Dobson Op. 93/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY
Dobson Op. 93/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY

A New York Inaugural #1905

…Daniel Hyde’s opening concert on the highly anticipated new Miller-Scott Memorial Organ (Dobson Opus 93) at St. Thomas Church on 5th Avenue.

Hour 1

RICHARD WAGNER: Die Meistersinger Overture

J. S. BACH: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 715, 711, 717, & 664 (4 settings)

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Valse Mignone, Op. 142, no. 2

DUDLEY BUCK: Variation on The Star-Spangled Banner

BACH: Orgelbüchlein Chorale-prelude, Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641

Filler – BACH: BWV 644 (see above)

Hour 2

HENRY PURCELL: Hymn, Westminster Abbey (Christ is made a sure foundation)

EDWARD BAIRSTOW: Anthem, Blessed city, heavenly Salem

CÉSAR FRANCK: Choral No. 1 in E

J. P. SWEELINCK: Variations, Mein junges Leben hat ein end

GERRE HANCOCK: Improvisation on St. Clement (The day though gavest, Lord, is ended)

LOUIS VIERNE: Final, fr Symphony No. 1, Op. 14

Filler – BUCK: (see above)

Most solo performances (r. 10/5/18) and choral direction features Daniel Hyde, out-going Director of Music. Associate Organist Benjamin Sheen provides one solo and choral accompaniments (r. 10/7/18). Thanks to St. Thomas Church Communications Manager Avery Griffin for providing recordings for our use. Audio for many organ recitals and almost all choral services at Saint Thomas Church is streamed live and archived online for varying periods of time.