Cathedral of St. Paul
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From the Cathedral of Saint Paul #2249

. . . concert performances from Minnesota’s capitol city and the big domed church on the hill.

Hour One

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU (trans. Robin):  Ouverture & Les Sauvages, fr Les Indes GalantesGEORGE BIZET (trans. Robin):  Entr’Acte, fr CarmenCHARLES-MARIE WIDORAllegro (i.), fr Symphony No. 6 in g Op.42, no. 2CLAUDE DEBUSSY (trans. Robin):  Clair de lune, fr Suite BergamasqueISAAC ALBENIZ (trans. Robin):  AsturiasMARCEL DUPRÉSketch in b-flat, Op. 41, no. 2JEAN-BAPTISTE ROBIN: Improvisation –Jean-Baptiste Robin (1927 Skinner-2013 Quimby/Cathedral of St. Paul, MN) PD Archive (r. 10/30/14)

Filler – WIDOR/Robin (see above)

For details about Messr. Robin’s tour appearances in the United States between February 24 and April 1, 2023, click here

Hour Two

WIDORToccata (i.) & Finale (vi.), fr Symphony No. 4 in f, Op. 13, no. 4 –Samuel Holmberg (1927 Skinner-2013 Quimby/Cathedral of St. Paul, MN) PD Archive (r. 8/21/14)

LOUIS VIERNEHymne au Soleil, Op. 53, no. 3, and Etoile du Soir, Op. 54, no. 3, fr Fantasy PiecesDAVID BRIGGSIntroduction, Chorale & Fugue on a British ThemeWilma Jensen (1927 Skinner & 2013 Quimby/Cathedral of St. Paul, MN)    PD Archive (r. 2/1/18 – Ms. Jensen was 90 years old when she played this concert!)

VIERNECantabile (iv.) & Final (v.), fr Symphony No. 2 in e, Op. 30Lawrence A. Young (1963 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. Paul, MN)  PD Archive (r. 5/18/79)  This recording features the gallery organ before its comprehensive re-formatting in 2013.

Filler – WIDOR/Holmberg (see above)

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