The First Forty Years #2339
. . . an irreverent reflection on the somewhat unbelievable four-plus decade history of PIPEDREAMS, with glimpses of the past, and projections for the future from host-producer Michael Barone.
#8301: Introduction to first 1983 Program
HERBERT HOWELLS: Te Deum in E-flat, fr Collegium Regale –Choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London/Barry Rose; John Scott (1927 Skinner/Cathedral of Saint Paul, MN) PD Archive (r. 6/16/1980). A fine BBC1 documentary “Paul’s Children” is available on Youtube.
RICHARD WAYNE DIRKSEN: Surge, illuminare, fr 3 Songs of Isaiah (premiere) –Choir of St. Thomas Church, New York City/Gerre Hancock; Judith Hancock (1937 Skinner/National Cathedral, Washington, DC) PD Archive (r. 6/28/82)
Filler – RAY HENDERSON: Birth of the Blues
OLIVIER MESSIAEN (trans. Åberg): Choral de la Sainte Montagne, fr La Transfiguration de Notre Seignejur Jésus-Christ –Lars Åberg (1974 Flentrop/de Doelen Concert Hall, Rotterdam, Netherlands) Pipedreams Archive (#8304)
Filler – DIRKSEN (see above)
PIPEDREAMS is supported by the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Wesley C. Dudley, by grants from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, Jan Kirchner on behalf of her family foundation, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Additional support comes from Paul Fritts & Company, Organ Builders of Tacoma, WA and Integrated Organ Technologies, Inc. of Roswell, GA, 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.