1728 Cahman/Lövstabruk, Sweden
1728 Cahman/Lövstabruk, Sweden
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An Organ Tour in Sweden #2320

. . . while some of us are actually there, we thought it only fair to share some of the sounds of instruments we’re visiting.

Hour One

J. S. BACHPrelude & Fugue in a, BWV 551Hans Fagius (1728 Cahman/Lövsta Bruk Church) Bis 308/9

BACHFantasy, Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 713Hans Fagius (1764 Wahlberg-1987 Grönlunds/German Church, Karlskrona) Bis 397/8

YNGVE SKÖLD:  Passacaglia, fr Church SymphonyJames D. Hicks (1905-2008 Åkerman & Lund/St. Johannes Church, Malmö) Pro Organo 7262

JOHANN PACHELBELChorale & Prelude, Vom Himmel hochKarin Nelson (1992 Brombaugh/Haga Church, Göteborg) Proprius 9101

STAFFAN BJÖRKLUND:  Melody –Staffan Björklund (1971 Andersen choir organ/Linköping Cathedral) Bis 117

OSKAR LINDBERGSonata in g, Op. 23James D. Hicks (1929 Setterquist/Linköping Cathedral) Pro Organo 7239

Filler – BACH: BWV 551 (see above)

Hour Two

ZOLTAN KODALYPange Lingua PreludeHans Fagius (1964 Grönlunds/Engelbrekts Church, Stockholm) Bis 199

JEAN LANGLAISKyrie & Gloria, fr Messe SolennelleTäby Church Youth Choir/Kerstin Ek; Peter Bengtson (1975 Marcussen/St. Jacob’s Church, Stockholm) Bis 289

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE:  2 Pieces (Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ, Bux WV 196; Praeludium in G, BuxWV 147) –Bine Bryndorf (2004 Grönlunds/German Church-St. Gertrud’s, Stockholm) DaCapo 6.220514

ERLAND von KOCHVivo.  NILS LINDEBERGA Cowhorn’s TuneTHOMAS ÅBERG:  Toccata No. 8James D. Hicks (2013 Tostareds Kyrkorgelfabrik/Kalmar Cathedral) Pro Organo 7271

FRANZ TUNDERIn dich hab ich gehoffet, HerrPamela Ruiter-Feenstra (2001 GoART/Orgyrte nya kyrka/Gothenburg) Loft 1048/9

BACH:  2 Chorale-preludes (Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 737; Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736) –Hans Fagius (1728 Cahman/Lövsta Bruk Church) Bis 308/9

Filler – LINDBERG: Sonata Finale (see above)

Search for other Swedish instruments in our archive, and enjoy a previous program, Sounds from Sweden (#1314).

Follow our group’s itinerary and learn more about Swedish organs, organ builders, and organ composers by leafing through pages of our 2023 Pipedreams Sweden Tour Book.

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.