1929 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1929 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

On Stage #1918

…concert and competition performances feature ‘live’ music made vivid in the moment.

Hour 1

PAUL MANZ: Praise to the Lord, the Almighty. MARIUS MONNIKENDAM: Toccata. GUILLAUME DUFAY: Alma redemptoris mater. PEETER CORNET: Fantasy on the 8th Tone. J.-B. LOEILLET: Aria. FRANZ SCHMIDT: 2 Chorale-preludes (O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort; Nun danket alle Gott)John Schwandt (1966 Schlicker/Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN) PD Archive (r. 10/2/16). This repertoire was played by Paul Manz during the inaugural concert on this instrument fifty years ago.

McNEIL ROBINSON: Soave e delicato (ii.), fr Sonata (1990). KALLE TOIVIO: Improvisation –Kalle Toivio (1981 Kney/Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/3/18). Kalle Toivio won First Prize during the National Competition in Organ Improvisation sponsored this past summer by the American Guild of Organists.

Filler – SCHWANDT: Hymn Accompaniment (Tallis Canon)

Hour 2

PIETRO YON: Toccata. J. P. SWEELINCK: Unter der Linden grüne Variations. CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Pavane le Jardin, Op. 158b. AARON DAVID MILLER: Improvisations on Welsh Folk Songs (Ebeneezer; Suo Gan; The Ash Grove; St. Denio) Aaron David Miller (1965 Noack/Unity Unitarian Church, Saint Paul, MN) PD Archive (r. 2/10/19)

MAX REGER: Fantasy & Fugue in d, Op. 135bRobert Bennesh (2005 Lively-Fulcher/Christ Church & 1929 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT) PD Archive (r. 1/14/15 & 4/20/15)

Filler – MILLER: Improvisation (Ebeneezer)