Houston AGO 2016 (II) #1815
…more performances from the 2016 national convention of the American Guild of Organists in Houston, TX.
In this hour we highlight competition-winning organ solos based on tunes from hymns written since 1960, brought together in a new volume, titled Bayoubüchlein, published by the Houston AGO Chapter, and performed by winners of the AGO-Quimby Rising Stars Competition (r. 6/23/16).
Filler – HAUGEN/MILLER (see above)
HERBERT HOWELLS: Rhapsody in D-flat, Op. 17, no. 1 —Benjamin Sheen, organ, JOHN SCOTT: Behold, o God our defender. HUBERT PARRY: I was glad. TRADITIONAL (arr. Hancock): Deep river –Choir of St. Thomas Church, NYC/Benjamin Sheen, director; Stephen Buzard, organ (r. 6/22/16)
Filler – HAUGEN/VERKUILEN (see above)
This is the second in a series of programs to be aired in coming weeks featuring performances recorded during the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston, TX. Featured instrument is the 2010 Martin Pasi pipe organ at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.
Thanks to the Houston AGO Chapter and Ed Kelly of Mobile Masters Studio for providing audio (r. June 19-23, 2016). Check future PIPEDREAMS listings for subsequent installments. The 2018 AGO National Convention takes place in Kansas City, Missouri (July 1-6, 2018), and PIPEDREAMS will be featured there on July 5!