American Pioneers #1946
…the art of the organ in our country got a good start with the help of these fine fellows.
PARKER: Slumber Song, Op. 68, no. 1; Concert Piece No. 1, Op. 17, no. 2 –Albert Ahlstrom (1895 Müller & Abel/St. Joseph’s Church, New York, NY) Raven 340. This year marks the centennial of the death (12/18/19) of American organist, composer and teacher Horatio Parker.
Filler – FOOTE: Festival March (see above)
PARKER: Sonata in e-flat, Op. 65… Allegro moderato (i.) –Karl Moyer (1859 Hook/Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, North Easton, MA) Raven 290; Andante (ii.) –Rudolf Innig (2003 Kuhn/Osnabrück Cathedral, Germany) MD&G 317.1741; Allegretto (iii.) –David Chalmers (1864 Hook/Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA) Gloria Dei Cantores 011; Fugue (iv.) –Karl Moyer (1859 Hook/Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, North Easton, MA) Raven 290;
Filler – PARKER: Concert Piece No. 1 (see above)