1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN
1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN
Schantz Organ Company

A Local Celebration #2307

. . . Michael Barone hosts concert performances by members of the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

Hour One

OLIVIER MESSIAENJoie et clarté de Corps Glorieux, fr Les Corps GlorieuxBrenda Sevcik.

JAMES H. ROGERSSonatina No. 1Charles Echols.  Dr. Echols has released a compact disc of Rogers music (Raven 978), and has written a biography of the composer, too (Wayne Leupold Editions).

DAVID N. JOHNSON/HERBERT BROKERING:  Hymn, Earth and all stars –Bill Chouinard

HERBERT HOWELLSPsalm Prelude No. 1 (Set 1), Op. 32 (The poor man called, and the Lord heard himPsalm 34) –Isaac Drewes

BRENDA PORTMANFantasy on Ubi caritasEmily Roth

GUSTAV HOLST (trans. Palmer):  Mars, Bringer of War, fr The PlanetsSarah Palmer (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Mahtomedi, MN) PD Archive (r. 9-25-22)

Filler – ROGERS (see above)

Hour Two

EMMA LOU DIEMERAria & ScherzoDonna Hryniewicki, flute; Stacie Lightner, organ.  A full program of Ms. Diemer’s music and comments can be found in our archive (#1004, Emma Lou!)

PETER PLANYAVSKY:   Toccata alla RhumbaJu Young Lee

ALVARS KALEJSPer aspera ad astra Kristine Rizzotto

PIETRO YONFinale, fr Concerto GregorianaCarolyn Diamond, piano; Isaac Drewes, organ

MILES DAVIS (trans. Strom):  So What!Noah Strom

GUY WEITZFanfare and Gothic MarchSamuel Backman (1927 Casavant-2001 Schantz/St. Andrew’s Lutheran, Mahtomedi, MN) PD Archive (r. 9-25-22)

Filler – HOLST (see above)

Check out the unusual and dramatic story of how this remarkable instrument came to this particular church.  It certainly does provide both reason and vehicle for A Local Celebration!

The American Guild of Organists has over 200 individual chapters, covering every state…as well as a European chapter and others in Finland, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Sydney Australia.

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 Solid State Organ Systems of Alexandria, VA, and Syndyne Corporation of Vancouver, WA, 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.