1930 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO
1930 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO

Water Music #1927

…fluent fingers fantasize the finer features of flowing streams, raging rivers, lazy or torrential raindrops, etc. as we acknowledge the importance of water in the organist’s repertoire!

Hour 1

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK:  Variations, Ich fuhr mich über RheineRhonda Sider Edgington (2012 Wahl/Augustana Lutheran Church, Chicago, IL) RSE 2015

LOUIS VIERNESur le Rhin, Op. 54, no. 5Maxine Thévenot (1931 Skinner/Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, PA) Raven 909

HOAGY CARMICHAELLazy RiverDean Lemire (Wurlitzer/Oak Park Skating Rink, Portland, OR) ATOS 2010

HENRY MANCINIMoon RiverJonathan Ortloff (Wurlitzer/Performing Arts Center, Providence, RI) ATOS 2011

HERB BROWNSingin’ in the rainDwight Thomas (Page/Stephenson High School, Stone Mountain, GA) ATOS 2013

PERCY FLETCHERFountain ReverieJustin Hartz (1929 Aeolian/Longwood Gardens Ballroom, Kennett Square, PA) Pro Organo 7024

TREVOR WESTONRivers of living waterTrinity Choir/Julian Wachner, conductor; Avi Stein (2003 Marshall & Ogletree/Trinity Church Wall Street, New York, NY) Acis 72290

BEDRICH SMETANA (trans. Bannasch):  The MoldauHarry van Wijk (1931 Skinner/Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia, PA) Raven 979 

Filler – CARMICHAEL (see above)

Hour 2

LUCIEN DENNI:  The Oceana RollTony Fenelon (Wurlitzer/Sanfilippo Music Salon, Barrington, IL) Pipedreams Archive (r. 5/19/04)

ALAN MENKENUnder the Sea, fr The Little MermaidCharlie Balogh (Wurlitzer/Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa, AZ) ERB Enterprizes 110

MADELEINE DRINGCaribbean DanceSimon Gledhill (1927 Wurlitzer/Alabama Theatre/Birmingham, AL) ALA 1783-09

EDOUARD COMMETTESur le lacMichael Eckerle (1901 Schwarz/Salem Abbey, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) Motette 12631

FELIX MENDELSSOHNVenetian Gondola Song (fr Lieder ohne Worte), Op. 19, no. 6Christian von Blohn (1780 Holzhey/Obermarchtal Münster, Germany) Organ 7250

BRUCE NESWICKI will set his dominion in the seaCathedral Choir & Choristers/Maxine Thévenot, director; Stephen Tharp (2002 Reuter/Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque, NM) Raven 954

EDWARD ELGARSea Slumber-Song & Sabbath Morning at Sea, fr Sea Pictures, Op. 37Sarah Rose Taylor, mezzo-soprano; Grace Cloutier, harp; Nigel Potts (2008 Schoenstein/Christ & St. Stephen’s Church, New York, NY) MSR Classics 1532

ROBERT MAXWELLEbb TideHans Uwe Hielscher (1930 Wurlitzer/Paramount Theatre, Denver, CO) Tonträger 2014

JEROME KERNShowboat MedleyTom Hazleton (Wurlitzer/San Sylmar Collection, Sylmar, CA) Pro Arte 434

Filler – SMETANA (see above)