2011 Casavant
2011 Casavant

AGO 2018 – A Potpourri With Premieres #2043

. . . additional performances recorded during the American Guild of Organists 2018 National Convention in Kansas City.

Hour One

HANS FRIEDRICH MICHEELSENToccata, Es sungen drei EngelMARCO ENRICO BOSSIGiga, Op. 72ASTOR PIAZZOLLAOblivionHector Olivera (2003 Ruffatti-Rodgers-Roland/Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/6/18)

CECILIA McDOWALLO Antiphon Sequence (premiere) –Vincent Dubois (1969 Reuter-2008 McCord/St. Michael & All Angels Church, Mission, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/3/18)

HERBERT HOWELLSMaster Tallis’s TestamentChristopher Houlihan (1971 Schantz/Country Club Christian Church, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/3/18)

THIERRY ESCAICH:  Improvisation on Two Themes –Thierry Escaich (2011 Casavant/Helzberg Hall Kauffman Center, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/6/18)

Filler –  BOSSI (see above)

Hour Two

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS2 Improvisations, fr Op. 150 (No. 4, Allegretto; No. 7, Allegro giocoso) –Diane Meredith Belcher (2002 Quimby/Gano Chapel, William Jewell College, Liberty, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/5/18)

JEHAN ALAINDeuxieme FantasieJames Higdon (1996 Wolff/Bales Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/3/18) 

GRAEME KOEHNE:  Gothic ToccataKatelyn Emerson (1967 Casavant/Central United Methodist Church, Kansas City, MO) PD Archive (r. 7/3/18)

JONATHAN DOVESeek him that maketh the seven starsTARIK O’REGANAs one (premiere).  JAMES MacMILLANTe DeumTe Deum Chorale Ensemble/Matthew Shepard; Kurt Knecht (2017 Richards, Fowkes/Village Presbyterian Church, Prairie Village, KS) PD Archive (r. 7/5/18) 

Filler –  MICHEELSEN (see above)

Recordings were engineered by Kathrine Handford, William Lund, Tyler Boehmer, and Christian Amonson.

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