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Episode 154 – Haig Mardirosian and Vox Humana

In this episode, we talk with Haig Mardirosian, organist, conductor, professor, and writer, and his new book, Vox Humana, Essays about the World of the Pipe Organ and those who Play it. Find Vox Humana, Essays about the World of the Pipe Organ and those who Play it on Amazon. Published by Morningstar Music Music […]

Duration: 00:17:44

Episode 153 – James D. Hicks and the Nordic Journey Series

In this episode, we hear from concert organist James D. Hicks who has recorded 6 albums of Nordic Organ music. He tells us about how he found himself in that vein, meeting nordic musicians and commissioning works, and his future plans. Music heard in this episode All works performed by James D. Hicks Kaj-Erik Gustafsson […]

Duration: 00:21:35

Episode 152 – Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, Illinois

In this episode, we listen to some audio from a visit to the Springfield Cathedral, site of the next Organlive live broadcast on June 17th. We listen to Mark Gifford, Organist and Music Director at the Cathedral, as well as Father Christopher House, pastor of the Cathedral. They talk about their new Reuter organ that […]

Duration: 00:16:29

Episode 151 – Daryl Robinson

Today we talk with Concert Organist and Professor Daryl Robinson. He talks about being a concert organist, Westminster Choir College, and announces some new appointments. Music heard in this episode All works performed by Pierre Cochereau Scherzo Symphonique Sempre Organo – Pro Organo CD 7261 1997 III/83 Fisk-Rosales, Rice University, Bates Concert Hall, Houston, […]

Duration: 00:26:30

Episode 150 – Pipe Organ Encounters Technical

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 […]

Duration: 00:16:32

Episode 149 – Randall Harlow

In this episode we talk with Randall Harlow about his new CD Transcendante which features his transcriptions of the Transcendental Etudes of Franz Liszt. Music heard in this episode Franz Liszt Etude #4: Mazeppa Etude #9: Ricordanza (“Remembrances”) Etude #12: Chasse Neige (“Snow squall”) Randall Harlow Transcendante – Pro Organo CD 7872 –

Duration: 00:16:55

Episode 148 – Christoph Bull

We’re back with an interview with organist Christoph Bull. In this episode we hear about his background and some of the eclectic musical offerings he’s brought us. Music heard in this episode Ramón Noble Toccatina Johann Sebastian Bach Toccata from Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C (BWV 564) Organica 3 Johann Sebastian Bach Duetto in […]

Duration: 00:21:27

Episode 147 – Jonathan Ryan

This week we talk with Jonathan Ryan who has recently released a new CD on the Acis label titled Influences. Jim Logue talks with Jonathan about this CD and his musical influences. Music heard in this episode All works are performed by Jonathan Ryan on the album Influences – Acis APL34530 This album is available […]

Duration: 00:23:25

Episode 146 – Harold Stover

This week we sit down to talk with Harold Stover about life in Maine, playing historic organs, and composing new organ music. Music heard in this episode Harold Stover, organist and composer Mountain Music – Quick Dance – MP3 Download An American Album – Albany TROY765 2918 III/40 E.M. Skinner, Cathedral of St. Luke, Portland, […]

Duration: 00:31:22

Episode 145 – East Texas Pipe Organ Festival

In this episode we go to Kilgore, Texas to talk with Lorenz Maycher about Roy Perry and the East Texas Pipe Organ Festival. Music heard in this episode John Dunstable Agincourt Hymn William Watkins The Aeolian-Skinner Legacy, Vol IV III/77 Aeolian-Skinner, First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, Texas Louis Couperin Chaconne, arr. Joseph Bonnet Richard Elliott 2012 […]

Duration: 00:20:37

August 15, 2016 – David Tannenberg

In this episode we visit Nazareth, PA, home of a David Tannenberg organ built in 1776. We hear the organ as well as learn about David Tannenberg. Our guests are Raymond Brunner, Laurence Libin, and Ed Odell. Music heard in this episode All performed by Gwyn Michel on the 1776 David Tannenberg organ, Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth, PA Johann Gottfried Walther Herr, Christ Der Einig Gottes Sohn Christian Ignatius Latrobe Prelude VI (from Nine Organ Preludes) Frederick Nieuwenhuizen...

