1996 Wolff organ at the Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
1996 Wolff organ at the Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Variations on America #1626

…music by our resident composers always makes a good impression.

Hour 1

CHARLES IVES: Variations on AmericaE. Power Biggs (1875 Hutchings, Plaisted & Co./North Universalist Chapel Society, Woodstock, VT) Columbia Masterworks MS-6161

GORDON YOUNG: Variations on an American Hymn –Robert Scoggin (1958 Möller+Sipe rebuild/Christ UMC, Rochester, MN) Pipedreams Archive recorded May 5, 1992

HAROLD FRIEDELL: Cantabile, from Symphony for Organ –William Trafka (1971 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Bartholomew Episcopal, New York, NY) Pro Organo 7084

DUDLEY BUCK: Rondo-Caprice, Op. 35 –James Hammann (1866 E.& G.G. Hook; 1923 Hook & Hastings; 2006 Quimby/St. John Episcopal, Quincy, IL) Raven OAR-916

SAMUEL LONG: Voluntary in A –Christina Harmon (1874 Garret House/Lake Linden Heritage Center, MI) Raven OAR-928

EVERETT TITCOMB: Regina CoeliChristina Harmon (1913 Austin/Trinity Episcopal Church, Houghton, MI) Raven OAR-928

POWELL WEAVER: Passacaglia, from Copper Country SketchesChristina Harmon (1905 Kilgen/St. Paul the Apostle, Calumet, MI) Raven OAR-928

Filler – YOUNG (see above)

Hour 2

STEPHEN PAULUS: Three TemperamentsJames Higdon (1996 Wolff/Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS) DCD Records 2001

SAMUEL BARBER: Variations on Wondrous Love, Op. 34 –Iain Quinn (1962 Harrison & Harrison/Coventry Cathedral, England, UK) Chandos 10489

SCOTT JOPLIN: The EntertainerGabriel Dessauer (1985 Mayer/St. Bonifatius, Wiesbaden, Germany) Dessauer 2001

DANIEL PINKHAM: Solemnities for Trombone and Organ [2000] –Bron Wright, trombone; Abbey Hallberg Siegfried (1969 Noack/Trinity Lutheran, Worcester, MA) Arsis 143

JOHN BEHNKE: Partita on EbenezerJohn Behnke (1989 Steiner-Reck/Concordia University Chapel, Mequon, WI) Behnke 12001

Filler – IVES Variations (see above)


This ‘encore’ broadcast aired originally in June 2012 as Program #1225.