More Minnesota Memories #2012
…drawn from the archives, arresting repertoire and performances featuring Minnesota venues and instruments.
JEROME COLLER: Organ Suite, Firmator Sancte (Prelude-Toccata-Postlude) –Robert 'Bart' Pitman (1961 Holtkamp/St. John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 10/11/1972). An annual scholarship for young keyboard players is sponsored in Pitman’s memory by the Delaware Valley Music Club.
JAMES BIERY: 2 Chorale-preludes (Draw us in the spirit’s tether; Sing with all the saints in glory) –Marilyn Biery (1925 Skinner & 1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/19/2000)
Filler – MENDELSSOHN (see above)
GEORGE SHEARING: 2 Pieces (Amazing Grace & I love Thee, Lord), fr Sacred Sounds. PIERRE COCHEREAU: Scherzo Symphonique –Daryl Robinson (2003 Blackinton/Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN) PD Archive (r. 9/19/14)
Filler – MILLER: A Flower Opens (see above)
Many additional programs drawn from Minnesota performances can be accessed in the PIPEDREAMS program archive…give a listen!