1907 Walker–1989 Manders at Bristol Cathedral, England
1907 Walker–1989 Manders at Bristol Cathedral, England

Going On Record #1436

…a selective international survey and review of some of the many recently released compact discs of organ music.

Hour 1

WILLIAM WALTON (arr. Palmer & Gower):  Prologue, fr A Wartime SketchbookPaul Walton (1907 Walker-1989 Manders/Bristol Cathedral, England) Regent 431

CAMERON CARPENTERElaboration (after a Cello Suite Prelude by Bach).  CARPENTERPure Imagination (after a song by Newley & Bricusse) – Cameron Carpenter (2014 Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ) Sony Classical 3796882

CLARENCE MADERFangleJacob Benda (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX) Centaur 3361

MARCEL DUPRÉFinal, fr Suite in f, Op. 39Raymond Nagem (1953 Aeolian-Skinner-2008 Quimby/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC) Pro Organo 7265

BRIAN CHAPPLEAdagio & Molto ritmico, fr 6 BagatellesMargaret Phillips (2006 Beckerath/Marlborough College, Wiltshire, England) Regent 419

ROBERT FROST:  Poem, Not to keep –Gabrielle Bullock, speaker.  DAVID BRIGGSBenedictus, fr Messe pour Notre-DameProteus Ensemble/Stephen Shellard, director; Christopher Allsop (2008 Tickell/Worcester Cathedral, England) Regent 435

GASTON LITAIZEPiece en trioGerben Budding (1993 Seifert/St. Gangolf, Heinsberg, Germany) VDGram 20140530

JOHANNES BASTIAANSAllegro impetuoso, fr Fantasy Sonata in c –Gerben Budding (1853 Witte/Grote Kerk, Gorinchem, The Netherlands) LG Organ Classics 20140510

JEAN LANGLAISFeteKen Cowan (1933 Kilgen/Our Lady of Refuge Church, Brooklyn, NY) JAV Recordings (special issue)

Hour 2

MAX DRISCHNERLobe den HerrenSteve Rosenberg (2007 Casavant/Nativity of our Lord Church, Saint Paul, MN) Kurtzman 2014

J. ROBERT HANSONFanfare Prelude (O how shall I receive Thee)Lake Wobegon Brass Band/Michael Halstenson, conductor; Bill Chouinard (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) LWBB 2014

GEORGE SHEARINGCome away to the skies, fr Sacred Sounds.  GASTON LITAIZEPreludeChristian Lane (1930 Skinner & 2012 Fisk/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Memorial Church 852678

ANTONIO DIANA:  Sonata in d –Christopher Howerter (1843 Appleton/Acme Organ Institute, Acme, IN) Acme Organ 2014

MAX REGERTheme and Fugue, fr Opus 73Faythe Freese (2008 Alexander Schuke/Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany) Raven 948

JOSEF RHEINBERGERConfitebor tibiChrist’s College Choir, Cambridge/David Rowland, director; Mark Roberts (2007 Kuhn/Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge, England) Regent 417

HILDIGUNNUR RÚNARSDÓTTIRThe Woman and the DragonLára Bryndis Eggertsdóttir (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Gateway 1401

MALCOLM WILLIAMSON:  Fantasy on O Paradise (1976) –Tom Winpenny (1912 Harrison/St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol, England) Toccata Classics 0246

PIERRE COCHEREAU (trans. Filsell):  Scherzo symphoniqueDaryl Robinson (1997 Fisk-Rosales.Rice University, Houston, TX) Pro Organo 7261