The 1949 Aeolian-Skinner organ at Boston’s First Church of Christ, Scientist, Mass.
The 1949 Aeolian-Skinner organ at Boston’s First Church of Christ, Scientist, Mass.
Len Levasseur

Advancing the Art #2313

. . . when interesting and unusual scores are shared through compelling performances, everyone wins.

Hour One

NADIA BOULANGER:  3 Pieces – Prélude (1913), Petit Canon (1911) & Piece sur des airs populaires Flamands (1915) –Carolyn Shuster-Fournier (1894 Cavaillé-Coll/Saint-Antoine-des-Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France) Ligia 0109206

CLARA SCHUMANNPrelude & Fugue in B-flat, Op. 16, no. 2Wolfgang Baumgratz (1894 Sauer/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Bremen, Germany) IFO 0040                

RAYNOR BROWNPapillons (selections:  Gaika-Boisduvalli-Mosii-Charidryas-Ivallda-Ochlodes-Vibex) –Catharine Crozier (1952 Aeolian-Skinner/1st Church of Christ Scientist, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/26/90)

ELFRIDA ANDRÉE:  Symphonic Poem in e –Ralph Gustafsson (1878-1927 Åkerman & Lund/Mary Magdalena Church, Stockholm, Sweden) Swedish Society Discofil 1085

Filler – BOULANGER:  Piece sur des airs populaires Flamands (see above)

Hour Two

MARY BETH BENNETT:  3 Pieces (Grand Plein Jeu on Deo Gratias; Meditation on Pange lingua; Carillon on Antioch) –Mary Beth Bennett (1992 Schantz/7th Street Christian Church, Richmond, VA) MBB 2015

WANG AN-MINGFantasy for Organ (1988) –Calvert Johnson (2003 Rosales/St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA) Albany 1049

ELIZABETH LUTYENSTrois Pieces Breves (1969)—Tom Winpenny (1962-2009 Harrison/St. Alban’s Cathedral, England) Toccata Classics 0639

AMY BEACHThe Canticle of the Sun, Op. 123Charles Wood Singers/David Hill; Philip Scriven (1954 Walker+1996 Wells-Kennedy/St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, Ireland) Regent 567

Filler – SCHUMANN:  Fugue in B-flat (see above)

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