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Historic Organs Of Maine


Release Date: 02/20/1996 
Label:  Raven Recordings   Catalog #: 92   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Morton DunhamGeorge W. ChadwickSydney Hugo NicholsonLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Rosalind MohnsenPeter SykesDavid DahlMargaret Irwin-Brandon,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 5 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set is offered at a special price: 4 discs for the price of 2.
These selections were recorded during the Organ Historical Society National Convention.
Includes traditional hymn(s). Soloists: Peter Sykes, David Dahl, Renea E. Waligora.
Includes impromptu(s) by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. Soloist: Marvin Mills.
Includes work(s) by Roy Perry, Fanny Robinson, George W. Chadwick, Karl Goldmark, Felix Mendelssohn. Soloists: Lorenz Maycher, Susan R. Werner Friesen, Marian Ruhl Metson, Donald R. M. Paterson, Brian Jones (organ).
Includes work(s) for organ by Eugene Gigout, Franz Joseph Haydn, Sigfrid Karg-Elert. Soloists: Susan R. Werner Friesen, Robert K. Love, Laraine Olson Waters.
This set is offered at a special price: 4 discs for the price of 2.
These selections were recorded during the Organ Historical Society National Convention.
Includes traditional hymn(s). Soloists: Peter Sykes, David Dahl, Renea E. Waligora.
Includes impromptu(s) by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor. Soloist: Marvin Mills.
Includes work(s) by Roy Perry, Fanny Robinson, George W. Chadwick, Karl Goldmark, Felix Mendelssohn. Soloists: Lorenz Maycher, Susan R. Werner Friesen, Marian Ruhl Metson, Donald R. M. Paterson, Brian Jones (organ).
Includes work(s) for organ by Eugene Gigout, Franz Joseph Haydn, Sigfrid Karg-Elert. Soloists: Susan R. Werner Friesen, Robert K. Love, Laraine Olson Waters. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sortie, Op. 17: no 2 by Henry Morton Dunham
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Westbrook United Methodist Church, Maine 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
2. Waltz no 2 by George W. Chadwick
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Westbrook United Methodist Church, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
3. Crucifer "Lift High The Cross" by Sydney Hugo Nicholson
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Westbrook United Methodist Church, Maine 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4. Suite for Mechanical Clock, WoO 33: Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Peter Sykes (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1794-1799; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  S. Parish Congregational Church, Augusta 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5. Fugues (6) for Organ on B-A-C-H, Op. 60: no 1, Langsam by Robert Schumann
Performer:  David Dahl (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Elm St. Congregational Church, Bucksport 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
6. Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten by Johann Ludwig Krebs
Performer:  David Dahl (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Elm St. Congregational Church, Bucksport 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7. Voluntaries (12) for Organ, Op. 6: no 9 in G minor by Samuel Wesley
Performer:  Margaret Irwin-Brandon (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1805-1829; United Kingdom 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  The First Church, Belfast, Maine 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
8. Variations for Organ on "God Save the King" by Charles Wesley
Performer:  Lois Regestein (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Alfred Parish Church, Alfred, Maine 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
9. Creation "The Spacious Firmament On High" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Lois Regestein (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Alfred Parish Church, Alfred, Maine 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
10. Variations for Organ on "God Save the King" by Adolph Friedrich Hesse
Performer:  Robin Dinda (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Peter & Paul Church, Lewiston, Maine 
Length: 8 Minutes 12 Secs. 
11. Pièces de fantaisie - Suite no 2, Op. 53: 5th movement, Claire de lune by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Brian Franck (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Peter & Paul Church, Lewiston, Maine 
Length: 7 Minutes 15 Secs. 
12. Pieces (6) for Organ: no 3, Master Tallis's Testament by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Brian Franck (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Peter & Paul Church, Lewiston, Maine 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
13. Marche Religieuse by Felix Alexandre Guilmant
Performer:  Lorenz Maycher (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  United Baptist Church, Lewiston, Maine 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
14. Pièces (24) en style libre, Op. 31: no 14, Scherzetto by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Renea E. Waligora (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  High St. Congregational Church, Auburn 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
15. Pièces (24) en style libre, Op. 31: no 21, Carillon de Longpont by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Ray Cornils (Organ)
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  St. Patrick's Church, Lewiston, Maine 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
16. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Marilyn Stulken (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  First Universalist Church, Auburn, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Dudley Buck 
17. Marche Pontificale by Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens
Performer:  Marilyn Stulken (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Belgium 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  First Universalist Church, Auburn, Maine 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
18. Pièces (24) en style libre, Op. 31: no 16, Choral by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Marian Ruhl Metson (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Newcastle 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
19. Canzone for Organ in A minor by William Faulkes
Performer:  Earl Miller (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Second Baptist Church, Calais, Maine 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
20. Liberty March by J. Frank Frysinger
Performer:  Earl Miller (Organ)
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Second Baptist Church, Calais, Maine 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
21. March for Organ in E flat major by William Faulkes
Performer:  Leonard Ciampa (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Chapel, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
22. Lustspiel Overture, Op. 73 by Béla Kéler
Performer:  Robert K. Love (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  City Hall, Portland, Maine 
Length: 6 Minutes 19 Secs. 
