Organ Music on Radio

 

Colours of the King 2MBS-FM 102.5MHz (second Saturday of every month from 5.00pm - 6.00pm).
Presented on behalf of the Organ Music Society of Sydney

Prepared and presented by Andrew Grahame

2001 programs

 

2002

 SATURDAY

12th January 2002

5pm

 

Trios

Bach - Trio Sonata No 4 in E minor BWV 528
Christopher Herrick at St. Nikolaus, Bremgarten, Switzerland

Krebs - Trio in C major
Bach - Trio in C minor BWV 585
Quef - Trio in G minor Op 11 No 2
Schumann - Six Studies in Canonic Form Op 56
Harold Fabrikant at Pembroke School Chapel, Adelaide

Krebs - Trio in E flat major
Gerhard Gnann at Weingarten Abbey

Bach - Trio Sonata no 1 in E flat major BWV 525
Christopher Herrick at St. Nikolaus, Bremgarten, Switzerland

SATURDAY

9th February 2002

5pm

 

J. G. Walther - Concertos

Concerto del Sigr. Tomaso Albinoni in F major
Gerald Gifford at Hexham Abbey

Concerto del Sigr. Gentili in A minor
Craig Cramer at St. Bonifacius, Trochtelborn, Germany

Concerto del Sigr. Vivaldi
Craig Cramer at the Marienkirche, Mechterstadt, Germany

Concerto del Sigr. Meck in C major
Craig Cramer at St. Bonifacius, Trochtelborn, Germany

Concerto del Sigr. Luigi Manzia in G minor
Craig Cramer at the Marienkirche, Mechterstadt, Germany

Concerto del Sigr. Taglietti in B flat major
Craig Cramer at the Marienkirche, Mechterstadt, Germany

SATURDAY

9th March 2002

5pm

 

On a Ground Bass

Buxtehude - Ciacona in E minor
Douglas Lawrence at Ormond College, Melbourne

Pachelbel - Ciacona in F minor
Michael Dyer at St Philip's, Church Hill, Sydney

Rheinberger - Passacaglia from Sonata No 8 in E minor
Wolfgang Rubsam at Fulda Cathedral

Pachelbel - Chaconne in D major
John Butt at University of California

Bach - Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor BWV 582
E. Power Biggs at the 1967 Schuke organ (now removed) at Bach's church - St.
Thomas, Leipzig
This performance includes an improvised cadenza towards the end of the
fugue.

SATURDAY

13th April, 2002

5pm

 

Reeds

Meyerbeer - Coronation March from "Le Prophete"
Gillian Weir at Ulster Hall, Belfast

Soler - The Emperor's Fanfare
E. Power Biggs at Toledo Cathedral, Spain

Cabanilles - Batalla Imperial
E. Power Biggs at Segovia Cathedral, Spain

Anon - Batalla
Clerambault - Basse et Dessus de Trompette
Wills - Fanfare
Michael Dudman at Newcastle Anglican Cathedral

Whitlock - Fanfare
Harold Fabrikant at St Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide

Dandrieu - Suite in D minor
Andre Isoir at the Abbey of St. Michel en Thierache

Guilmant - Introduction and Allegro from Sonata No 1
Jane Watts at Westminster Abbey

 SATURDAY

11th May, 2002

5pm

 

ORGAN MUSIC OF DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE (1637 - 1707)

Passacaglia in D minor
Douglas Lawrence at Ormond College Chapel, Melbourne

Two chorale preludes on "Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn"
(Bux WV 191 and 192)
Chorale prelude "Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder" (Bux WV 178)
Volker Ellenberger at the Evangelican Lutheran City Church, Bückeburg,
Germany

Prelude and Fugue in D major
Michael Dudman at Sydney Opera House

Chorale prelude "Wir danken dir, Herr Jesu Christ" (Bux WV 224)
Chorale prelude "Jesus Christus, unser Heiland" (Bux WV 198)
Chorale prelude "Gott der Vater wohn uns bei" (Bux WV 190)
Volker Ellenberger at the Evangelican Lutheran City Church, Bückeburg,
Germany

Canzona in E minor (Bux WV 169)
Canzonetta in G major
Piet Kee at St Laurens, Alkmaar

Prelude and Fugue in G minor
David Rumsey at the Church of the Redeemer, Witten-Annen, West Germany

Magnificat Primi Toni (Bux WV 203)
Piet Kee at St Laurens, Alkmaar

SATURDAY

8th June, 2002

5pm

 

FRENCH MUSIC PLAYED ON A REMARKABLE RESIDENCE ORGAN

Kimberly Marshall at the organ built by C. B. Fisk in 1987 for the
Littlefield residence, Portola Valley, California

 

Marchand - Plein Jeu, Fugue, Duo, Trio, Basse de Trompette, Tierce en
Taille, Dialogue sur les Grands Jeux

Franck - Chorale No 2 in B minor

Widor - Allegro Moderato (1st movement) from Symphony No 6 in C minor Op
42/2

Alain - Litanies Op. 79

 SATURDAY

13th July, 2002

5pm

 

FIVE AUSTRALIAN ORGANS PLAYED BY SIX AUSTRALIAN ORGANISTS

Bach - Fugue in G major BWV 576
Daquin - The Cuckoo
Peter Warren at St Mary's Cathedral, Hobart

