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    We’re back! Brent Johnson brings us a discussion with Phil Parkey, President of Parkey Organ Builders and Director of the 2017 Pipe Organ Encounter Technical. He tells us what the program is, and how you can be a part of it.
    American Guild of Organists – POE Technical
    APOBA – POE Tech
    POE Tech application
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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:

    Schoenstein & Co. Pipe Organs

    The Ladue Chapel Organ Project Tune-in links

    Recital Program

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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: