1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN
1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN

The OHS in Minnesota #1923

…highlights from a national gathering of the Organ Historical Society in and around the Twin Cities.

Hour 1

AARON DAVID MILLERJumpAaron David Miller (1979 Fisk/House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Saint Paul, MN)

WILHELM VOLCKMARAndantino. LEE HASTINGS BRISTOLHymn, Dickinson CollegeGregory Crowell (1845 Anonymous/St. Wendelin Church, Luxemburg, MN)

SIGFRID KARG-ELERTFugue, Canzona & Epilogue, Op. 85, no. 3Lisa Shihoten, violin; Angela Grundstad & Kim Sueoka, sopranos; Linda Kachelmeier & Clara Osowski, altos; Ken Cowan (1927 Skinner & 2013 Quimby/Cathedral of St. Paul, MN)

EDOUARD SILASMelody in CJames Hammann (1894 Steere & Turner/1st Congregational Church, Menomonie, WI

RACHEL LAURINScherzetto, fr 12 Short Pieces, Op. 43Rhonda Sider Edgington (1865 Jardine/1st Baptist Church, Hudson, WI)

JOHANN STRAUSS IIVoices of Spring, Op. 410Justin LaVoie (1925 Wurlitzer/Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI)

STEPHEN PAULUSA Refined Reflection, fr Baronian SuitePAULUSImpassioned, fr 3 TemperamentsJoseph Ripka (1961 Holtkamp/St. John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN)

FILLER – LAURIN (see above)

Hour 2

PAUL MANZ/JOHN HUGHESHymn, Cwm RhonddaJohn Schwandt (1966 Schlicker/Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN)

JOHN WEAVERFantasiaGregory Zelek (1954 Kilgen/Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN)

HELMUT WALCHADie helle SonnPAUL MANZWhat is this lovely fragrance?  HENRY MARTIN:  Prelude & Fugue No. 16 in A-flat –Jonathan Gregoire (1979 Hendrickson/1st Lutheran Church, Saint Peter, MN)

RICHARD PROULX:  Prelude on Land of RestHORATIO PARKERPostludePeter Crisafulli (1898 Vogelpohl & Spaeth/Bernadotte Lutheran Church, MN)

JEAN LANGLAISCantilene, fr Suite BreveChelsea Chen (1877 Johnson/Our Lady of Good Counsel Chapel, Mankato, MN)

J. S. BACH (arr. Chouinard):  Chromatic Fantasy & fugue in d, BWV 903Bill Chouinard (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN)

FILLER – MILLER (see above)

All recordings were made by Ed Kelly of Mobile Master for the OHS during the Society’s national convention in Minnesota (August 5-11, 2017)The next OHS convention will be held in Dallas, TX (July 14-18, 2019).