Historic Organs of Seattle

Historic Organs of Seattle
Item# OHS-08
$31.95

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This release from OHS is a four-disk compilation of recitals from the 2008 National Convention of the Society, held in Seattle, Washington, and its environs. Nearly five hours of music feature historic organs by Aeolian-Skinner, Casavant, Hook & Hastings, and Hutchings-Votey, Kilgen, Tallman, Woodberry, Hinners, Cole & Woodberry, as well as instruments by contemporary builders such as Flentrop, C. B. Fisk, and Rosales, and organs representing the remarkably vibrant organbuilding community that has developed in the Pacific Northwest, including Paul Fritts, Martin Pasi, John Brombaugh, and Richard Bond, and many more! Hear exciting performances by renowned organists Douglas Cleveland, Julia Brown, J. Melvin Butler, Carol Terry, Bruce Stevens, and others in live performances on 24 pipe organs built between 1871 and 2000. A 36-page booklet with photographs and stoplists is included.

Compact Disc 1

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
1985 Fritts-Richards
Dana Robinson, Organist
HYMN: To God the Holy Spirit, Let Us Pray
BUXTEHUDE: Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist, BuxWV 209; Ciaccona in e, BuxWV 160

Kilworth Chapel, University of Puget Sound (Tacoma)
1989 Paul Fritts & Co.
Paul Thornock, Organist
BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in e, BuxWV142
REGER: Toccata & Fugue in d, Op. 59, nos. 5-6

Lagerquist Concert Hall, Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma)
1998 Paul Fritts & Co.
Paul Tegels, Organist
BRUHNS: Praeludium in d [original key e]
WIDOR: Suite, Op. 34, No. 1: Romance; Scherzo
With Jennifer Rhyne, Flute

Trinity Lutheran Church (Lynwood)
1995 Pasi Organbuilders
Julia Brown, Organist
DANDRIEU: Quand le Sauveur Jesus Chrust
GADE: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
HYMN: O Holy Spirit, Enter In

Blessed Sacrament Church
1899 F. J. N. Tallman
George Bozeman, Organist
C. P. E. BACH: Sonate in g, Wq70/6

Washington Center for the Performing Arts
1924 Rudolph Wurlitzer Manufacturing Company
Andy Crow, Organist
BERLIN: There’s No Business Like Show Business
RODGERS: Blue Moon


Compact Disc 2

St. Mark’s Cathedral
1965 D. A. Flentrop
J. Melvin Butler, Organist
J. S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in g, BWV535
SOWERBY: Arioso
WAGNER: Under the Double Eagle March

Thomas Joyce, Organist
MUSSORGSKY: from Pictures at an Exhibition: The Hut on Hen’s Legs (Baba-Yaga), The Great Gate of Kiev

The Compline Choir, Peter Hallock, director
Joseph Adam, Organist; Tom Dzietonski, Violin
HALLOCK: If We Could Shut the Gate

St. Paul Episcopal Church
1963 Gebruder Späth
Walter Kreuger
PACHELBEL: Chorale Partita on Alle Menschen
HYMN: Alle menschen mussen sterben

St. Thomas Episcopal Church (Medina)
1971 Metzler Söhne
Bruce Stevens, Organist
J. S. BACH: Canonic Variations on Vom himmel hoch, BWV 769

Christ Episcopal Church (Tacoma)
1979 John Brombaugh
Rodney Gehrke, Organist
HYMN: Now that the Daylight
LEBÈGUE: Magnificat on the Third Tone

St. Stephen Episcopal Church
1994 Bond Organ Builders
Leslie Martin, Organist
DeGRIGNY: Pange lingua


Compact Disc 3

St. James Cathedral (Roman Catholic)
1907 Hutchings-Votey/2000 Rosales
Joseph Adam, Organist
HYMN: Of the Father’s Love Begotten
TIKKER: Divinum Mysterium: Solemn Meditation
Commissioned for this convention.

HYMN: Come Down, O Love Divine

St. Matthew Episcopal Church (Auburn)
1871 E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings
Carol Foster, Organist
ARNE: Andante, Gavotte
DIGGLE: Song of Happiness

Trinity Lutheran Church (Tacoma)
1890 Geo. Kilgen & Son
Tim* and Cheryl Drewes, Organists
PARKER: Quick March (for two organists)
WIDOR: Humoresque, Op. 3, No. 1 (for organ and piano*)
POLLACK: Rooster Rag

Spanaway Lutheran Church (Spanaway)
1905 Jesse Woodberry & Co.
Kevin Birch, Organist
Festival March, Op. 29, No. 1; Allegretto, Op. 29, No. 2

German United Church of Christ
1917 Hinners
Gregory Crowell, Organist
HYMN: In dir ist freude
BOSSI: Pastorale
ZUAZO: Cappricio

University Christian Church
1929 Casavant Frères Ltée.
Peter Guy, Organist
BATISTE: Andante in G Pilgrim’s Song of Hope
DEMESSIEUX: Rorate Coeli
Hymne au soleil from Pièces de Fantaisie


Compact Disc 4

First Baptist Church
1953 Aeolian-Skinner
Douglas Cleveland, Organist
HYMN :O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing
BRIGGS: Four Concert Etudes

Taper Auditorium, Benaroya Hall
2000 C. B. Fisk
Carol Terry. Organist
COUPERIN: Duo sur les Tierces, Chromhorne sur la Taille
SOWERBY: Air with Variations

Holy Rosary Catholic Church (Edmonds)
1887 Geo. Kilgen & Son
Christopher Marks, Organist
BOROWSKI: Toccata, Première Suite pour Grand-Orgue
BRISTOW:Andante, Andante from Six Pieces for Organ
HYMN: Hail the Brightness of Zion’s Glad Morning

St. John Episcopal Church (Kirkland)
1892 Cole & Woodberry
Derek Nickels, Organist
PAINE: Andante con Variazioni, Op. 17
MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in e

Calvary Lutheran Church (Federal Way)
1982 Kenneth Coulter
Sharon Porter Shull, Organist
BÖHM: Partita on Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten
HYMN: If You But Trust in God to Guide You

Plymouth Church UCC
1967 Schlicker
Plymouth Church Choir, Tom Foster, Conductor; Craig Phillips, Organist
PHILLIPS: Teach Me, My God and King
HYMN: The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, is Ended
PHILLIPS: Toccata on Hyfrydol