Stephen Tharp: In Concert & Conversation #2322
. . . a visit with this internationally acclaimed recitalist and recording artist, including his performance on the expanded Holtkamp-Pasi pipe organ at St. John’s Benedictine Abbey in Collegeville, MN.
GEORGE BAKER: Danse Diabolique –Stephen Tharp (1992 Ruffatti/Spivey Hall, Clayton State University; Morrow, GA) PD Archive (r. 1/28/17)
BAKER: Diptyque, Mors et Resurrectio (2021). MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in f, Op. 7, no. 2. FRANZ LISZT (trans. Tharp): Totentanz –Stephen Tharp (1961 Holtkamp+2019 Pasi/St. John’s Benedictine Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN) PD Archive (r. 9/15/22)
Filler – DUPRE: Prelude in f (see above)
G. F. HANDEL: Royal Fireworks Overture –Stephen Tharp (1992 Ruffatti/Spivey Hall, Clayton State University; Morrow, GA) PD Archive (r. 1/28/17)
ANTHONY NEWMAN: Toccata & Fuga Sinfonica on B-A-C-H –Stephen Tharp (2008 Schoenstein/St. James Episcopal Church, New York, NY) Acis 31995
CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Office No. 35, In Assumptione B.V.M., fr L’Orgue Mystique, Op. 57 –Stephen Tharp (1961 Holtkamp+2019 Pasi/St. John’s Benedictine Abbey Church, Collegeville, MN) PD Archive (r. 9/15/22)
Filler – LISZT (see above)
We’ve featured Stephen Tharp in previous PIPEDREAMS programs, which you can enjoy again:
Even Stephen (#0545)
Stephen’s Points (#1503)
The archive also includes additional recordings on the Holtkamp-Pasi organ:
At the Abbey (#2201)
The Art of the Young Organist II (#2129)
And you might also enjoy learning more about Marcel Breuer’s remarkable Abbey Church, including an article in The Diapason, an MPR news story, and a report on the organ project from the Abbey, too.
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 Andover Organ Company of Methuen, MA, and Bedient Pipe Organ Company of Roca, NE, 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.