1435 Anonymous/Notre Dame Basilica, Valere, Sion, Switzerland
1435 Anonymous/Notre Dame Basilica, Valere, Sion, Switzerland
Michael Barone

An Organist’s Yearbook #2052

. . . the annual summing up of a year’s happenings.

Hour One

ANONYMOUS:  Felix namque & 2 Estampies, fr Robertsbridge Codex –Kalevi Kiviniemi (1435 Anonymous/Notre Dame Basilica, Valere, Sion, Switzerland) OrganEra 18

APOBA Realize Your Dream!  –featuring Katelyn Emerson as organ soloist (see below)

LEROY ANDERSON:  Sleigh Ride –Joshua Stafford (1832 Midmer-Losh/Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NY) HORC 2020

J. S. BACH:  Allegro (iii.), fr Trio Sonata No. 6 in G, BWV 530Cameron Carpenter (Marshall & Ogletree International Touring Organ) Sony 96822

RICHARD ELLIOTT:  Fantasy on We Three Kings –Richard Elliott, Clay Christiansen & Andrew Unsworth (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) MTC 5186350

GEORGE BAKER:  Berceuse sur le nom de SWANN –George Baker (1912 Stahlhuth-2001 Jann/Church of St, Martin, Dudelange, Luxembourg, via Hauptwerk/Voxusorgans sound files/Baker residence, Dallas, TX) PD Archive

MARCEL DUPRÉ:  Cortege et Litanie, Op. 19, no. 2 –Will Headlee (1950 Holtkamp/Setnor Auditorium, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY) Syracuse University Recording 1012 

BACH:  Wir Christenleut’, BWV 1090Craig Cramer (1997 Gober/Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, OH) Gober Organs 7986

JOHN WILLIAMS:  Star Wars Music (Main Theme-Parade of the Ewoks-Ben Kenobi’s Death & Fighter Attack)Konstantin Reymaier (2020 Rieger/St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna, Austria) DG 4875 5180

Filler – PARRY:  Fantasy in g, Op 188a –Katelyn Emerson (1921 Skinner/St. Luke’s Church, Evanston, IL)

Hour Two

In this hour, performances and commentary pay tribute to some of the musicians who have died in the year 2020.

FLOR PEETERSAria, Op. 51Jennifer Bate (1979 Danion-Gonzalez/Cathedral of St. Peter, Beauvais, France) Unicorn-Kanchana 9077

Memorial references to Jennifer BateNamhee HanEdward Sampson, Jr., Odille PierreHampson SislerRobert HebbleDavid Connolly, & Michael Headley

LOUiS JAMES ALFRED LEFEBURE-WELYSortie in B-flatJane Parker-Smith (1986 Förster & Nicolaus/St. Nikolaus Church, Frankfurt, Germany) Motette 11691

Memorial references to Jane Parker-Smith, Ray BunnerMike EriePhilip GehringCarlos Mercado, John Binsfeld, Norma StevlingsonJames Weaver, & David S. Boe

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR:  Lento (v.), fr Symphony No. 7, Op. 42, no. 3Charles Krigbaum (1927 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT) AFKA 305

Memorial references to Charles Krigbaum, Scott KentRobert MurrayMoonyeen AlbrechtRoger Nyquist, & Kenneth Gilbert

ANONYMOUS:  Tierce en taille (Suite in F), fr Livre d’Oregue de Montreal Kenneth Gilbert (1981 Woloff/Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec) Radio Canada International 645

BACH:  Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 668Eleanor Fulton (1971 Beckerath/Dwight Chapel/Yale University, New Haven, CT) Raven 810

Memorial reference to Eleanor Fulton, Arthur Wills, & William Teague

DUPRÉ:  The body of Jesus is taken from the cross, fr Le Chemin de la Croix, Op. 29William Teague (1959 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Shreveport, LA) Raven 800

Memorial references to Jasper Sanfilippo & Kenneth Chrome

FRITZ KREISLER:  Stars in my eyes Walt Strony (Wurlitzer-Junchen/Sanfilippo Place de Musique/Barrington, IL) Walt Strony 04

Memorial reference to Will Headlee, & Jean-Claude Guidarini 

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT:  Marche funèbre & Chant séraphique, Op. 17Jean-Claude Guidarini (1888 Puget/Notre Dame de la Dalbade, Toulouse, France) PD Archive (r. 5/6/01)

Filler – WILLIAMS (see above)

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 Patrick J. Murphy & Associates, Inc. of Stowe, PA and OSI, Total Pipe Organ Resources, of Erie, PA, 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.