Chamber Singers; Bruce Neswick (1981 Möller/National City Christian Church, r. 7/6/10)
JOHANN STRAUSS, Jr. (trans. Laube): . CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: –Nathan Laube (National Presbyterian Church; r. 7/8/10)
Revisit some additional Capital Treasures, early PIPEDREAMS archive performances recorded on-location by Michael Barone and Kurt Wittig during the 1982 AGO Convention in Washington, DC including the 1984 PIPEDREAMS debut of then-young ‘rising star’ Jonathan Biggers. We also recorded Jonathan Biggers in a Suite for Organ, Brass and Percussion by Craig Phillips.