Isabelle Demers
Isabelle Demers
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Demers Never Demures #2305

. . . performances by the outstanding world-travelling recitalist and teacher, Isabelle Demers.

Hour One

JEANNE DEMESSIEUX:  Te DeumSHARON WILLIS:  Ascension Organ Suite (Juba-Elegy-Interlude-March Triumphant) (world premiere).  RACHEL LAURINOrgan Sonata No. 1, Op. 91 (1965 Flentrop/St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle, WA)  PD Archive (r. 7-5-22 as part of the American Guild of Organist’s National Convention)

LAURINThree Impressions on Kingsfold, fr 12 Short Pieces, Op. 75 (1978 Brunzema-Casavant/Haan Auditorium, Dordt University, Sioux Center, IA) PD archive (r. 11-7-20)

Filler – DEMESSIEUX (see above)

Hour Two

J. S. BACHSinfonia, fr Cantata BWV 146.  FELIX MENDELSSOHN (trans. Best):  Overture, fr St. Paul, Op. 36.  CÉSAR FRANCK (trans. Hampton):  Allegretto (ii.), fr Symphony in d (2022 Letourneau/Alumni Chapel, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI) PD Archive (r. 4-10-22) 

JASON ROBERTS:  Fantasia in g (1978 Brunzema-Casavant/Haan Auditorium, Dordt University, Sioux Center, IA) PD archive (r. 11-7-20)

HENRY MARTINPrelude and Fugue No. 11 in G-flat (1997 Fisk-Rosales/Edith Bates Old Recital Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX) Pipedreams CD 1004

Filler – LAURIN:  Sonata No. 1, Finale (see above)

PIPEDREAMS is supported in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Wesley C. Dudley by their family, by grants from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, by Jan and Steve Kirchner, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station.  Additional support comes from Pasi Organ Builders, Inc. of Roy, WA, and Peterson Electro-Musical Products of Alsip, IL, 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.  A resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM.