1971 Holtkamp/Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
1971 Holtkamp/Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

It’s Greek to Me #1931

…these works on classical Greek themes remind us that it was a Greek engineer, Ctesibius, who invented the pipe organ more than 2300 years ago!

Hour 1

J-B LULLY: March, fr AlcesteMichel Chapuis (1710 Clicquot/Versailles Palace Chapel, France) Palace Versailles 004

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU (trans. Rechsteiner): Ballet excerpts (Sarabande, fr Zoroastre; Air tendre, fr Dardanus; Tambourin, fr Les Fete d’Hébé)Henri-Charles Caget, percussion; Yves Rechsteiner (1741 Moucherel-1754 Lepine/Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, Cintegabelle, France) Alpha 650

FRANZ LISZT (trans. Gottschalg): PrometheusThomas Trotter (1977 Klais/Minster/Ingolstadt, Germany) Argo 430244

LOUIS VIERNE: Naiades, Op. 55, no. 4George Baker (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/Abbey of St. Ouen, Rouen, France) Solstice 917

PAMELA DECKER: KairosPamela Decker (1965 Flentrop/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA) Loft 1076

HUBERT PARRY: Bridal March, fr Aristophanes’ The BirdsDouglas Major (Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) Gothic 18828

Filler – RAMEAU Tamborin (see above)

Hour 2

GEORGES ATHANASIADÈSSuite for Organ (1981)Georges Athanasiadès (1950 Kuhn/Basilica, St. Maurice, Switzerland) Tudor 7130

MONICA HOUGHTONErebusKarel Paukert (1971 Holtkamp/Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH) Azica 71229

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMSThe Wasps OvertureDavid Briggs (1912 Walker-2010 Mander/Sacred Heart Church, Wimbledon, England) Albion 21/22

JEAN GUILLOUIcarusJean Guillou (1880 Merklin-1966 Gonzalez/Church of St. Eustache, Paris, France) Philips 446644

JACQUES OFFENBACH: Orpheus in the UnderworldAhreum Han (1971 Reuter/1st Presbyterian Church, Davenport, IA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/21/17) or Raven 148

MAURICE RAVEL (trans. Idenstam):  Daybreak, fr Daphnis et ChloeGunnar Idenstam (1912 Stalhuth-2002 Jann/St. Martin’s Church, Dudelange, Luxembourg) BIS 2049

Filler – PARRY Bridal March (see above)