2011 Casavant
2011 Casavant

AGO 2018 – American Music #2036

. . . concert performances from a national organist’s convention in Kansas City.

Hour One

JOHN WEAVERFantasiaChelsea Chen (2012 Casavant/Helzberg Hall, Kauffman Center, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/4/18)

DAVID CONTESoliloquyTodd Wilson (1993 Casavant/Community of Christ Temple, Independence, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/5/18)

KURT KNECHTRomance & TarantellaChristopher Marks (1869 Hook/Rainbow Mennonite Church, Kansas City, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/1/18)

HENRY LODGETemptation RagANN RONELLWillow, weep for meNEWELL CHASEMidnight in MayfairDave Wickerham (1927 Morton/Music Hall, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/4/18)

THOMAS KERRAriettaCaroline Robinson (2016 Richards, Fowkes/Village Presbyterian Church/ Prairie Village, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/2/18) 

STEPHEN PAULUSAs if the whole creation criedMichael Bauer (2011 Pasi/Hope Lutheran Church, Shawnee, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/1/18)

Filler – RONELL (see above)

Hour Two

JUSTIN WALLACE:  5 Pieces for Organ –Nicole Keller (1950 Skinner-2013 Quimby/Unity Temple on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/6/18)

BENJAMIN CORNELIUS-BATESSonata No. 1 (premiere) –Jennifer Pascual (1981 Kney-2004 Quimby/Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/6/18)

WILLIAM BOLCOMJesus loves me, fr Gospel Preludes Book 2Aaron Tan (2016 Richards, Fowkes/Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/5/18)

CHEN YITotem Poles (premiere) –James Higdon (1996 Wolff/Bales Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/3/18)

PAMELA DECKERPassacaglia & Toccata, fr The Seven Last Words & Triumph of Christ (premiere) –Douglas Cleveland (2016 Richards, Fowkes/Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/3/18)

Filler – WEAVER (see above)

Recordings were provided through the cooperation of the Kansas City Chapter of the AGO and made by audio engineers Kathrine Handford, William F. Lund, Tyler Boehmer, and Michael Barone.

Continuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in loving memory of Wesley and Lucinda Dudley by their family, with additional support from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, by Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation, by the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, in celebration of the life of Martha Hulings Kaemmer, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Additional support comes from the Kegg Pipe Organ Builders of Hartsville, OH, and Letourneau Organs Limited of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, members of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.