1949 Aeolian-Skinner
1949 Aeolian-Skinner

East Texas Remembered #2044

. . . in the shadow of another Covid-cancelled 2020 gathering, we revisit these exceptional East Texas Pipe Organ Festival performances from 2019.

Hour One

WILIAM HARRISFlourish for an OccasionClive Driskill-Smith (1952 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Kilgore, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/11/19)

LEO SOWERBYJubilee  –Eric Plutz (1959 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Shreveport, LA) PD Archive (r. 11/14/19)

JOSEF RHEINBERGERAndante, fr Sonata No. 7, Op. 127Brink Bush (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian, Kilgore, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/10/19)

JOEL MARTINSONFour Short Journeys to ‘Abbot’s Leigh’Joel Martinson (1971 Aeolian-Skinner/Church of the Transfiguration, Dallas, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/12/19)

JASON ROBERTS:  2 Scherzos (Whimsical & Mischievous) –Jared Cook (1952 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Kilgore, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/13/19)

RICHARD PURVISDialogue MonastiqueLEO SOWERBYThree-Three-Two F.A. –Walt Strony (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/11/19)

Filler – PURVIS:  Novelette No. 2 (see above)

Hour Two

VINCENT PERSICHETTIPrelude, Response & Psalm, fr Dryden Liturgical SuiteScott Dettra (1949 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Presbyterian Church, Kilgore) PD Archive (r. 11/14/19)

DOMENICO ZIPOLI: 2 Pieces (All Offertorio in C; All Post Comunio in F).  BERNARDO PASQUINI:  Passacaglia in C –Patrick Parker (2010 Richards, Fowkes/Church of the Transfiguration, Dallas, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/12/19)

J. S. BACH (arr. Fox):  Sheep may safely graze, fr Cantata 208 –John Schwandt (1959 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Shreveport, LA) PD Archive (r. 11/14/19)

KURT KNECHTRoulade (premiere) –Christopher Marks (2007 Schoenstein/Park Cities Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/12/19)

MARY BETH BENNETTHommage a Langlais (Song of Peace in Time of War).  JOHANNES MATTHIAS MICHELJazz Prelude on Erhalt uns HerrJan Kraybill (1959 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Shreveport, LA) PD Archive (r. 11/14/19)

NAJI HAKIMTo call my love to the danceJonathan Gregoire (2014 Juget-Sinclair/Christ the King Catholic Church, Dallas, TX) PD Archive (r. 11/12/19)

Filler – SOWERBY: Three-Three-Two F.A. March (see above)

These performances were recorded between November 10-14, 2019 by audio engineer Peter Nothnagle. Though not happening in-person, this year’s East Texas Pipe Organ Festival will occur online between November 8-12, 2020 at easttexaspipeorganfestival.com.

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 Berghaus Organ Company, Inc. of Bellwood, IL, and Bond Organ Builders, Inc. of Portland, OR, 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.