Posts Tagged ‘Louis Vierne’

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In preparation for the live broadcast of the new Schoenstein and Company organ at Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church in Ladue, Missouri, we’re revisiting out conversation with Jack Bethards this week. You can listen to it here:

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This week we celebrate the birthday of French organist and composer Louis Vierne. Listen to it here:

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This week we continue our conversation with Jack Bethards, this time talking about him, and his company, the Schoenstein Organ Company. Listen to it here:

Schoenstein & Co. Pipe Organs

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This week we’re back with another interview about another AGO Regional Convention. This time we hear from Dr. Alan Lewis discussing the Mid-Atlantic convention to be held in Pittsburgh June 21-24. Listen to it here:


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We start off the month of February with recordings from Germany and Austria. Listen to it here:

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Today’s show is about William Russell, Louis Vierne, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Giuseppe Verdi. Listen to it here:

This week we talk with Dr. Jan Kraybill about her new new album Organ Polychrome, The French School. This album is the premiere recording of the Casavant Organ in Helzberg Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. Listen to it here:

    Music heard in this episode:
  • Felix Alexandre Guilmant
    Caprice in B-flat, op. 20, no. 3
  • Louis Vierne
    Pièces de fantaisie, op. 51 – Prélude
  • César Franck
    Pièce Heroïque
  • Florent Schmitt
    Prière (Prélude in G minor), op. 11
  • Eugène Gigout
    Grand-Choeur dialogué, from Six Pipeces
  • Organ Polychrome – Reference RR-133
    Jan Kraybill
    2011 IV/102 Casavant, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, Missouri

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At The Organ returns! After an unexpectedly long hiatus, we are back with new episodes. Sadly, today’s episode is the first of a two-parter about organist David Craighead who passed away last month. Dr. Frederick Hohman joins us to share his memories of studying under David.

Music used in this episode:
Louis Vierne – Sixth Symphony in B – II. Aria – MP3 Download
Max Reger – Second Sonata in D minor – Introduction and Fugue – MP3 Download

Organ Music of Reger and Vierne – Delos DE 3096
1987 III/85 Rosales, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland, Oregon
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This week we remember Healey Willan, Samuel Wesley, Johann Ludwig Krebs, and Aristde Cavaillé-Coll. Listen to it here: