1824 Cera/St. Joseph’s Church, Las Pinas, Manila, Philippines
1824 Cera/St. Joseph’s Church, Las Pinas, Manila, Philippines

An International Organ Exposition #2116

. . . across time and over geographical boundaries, the pipe organ has prevailed!

Hour One

ANNIBALE PADOVANOToccata on the 6th ToneMarco Ghirotti (2003 Zanin/Chiesa San Bernardino, Verona, Italy) Tactus 526601

ANONYMOUS:  Paumgartner, fr Buxheim Organ Book.  ANONYMOUS:  Felix namque, fr Robertsbridge CodexKalevi Kiviniemi (@1390 Anonymous/Notre Dame Basilica, Valere Castle, Sion, Switzerland) Fuga 9464

JOHANN FROBERGERCanzona No. 3Bob van Asperen (1556 Cipri/S. Martino Maggiore, Bologna, Italy) Aeolus 10501

JUAN CABANILLESCorrente ItalianaLoretto Aramendi (1744 Echevarria/Salamanca Cathedral, Spain) Hydre 2019

JOHN STANLEYVoluntary in e, Op. 5, no. 2Ton Koopman (1715 Byfield/St. Mary’s Church, Rotherhithe, London, England) Capriccio 10 256

J-F DANDRIEUOffertoireFrançois-Henri Houbart (1782 Callinet/Saint John the Baptist Church, Nemours, France) Chamade 5622

J. S. BACHPrelude & Fugue in A, BWV 536Peter Kofler (1983 Sandtner-2003 Rieger/Jesuit Church of St. Michael, Munich, Germany) IFO Classics 231

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNSFantasy in E-flatBruce Stevens (1871 Hook/St. Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT) Raven 280

EDWARD ELGAR (trans. Harris):  Nimrod, fr Enigma VariationsPeter Richard Conte (Wanamaker Organ/Macy’s, Philadelphia, PA) Dorian 90308

P. I. TCHAIKOVSKYDance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, fr Nutcracker BalletJEAN-BAPTISTE ROBIN:  Improvisation on Fairy Tales –Jean-Baptiste Robin (2003 Glatter-Götz+Rosales/Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA) Brilliant Classics 96134

Filler – STANLEY (see above)

Hour Two

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCKToccata No. 31 in CTon Koopman (1671 Huss-1688 Schnitger/St. Cosmae Church, Stade, Germany) Philips 468 417

JOHANN CASPAR KERLLToccata No. 1Wolfgang Kogert (1642 Wöckherl/Franziskanerkirche, Vienna, Austria) NCA 60248

J. S. BACHPartita, Sei gegrüset, Jesu gütig, BWV 768Masaaki Suzuki (1983 Garnier/Shoin Chapel, Kobe, Japan) BIS 2241

ANONYMOUS:  Dance Suite (Preludio-Adagio-Folias-Giga), fr Paraguay Reductions –Guy Bovet (1824 Cera/St. Joseph’s Church, Las Pinas, Manila, Philippines) Gallo 1361/4

SETH BINGHAMForgotten Graves & Unto the Hills, fr Pastoral Psalms, Op. 30 –Christopher Marks (1997 Schoenstein/1st Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, NE) Raven 990 

ALEC WYTONFanfareMarilyn Keiser (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Pro Organo 7250

Filler – ROBIN (see above)

Depending on when you listen, ours is a prelude or postlude to a week-long ‘festival of the organ’ as proclaimed by the Royal College of Organists in England (April 18-24, 2021).  And who are we to argue?!

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 Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. of Warrensburg, MO, and Schoenstein & Company, Pipe Organ Builders of Benicia, CA, 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.