1876 Hook/St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY
1876 Hook/St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY

Music of the Night #1820

…whether in a poetic vision or an emotional sensibility, regardless of the time of day, sometimes a nocturnal impression provides exactly the right mood.

Hour 1

W. A. MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Allegro), K. 525 –Thomas Heywood (1876 Hook/St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY) Pro Organo 7167

MARCO ENRICO BOSSI: Chant du soir, Op. 92Martin Haselböck (1903 Voit/City Hall Auditorium, Heidelberg, Germany) NCA 96.12.826

JEROME KERN: The way you look tonightGENE DePAULTeach me tonight –M.B. Gordy, drums; Dan Bellomy (Wurlitzer/Trousdale Studio, Santa Ana, CA) Beldale 1986

VINCENT YOUMANS: Orchids in the moonlight –Bob Salisbury (1929 Page/Avalon Theatre, Avalon, CA) SCI 62093

STEPHEN MICHAEL GRYC: EvensongJoel Treybig, trumpet; Andrew Risinger (1969 Aeolian-Skinner/Belmont University, Nashville, TN) Curvepoint Media 1733300

JOHN McCABE: Nocturne Marilyn Biery (1925 Skinner & 1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of Saint Paul, St. Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/17/99)

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: Music of the Night, fr Phantom of the OperaCharlie Balogh (Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) ERB 106

MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Romanze; Menuetto; Rondo), K. 525Thomas Heywood (1876 Hook/St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY) Pro Organo 7167

Hour 2

ANGE LORENZO & RICHARD WHITING: Sleepy Time GalRon Rhode (Moeller/Rylander Theatre, Americus, GA) ATOS 2013

MONTAGUE EWING: Moonlight on the GangesJim Riggs (Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA) ATOS 2010

STAN JONES: Ghost Riders in the SkyTony Fenelon, piano; Lyn Larsen (Wurlitzer/Paramount Music Palace, Indianapolis, IN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 5/14/1990)

ALFRED NEWMAN: Through a long and sleepless night –Bill Vlasak (Wurlitzer/Indianapolis, IN) WJVCD-105

JEROME KERN: The night was made for loveGeorge Wright (Hollywood Philharmonic Organ/Wright Studio, Pasadena, CA) Banda 3322

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Nocturne in b –Graham Barber (1878 Lewis/Ripon Cathedral, England) Priory CD-769

HUBERT PARRY: Eventide, fr 7 Chorale PreludesStephen Cleobury (1968 Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England) KGS 0004

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Pastels from the Lake of Constance, Op. 96 (No. 6, The mirrored moon; No. 7, Hymn to the stars)Hans Fagius (1928 Frobenius/Aarhus Cathedral, Denmark) BIS 1084

IRVING BERLIN: Got the sun in the morning and the moon at night, fr Annie, Get Your Gun –Lyn Larsen (1929 Wurlitzer/Plummer Auditorium, Fullerton, CA) Beldale 421

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: Tonight, fr West Side StoryTom Hazleton (Wurlitzer/Nethercutt Collection, San Sylmar, CA) Pro Arte 434


If you love music for the theatre organ, you might be interested in the upcoming National Convention of the American Theatre Organ Society (in Pasadena, June 30 through July 3). Don’t miss out on the fun!