1990 Fisk/Slee Hall, University of New York-Buffalo
1990 Fisk/Slee Hall, University of New York-Buffalo

Organ Plus #1901

…a colorful collection of compositions involving the pipe organ with other instrumentalists.

Hour 1

JAMES MATTERN:  Fanfare and FlourishChicago Brass Quintet; Paul Vander Weele (1963 Casavant/ North Shore Congregation Israel, Glencoe, IL) Centaur 2221

GUY ROPARTZPiece for Trombone & OrganNiels-Ole Bo Johansen, trombone; Ulrik Spang-Hanssen (1989 Oberlinger/St, Mary’s Church, Hanau, Germany) Classico 122

CARL REINECKE (arr. Karjalainen):  Adagio, fr Harp ConcertoKirsi Kiviharju, harp; Kalevi Kiviniemi (2007 Paschen/Lutheran Church, Kerava, Finland) Forsius 001

NAJI HAKIMDiptychJohn Turner, recorderHAKIMCapriccioBenedict Holland, violin; Simon Leach (1871 Hill/Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, Manchester, England) Métier 28583

J. S. BACHAriosoLewis Wong, violin; Chelsea Chen (2004 Garland/Bentwood Trail Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX) Con Brio 21141

DAVID BRIGGSVariations on Veni CreatorElizabeth & Raymond Chenault (1942 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Amarillo, TX) Gothic 49292

Filler – HAKIM: Diptych (see above)

Hour 2

ANTONIO SOLERDouble Concerto No. 1 in CDaniel Pinkham (1785 Hess) & E. Power Biggs (1958 Flentrop/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, MA) Columbia MS-6208

ANONYMOUS:  Sinfonia for 2 Trumpets –Edward Tarr & Niklas Eklund, trumpets; Irmtraud Krüger (1581 Romani/St. Niccolo Church, Florence, Italy) Christophorus 77145

ROB DEEMERSmoke for Clarinet & Organ –Andrew Seigel, clarinet; Ji Hyun Woo (1990 Fisk/Slee Hall, University of New York-Buffalo) Emeritus 20113

BACHChristus, der uns selig macht, BWV 747Svyati Duo-Rebecca Hewes, cello; Julian Collings (2001 Jones/Rugby School Chapel, Rugby, England) Regent 364

RICHARD BARTMUSS:  Organ Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 25 –Capriccio Orchestra/Dominik Kiefer; Ulrich Meldau (1988 Kleucker-Steinmeyer/Tonhalle, Zurich, Switzerland) Motette 40311

Filler – ROPARTZ (see above)

It’s interesting to read the story behind the decision to replace the Kleucker-Steinmeyer organ in the Tonhalle, the petition to retain it, and the subsequent process to relocate it to the Cathedral in Koper, Slovenia.