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Episode 179 – What I did this summer Part 10
Brent Johnson and Keith Williams of Buzard Organ Company explore The Reuter-Schwartz Opus 1, the very first Reuter organ installed in Trinity Episcopal Church in Mattoon, Illinois. They’re joined by organist Alan Webern.
Episode 178 – Mario Salvador at the St. Louis Cathedral part 2
This scratchy record episode brings us another album from 1954 with Mario Salvador at the organ of the St. Louis Cathedral. Album: Mario Salvador at the console of the Saint Louis Cathedral’s Kilgen OrganArtist: Mario SalvadorWorks:César Franck – Pièce Heroïque”Frank Campbell-Watson – Prelude II: Puer natus estRobert Schumann/Mario Salvador – Ave MariaJohann Sebastian Bach –...
Episode 177 – What I did this summer Part 9b
Brent Johnson and Matt Palisch explore two early 20th century Hinners organs in Gordonville and Pocohontas, Missouri. Arthur Seboldt provides memories of coming to the church when the organ was still hand-pumped.
Episode 176 – What I did this summer Part 9
Brent Johnson and Matt Palisch explore the 1925 Hinners organ of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit, Missouri. Specification of the organ. You can view the video we made that day here:
Episode 175 – Mario Salvador at the St. Louis Cathedral
This scratchy record episode brings us an album from 1954 with Mario Salvador at the organ of the St. Louis Cathedral. Album: Mario Salvador at the console of the Saint Louis Cathedral’s Kilgen OrganArtist: Mario SalvadorWorks:Charles Gounod – Pontificat MarchEdmond Lemaigre – CapriccioHenry Purcell – Trumpet TuneJohann Sebastian Bach – Toccata in D minor “Dorian”...
Episode 174 – Helmut Walcha Plays Bach
Another pull from our LP library. This one isn’t quite so random as it features some works of Bach appropriate for the holiday season. Helmut Walcha again and once again at the Great Organ of the Laurenskirk in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. Album: The Works of Johann Sebastian Bach Series F: Organ WorksARC 3030Artist: Helmut Walcha...
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