…the American Classic Organ as interpreted by Roy Perry, featured in selections from the 2018 East Texas Pipe Organ Festival.
WILLIAM WALTON: Orb & Sceptre March –Alan Morrison (1951 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Baptist Church, Longview, TX)
MICHAEL McCABE: Flourish & Chorale –Peter Yardley-Jones (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX)
PHILIP MOORE: Pastorale –Jonathan Ryan (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore)
CLARENCE MADER: Fanfare Prelude –Jacob Benda (1952 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Kilgore)
GERALD FINZI (arr. Ridout): Prelude in f –Henry Webb (1965 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Dallas)
LEO SOWERBY: Magnificat, fr Service in D –Incarnation Choir/Scott Dettra; Graham Schultz (1960 Aeolian-Skinner+1994 Noack/Church of the Incarnation, Dallas)
HERBERT HOWELLS: Rhapsody in c#, Op. 17, no. 3 –Katelyn Emerson (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore)
Filler – McCABE (see above)
GASTON DETHIER: Allegro giocoso –Christopher Marks (1955 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Shreveport)
ROBERT POWELL: Nunc Dimittis in G. WILBUR HELD: Postlude on Diademata –Cathedral Choir/Bryan Mitnaul (1955 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Shreveport, LA)
HERMAN BERLINSKI: Prelude for Pesach –Ann Frohbieter (1957 Aeolian-Skinner/Temple Emanu-El, Dallas)
W. A. MOZART: Fantasie in f, K. 608 –Johann Vexo (1979 Kern/University Park United Methodist Church, Dallas)
SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Improvisation on Nearer my God to Thee –Ken Cowan (1951 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Baptist Church, Longview)
PERCY WHITLOCK: Grave-Animato (i.), fr Sonata in c –Graham Barber (1955 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Shreveport)
Filler – HOWELLS: Rhapsody No. 3 (see above)
To fully appreciate the man behind these remarkable and still revered Perriolas, Neal Campbell’s incomparable summary of the life of Roy Perry: Musician and Organ Builder is required reading.
These performances were recorded between November 12-15, 2018. This year’s Festival will be held November 10-14. 2019, and features these and other instruments in Kilgore, Longview, Shreveport (LA) and Dallas. You still can register. Don’t miss out!
Additional performances from past years of the East Texas Pipe Organ Festival can be enjoyed here:
• Appreciating Some American Classics – #1242
• Texas Treasures – #1444
• East Texas Treasures – #1543
• I Wish I Were There – #1645
• East Texas Treasures II – #1841