1997 Rieger/Town Hall Auditorium, Christchurch, New Zealand
1997 Rieger/Town Hall Auditorium, Christchurch, New Zealand

Up and Coming #1932

…a selective survey of some recent and intriguing CD releases of organ music.

Hour 1

MONS LEIDVIN TAKLECelebrationDENIS BÉDARDCats at PlayNOËL GOEMANNEEl dia de FiestaMartin Setchell (1997 Rieger/Town Hall Auditorium, Christchurch, New Zealand) Pipeline Press 2

NICO MUHLYThe Rev’d Mustard His Installation PreludeMAX REGERToccata in d, Op. 129, no. 1Amanda Mole (1984 Marcussen/Musashino Civic Cultural Hall, Tokyo, Japan) Naxos 8.573912

FLORENCE PRICEFantasy & Air, fr Suite No. 1Robert Parkins (1932 Aeolian/Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC) Loft 1147

DAVE BRUBECKTwo-Part ContentionJan Kraybill (2015 Quimby/4th Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL) Quimby 2019

PAUL FISHERThe White Tiger –Gabrielle Bullock, reader; Richard Cook (2008 Tickell/Worcester Cathedral, England) Regent 520

FREDRIK SIXTENNordic VariationsJames D. Hicks (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Pro Organo 7287

Filler: MUHLY (see above)

Hour 2

T. TERTIUS NOBLE:  Prelude on WatchmanJohn Scott Whiteley (1903-1960 Walker/York Minster, England) Priory 1116

FRANCIS JACKSONBenedicite in GChoir of York Minster/Robert Sharpe; Benjamin Morris (1903-1960 Walker/York Minster, England) Regent 522

JOSEPH GOLDEN:  Fanfare.  GERALD NEARHomage to Leo Sowerby & Fugue, fr Sonata No. 1Joseph Golden (2002 Letourneau/Rivercenter for the Performing Arts, Columbus, GA) Golden 2019

PETER RACINE FRICKERShort Pieces, Op. 83 (Little Toccata; Scherzino; Varied Ostinato; Ceremony)Tom Winpenny (1889 Anneessens/Bridlington Priory, England) Toccata Classics 0518

JOSEPH JONGENPriere, Op. 37, no. 3Scott Dettra (1960 Aeolian-Skinner+2015 Noack/Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX) Gothic 49309

JACQUES IBERTJustorum animae in manu Dei suntWilliam Peterson (2002 Fisk/Little Bridges Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA) Loft 1140

Filler – PRICE: Fantasy (see above)