1965 Flentrop/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle
1965 Flentrop/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

The AGO in Seattle (I) #2209

. . . in anticipation of the upcoming convention in 2022, we share these remembrances from AGO Seattle 2000.

Hour One

CLAUDE BALBASTRE3 Pieces (Prelude in C; Ariette & Grands Jeux in a)Guy Bovet (2000 Fisk/Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA) (r. 7/2/2000)

SIGFRID KARG-ELERTStimmen der Nacht, Op. 142, no. 1Nicolas Kynaston (1907 Hutchings-Votey + 2000 Rosales/St. James Cathedral, Seattle) (r. 7/6/2000)

PAUL HINDEMITHOrgan Sonata No. 1Christa Rakich (1965 Flentrop/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle) (r. 7/3/2000)

MARK WINGESThe Breath of NatureJAMES DENMANA Song to the Lamb –St. Mark’s Cathedral Choir & Congregation/J. Melvin Butler (St. Mark’s Cathedral/Seattle, WA) (r. 7/5/2000)

Filler – HINDEMITH (see above)

Hour Two

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDEVon Gott will ich nicht lassen, BuxWV 220James David Christie (1984 Fritts-Richards/St. Alphonsus Church, Seattle) (r. 7/3/2000)

BUXTEHUDEToccata in d, BuxWV 155Robert Bates (1998 Fritts/Lagerquist Hall, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA) (r. 7/4/2000)

J. S. BACHPassacaglia in c, BWV 582Bruce Neswick (1998 Fritts/Lagerquist Hall, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA) (r. 7/4/2000)

G. F. HANDELConcerto in F, Op. 4, no. 5Edie Johnson (1997 Noack/Church of the Epiphany/Seattle) (r. 7/5/2000)

KAREN P. THOMASAncient Souls (premiere) –Seattle Pro Musica/Karen Thomas; James Holloway (1995 Casavant/1st Presbyterian Church, Bellevue, WA) (r. 7/6/2000)

DAVID HURDToccata (1991) –David Hurd (1885 Willis/St. Joseph’s Church, Seattle) (r. 7/5/2000)

Filler – BACH (see above)

These recordings from the PIPEDREAMS archive were made during the American Guild of Organist’s National Convention in Seattle in 2000.  They are receiving their first national broadcasts here.  The AGO Seattle 2022 convention takes place July 3-7, 2022.

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