From the Mailbag #1428
…we receive a surprising amount of unexpected submissions, some rather home-spun, but many with interesting stories behind them.
J. S. BACH (arr. Hohman): Air, fr Suite No. 3, BWV 1060 –Fred Hohman (2003 Kanawha/St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, St. Alban’s, West Virginia) Hohman 2011
NOEL RAWSTHORNE: Variations on B.A.C.H. for Pedals –Elizabeth Melcher Davis (1979 Austin/Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/12/07)
GRANT HELLMERS: Preludes in French Classic Style on Anglo-American Hymns –Grant Hellmers (1999 Rosales/St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 8/9/09)
STEVEN TURNER: 2 Pieces (Dance Exultant; Early Morning Light)—Steven Turner (1984 Moore/Hand Memorial United Methodist Church, Pelham, GA) ST 2009
KEVIN DALY: Fugue in e –Kevin Daly (Austin/St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Brick, NJ) Daly 2006
NEIL STIPP: 2 Pieces (Pastorale; Processional, Lead on, o King Eternal) –Neil Stipp (1964 Schantz/Crowell Hall, Biola Unversity; La Mirada, CA; 1989 Rodgers/Glenkirk Presbyterian Church, Glendora, CA) Musical Arts 2006
JOSEPH RHEINBERGER: Finale, fr Suite for Organ, Violin and Cello, Op. 149 –Laurie Bastian, violin; Josh Aerie, cello; Samuel Black (1938 Estey/Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Two Harbors, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 8/16/07)
If you enjoyed the Rawsthorne (!), you might also be entertained to watch Elizabeth Melcher-Davis play the Etude for Pedals Alone that her teacher at Curtis/Juilliard, John Weaver, composed and dedicated to her.