Duration: 00:17:01

July 18, 2015 – Katelyn Emerson

This week we talk with Katelyn Emerson, winner of the 2016 National Young Artists Competition in Organ at the AGO National Convention in Houston. She took a moment while on tour in Paris to tell us about the competition and her future plans. Listen to it here: Music Heard in this episode: Performed by Katelyn Emerson Charles TournemireVictimae Paschali Laudes Johann Sebastian BachAllein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (BWV 676) Live Recording from NYACOP Competition, June 18, 2016 1996, 2004 IV/80...

Duration: 00:17:31

June 28, 2015 – Laurence Libin

In this episode, we meet Laurence Libin, retired Curator of Musical Instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He talks about the organs at the Museum, and his experiences with pipe organs. Listen to it here: Music heard in this episode: Wilhelm Bach Prelude and Fugue in D major Lois Regestein An Appleton Anthology - Raven OAR 600 1830 II/16 Appleton, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York Samuel Sebastian Wesley Introduction and Aria Cantabile Paul Derrett,br...

Duration: 00:21:48

June 15, 2016 – Ralph Vaughan Williams, Toward the Unknown Region

Ralph Vaughn Williams' setting of the Walt Whitman poem Toward the Unknown Region launched him onto the international musical scene. Despite the quality of this work, it's rarely performed today. In this episode we hear the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral (Episcopal) in St. Louis, Missouri perform the work, and hear Cathedral Organist William Partridge discuss the work and why we don't hear it very often.

Duration: 00:20:04

June 3, 2016

In this episode we talk with Ed Odell, owner and director of J. H. And C. S. Odell Organ Company. He tells us about himself and the company his family founded and that he reopened. Odell Organ Company Music heard in this episode: music list coming soon.

Duration: 00:23:03

May 10, 2016

In this episode we talk with Dr. Horst Buchholz, Organist and Director of Music of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, and Vice-President of the Church Music Association of America. He tells us about the association and their annual Colloquium coming up next month in St. Louis. Dr. Horst Buchholz CMAA Colloquium 2016 Music heard in this episode: Charles Tournemire Choral-Improvisation sur le Victimæ paschali by Tournemire Jens Korndoerfer Recorded live in Concert at the Cathedral Basilica...

Duration: 00:19:55

May 4, 2016

Today we're talking with David Enlow, organist of the Church of the Resurrection in New York City, a member of the organ faculty of The Juilliard Schooland Dean of the New York City Chapter, American Guild of Organists. He's discussing his latest album on the Pro Organo label, "Bach on Park Avenue". Bach on Park Avenue at Pro Organo records David Enlow's website

Duration: 00:15:20

April 17, 2016

In this episode, Jim Logue interviews Father Christopher Smith, Episcopal Vicar and Rector of Christ Cathedral in Orange, California, and John Romeri, newly appointed Director of Music for the Cathedral, formerly known as the Crystal Cathedral. Thy discuss the church and the Hazel Wright organ, currently undergoing restoration in Italy. Christ Cathedral Website

Duration: 00:22:50

March 20, 2016

This week, Jim Logue talks with organist Stephen Tharp as he prepares for the opening recital of the convention of the Organ Historical Society in Philadelphia. Listen to it here: Stephen Tharp's website OHS 2016 - Philadelphia podcast link

Duration: 00:25:50

February 28, 2016

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: Music heard in this episode: Herbert Howells Rhapsody, op. 17 no. 1 Nigel Potts British Fantasies & Fanfares – Herald HAVPCD 344 2005 IV/64 Schoenstein, St. Paul’s Parish (Episcopal), Washington, D.C. Louis Vierne Final from Organ Symphony no. 6, op. 59 John Cummins...

Duration: 00:29:59

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