Flowers with butterfly
Flowers with butterfly
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Maytime Flowers #2118

. . . in hopes that April showers have done their work, we offer up this melodious musical bouquet.

Hour One

AARON DAVID MILLERA Flower OpensAaron David Miller (1979 Fisk/House of Hope Presbyterian Church, Saint Paul, MN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/18/12)

SIR FREDERICK BRIDGEFlowers of the ForestSimon Nieminski (1913 Brindley & Foster/Freemasons Hall, Edinburgh) Pro Organo 7240

LEONARD DANEKFlowersLeonard Danek (1979 Sipe/Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, MN) Pipedreams 1001

IDABELLE FIRESTONEIn my gardenChris Elliott (1926 Wurlitzer/Shea’s Theatre, Buffalo, NY) CPE 104

BERNARD ROSE:  Lilia Agricolae –Estonian Philharmonic Choir/Gregory Rose; Ene Salumäe (2011 Schumacker/Methodist Church, Tallin, Estonia) Toccata Classics 307

LOUIS GUGLIELMI:  Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White –Skip Stine, trumpet; Ken Double (1926 Kilgen/Palace Theatre, Canton, OH) ATOS 2009

ALBERT KETELBYIn a Monastery GardenChristopher Herrick (1887 Willis/Truro Cathedral, England) Hyperion 67317

FLOR PEETERSLied to the Flowers, fr Lied Symphony, Op. 66Ian Tracey (1926 Willis/Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool, England) Priory DVD 1

PIOTR TCHAIKOVSKYWaltz of the Flowers, fr NutcrackerFred Hohman (1997 Schoenstein/1st-Plymouth Congregational Church, Lincoln, NE) Pro Organo 7077

Filler – MILLER:  A Flower Opens (see above)

Hour Two

TRADITIONAL:  Glädjens blomster/Gladsome BlossomsHåkan Hagegård, baritone; Gunnar Idenstam (1949 Marcussen/Oscars Church, Stockholm, Sweden) Proprius 9040

FRED HELTMANSunflower BabeTom Gnaster (1929 Barton/Granada Theatre, Kansas City, KS) Gnaster 1993

FATS WALLERHoneysuckle RoseDick Hyman (Wurlitzer/Emery Theatre, Cincinnati, OH) MHS 523089

EDWIN H. LEMAREAndantino in D-flat, Op. 83, no. 2  (Moonlight & Roses)Edwin H. Lemare (1914 Welte/Mechanical Musical Instrument Museum, Seewen, Switzerland) Oehms 848

CHAUNCEY OLCOTTMy wild Irish roseWalt Strony (1931 Wurlitzer/Aveni Studio, Cleveland, OH) WSOC 2N

PETER DICKINSONWild Rose Rag –Tom Hazleton (Wurlitzer/Wilcox Studio, Gig Harbor, WA) Pro Arte 445

LEO DELIBES (arr. Scott):  Flower Duet, fr Lakmé –Jonathan Scott (1996 Marcussen/Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England) Scott 008

COLE PORTER: An old fashioned garden.   SIDNEY BECHETPetit FleurGeorge Wright (Hollywood Philharmonic Organ, Wright Studio, CA) Banda 2532 & 198454

J. STEWART ARCHERFlowers of the forestTom Hazleton (1979 Möller/Singeltary Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY) CLS 2000

FIRMIN SWINNENSunshine Toccata, fr Longwood SketchesThomas Murray (1930 Aeolian/Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA) DTR 8305

Filler – TCHAIKOVSKY:  Waltz of the Flowers (see above)

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