Midwester Marvelous #1517
…concert performances of American music from an American Guild of Organists convention in the Minnesota twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
STEPHEN PAULUS: As if the whole creation cried, fr Triptych –Isabelle Demers. (1990 Visser-Rowland/Wooddale Church, Eden Prairie, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/25/08)
LIBBY LARSEN: Fanfare for Easter (He Rose!) (premiere)–Tom Trenny, organ. BERNARD WAYNE SANDERS: Ornament of Grace (premiere)–Marilee Klemp, oboe; Marilyn Keiser, organ. STEPHEN R. FRASER: Rejoice, the Lord is King (premiere) –Mark Sedio, conductor; Lynn Trapp, organ. –Mark Sedio, organ. PAULUS: Blithely Breezing Along, fr Baronian Suite (premiere) –Marilyn Keiser, organ. PAULUS: When in our music God is glorified –Minnesota Boy Choir; Festival Chorus and Brass/William Mathis, conductor; Melanie Ohnstad (1963 Casavant/Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/22 & 25/08)
JASON ROBERTS: Fantasy Improvisation –Jason Roberts (1979 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/23/08)
ERNEST BLOCH: Suite Modale –Marianne Weaver, flute; John Weaver (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) PD Archive (r. 6/24/08)
LEO SOWERBY: Passacaglia, fr Symphony in G –Jan Kraybill (1998 Hendrickson/Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN) PD Archive (r. 6/23/08)
LINDA TUTAS HAUGEN: Invocation –Lynn Erickson, trumpet; Kraig Windschitl, organ. WILLIAM WHITING: Mariner’s Hymn –Festival Chorus; Lily Ardalan (1981 Holtkamp/ Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis) PD Archive (r. 6/23/08)
The American Guild of Organists celebrates the art of the organ this summer with a series of regional conventions in various cities around the country, scheduled between June 21 and July 15. Check them out!
Additional performances by of some of our featured artists can be enjoyed here:
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: , from Symphony No. 5, Op. 42, no. 2
JULIUS REUBKE: (both selections r. 6/25/08)
--Todd Wilson (1980 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis)
JASON ROBERTS: (r. 6/23/08)
--Jason Roberts (1980 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: , Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig, BWV 768 (r. 6/23/08)
--Jan Kraybill (1998 Hendrickson/Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN)
The Weaver’s Tale (Pipedreams Program #0717) – conversation, music and performances
featuring John Weaver.