Purcell - Slow Air (from "The Married Beau") and Air (from "Abdelazar")
Mushel - Toccata
Christopher Dearnley at the Lutheran Church at Bethany, South Australia

Vierne - Prelude and Improvisation (from "24 Pieces en Style Libre")
Ingrid Sykes at Sacre Couer Convent, Glen Iris, Melbourne

Mendelssohn - Sonata No 4 in B flat Major Op 65
Kurt Ison at St Peter & Paul's Old Cathedral, Goulburn

Greene - Voluntary No 8 in C minor
Stanley - Voluntary in D major Op 5 No 5
David Kinsela at St Matthew's Anglican Church, Windsor

Boely - Fantasie and Fugue in B flat major/minor
Pastor de Lasala at St Peter & Paul's Old Cathedral, Goulburn

 SATURDAY

10th August, 2002

5pm

 

A rustic theme - "Pastorale"

Louis Vierne - "Pastorale" from "24 Pieces en style libre"
Gunther Kaunzinger at an un-named large European organ

J.S. Bach - "Pastorale in F" BWV 590
Peter Hurford at the Martinkirk, Groningen

Cesar Franck - "Pastorale"
Michael Dudman at St. Benedict's, Broadway

Percy Whitlock - "Pastorale"
Harold Fabrikant at St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide

Josef Bonnet - "Pastorale"
Jane Watts at the Ulster Hall, Belfast

J-J-A Roger-Ducasse - "Pastorale"
Brian Runnett at Norwich Cathedral

Josef Rheinberger
Sonata No 3 ("Pastoral")
Harold Fabrikant at Adelaide Festival Theatre

SATURDAY

14th September, 2002

5pm

 

"Patriotism"

 

S. S. Wesley - "The National Anthem" (theme & variations)
James Lancelot at Emanuel Church, Chestertown, Maryland USA

Robert Ampt - Concert Etude on "A Pub with No Beer"
Robert Ampt at Sydney Town Hall

John Knowles Paine - Concert Variations on "The Star Spangled Banner"
Michael Dudman at Newcastle Conservatorium of Music

W. T. Best - Introduction, Variations and Finale on "God Save the Queen"
Robert Ampt at Sydney Town Hall

SATURDAY

14th October, 2002

5pm

 

Music for the Harmonium

 

L. Vierne - Sortie (from Messe Basse Op. 30)
N. Hakim - Four items from "Expressions for Organ"
G. Litaize - Three items from "24 Preludes Liturgiques"
R. Vierne - Marche de Procession

Anne Page (formerly of Perth, now living in the UK) playing a Mustel
harmonium dating from 1897

G. Bizet - "Trois Esquisses"

Joris Verdin at a harmonium by Debain (Paris) of 1860

A. Mustel - Four extracts from "Scenes et Airs de Ballets"
A. Guilmant - Scherzo Op. 31

Joris Verdin at a Mustel "Art Harmonium" with Celesta, dating from 1920.

SATURDAY

9th November, 2002

5pm

 

"David and Goliath"

(the organs at Sacred Heart Mosman and St Mary's Cathedral, played by Pastor
de Lasala and Peter Kneeshaw respectively)

 

Sacred Heart Mosman (Pastor de Lasala)
Dulcie Holland - Toccata in the Baroque Style

St Mary's Cathedral (Peter Kneeshaw)
Dulcie Holland - Tuba Tune

Sacred Heart Mosman (Pastor de Lasala)
Louis Vierne - "Berceuse" and "Divertissement" from "24 Pieces en style
libre"
James Jacka Coyle - Tango from "Dance Suite"
Balbastre - Noel Bourguignon
Handel (arr. Lasala) - "Rinaldo" - Overture, Adagio, Giga

St Mary's Cathedral (Peter Kneeshaw)
Widor - Andante Sostenuto from "Symphonie Gothique" Op. 70
Alan Tregaskis - Hymn prelude "Lord, I make to thee confession"
Bach - Fantasia & Fugue in G minor BWV 542

SATURDAY

14th December, 2002

 

5pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY

11th January, 2003

5pm

 

Music for Christmas

Hollins - Cradle Song
Karg-Elert - Chorale Improvisation on "In Dulci Jubilo"
Mark Quarmby at the Hill, Norman & Beard organ formerly in St. Andrew's
Cathedral, Sydney

Bach - Canonic Variations on "Vom Himmel Hoch" BWV 769
Hans Fagius at the 1724 Cahman organ at the Kristine Church, Falun

Wills - Variations on "I Sing the Birth"
Michael Dudman at Newcastle Anglican Cathedral

Ampt - Australian Christmas Suite for Organ
Amy Johansen at the Smenge organ in Newington College Chapel

 

JS Bach - Early works, arrangements and attributions

All played by Simon Preston at the controversial Klais organ at St. John's,
Smith Square, London.

Fugue in B minor on a theme of Corelli BWV 579
Trio in C minor BWV 585
Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 551
Fantasia and Fugue in A minor BWV 561 (attrib.)
Fantasia in C minor BWV 570
Fugue in G major BWV 576 (attrib.)
Allabreve in D major BWV 589 (uncertain)
Fantasia in G major BWV 571 (attrib.)
Fugue in C minor on a theme of Legrenzi BWV 574

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