23. America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Performer:  Robert K. Love (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  City Hall, Portland, Maine 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
24. Shall we gather at the river by Traditional
Performer:  Laraine Olson Waters (Organ)
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  First Parish Church, Brunswick, Maine 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: William Bolcom 
25. Still, Still With Thee by Traditional
Performer:  Laraine Olson Waters (Organ)
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  First Parish Church, Brunswick, Maine 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
26. Elegiac Melodies (2) for Strings, Op. 34: no 2, Last spring by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Donald R. M. Paterson (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Norway 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  1st Congregational Church, S. Paris, ME 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
27. Works (32) for Mechanical Clock, H 19: Excerpt(s) by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Donald R. M. Paterson (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1793 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  1st Congregational Church, S. Paris, ME 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
28. Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: Excerpt(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Donald R. M. Paterson (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  1st Congregational Church, S. Paris, ME 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
29. Heures Mystiques, Op. 29: Offertory no 1 in G major, Andantino by Léon Boëllmann
Performer:  Permella Singer Sears (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Community Church, Buckfield, Maine 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
30. Marche au Girondon by Frederick Scotson Clarke
Performer:  Brian Jones (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Turner Village Church, Turner, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
31. Suite française after Claude Gervaise for Piano by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Kristin Gronning Farmer (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Leeds Community Church, Leeds, Maine 
Length: 10 Minutes 3 Secs. 
32. Aria Pastorella by Joh. Valentin Rathgeber
Performer:  Dr. Frances Nobert (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  The United Church, Monmouth, Maine 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
33. Introduction and Fugue for Organ in D minor by John Zundel
Performer:  Kimberly Ann Hess (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Community Church, Wayne, Maine 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
34. Sonatas (6) for Organ, Op. 65: no 5 in D major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Bruce Stevens (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  St. Dominic's Church, Portland, Maine 
Length: 8 Minutes 0 Secs. 
35. Legend in D major by Josef Klicka
Performer:  Brian Franck (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor, ME 
Length: 9 Minutes 38 Secs. 
36. The Squirrel by Powell Weaver
Performer:  Rachelen Lien (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1926 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Unitarian-Universalist Church, Saco, ME 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
37. Toccata by Flor Peeters
Performer:  Rachelen Lien (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Unitarian-Universalist Church, Saco, ME 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
38. Russian Hymn "God The Omnipotent" by Alexei Fedorowitsch Lvov
Performer:  Rachelen Lien (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Russia 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Unitarian-Universalist Church, Saco, ME 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
39. Short Pieces (12) with a Voluntary added: Piece in G major by Samuel Wesley
Performer:  Barbara Owen (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1816; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Baptist Church, Blue Hill, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with Short Pieces (12) with a Voluntary added: Piece no 9 in F. 
40. Short Pieces (12) with a Voluntary added: no 9 in F major by Samuel Wesley
Performer:  Barbara Owen (Organ)
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Baptist Church, Blue Hill, Maine 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with Short Pieces (12) with a Voluntary added: Piece in G. 
41. Voluntaries (2) for Organ: Excerpt(s) by William Selby
Performer:  Stephen Long (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  North Congregational Church, Buxton, ME 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
42. Toccata by Samuel B. Whitney
Performer:  Susan Armstrong-Ouellette (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  United Methodist Church, Saco, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
43. Sonatas (6) for Organ, Op. 65: no 1 in F minor - Adagio by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Marion Anderson (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Center St. Cong. Church, Machias, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
44. American Wedding March by E. T. Paull
Performer:  Jane Edge (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Congregational Church, Cumberland, Maine 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
45. Vesper Voluntaries (11), Op. 14: no 3 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Gregory Crowell (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Sacred Heart Church, Hallowell, Maine 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with Vesper Voluntaries (11), Op 14: no 4. 
46. Vesper Voluntaries (11), Op. 14: no 4 by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Gregory Crowell (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Sacred Heart Church, Hallowell, Maine 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with Vesper Voluntaries (11), Op 14: no 3. 
47. Sonatas (3) for Piano, Op. 118 "für die Jugend": Abendlied by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Gregory Crowell (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Sacred Heart Church, Hallowell, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sigfrid Karg-Elert. 
48. Aida: Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Timothy Smith (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  First Baptist Church, Hallowell, Maine 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: H. Shelley. 
49. Canzonetta, Op. 71 no 4 by Arthur Foote
Performer:  Lenora McCroskey (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  1st Congregational Church, Searsport, ME 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
50. Sonata for Organ "da chiesa" by Hendrik Andriessen
Performer:  Charles Page (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Netherlands (Holland 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  1st Congregational Church, Calais, Maine 
Length: 8 Minutes 31 Secs. 
51. Psalm-Preludes (3) for Organ, Set 1, Op. 32: no 1, Psalm 34 - Verse 6 by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Ronald Stalford (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1916; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  St. Luke's Episcopal Cathedral, Portland 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
52. O Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum) by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  Ronald Stalford (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: United Kingdom 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  St. Luke's Episcopal Cathedral, Portland 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
53. Andantino by Louis J.A. Lefébure-Wely
Performer:  Robert Barney (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Congregational Church, New Gloucester 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
54. Andante and Variations for Organ in D major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Ray Cornils (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  St. Patrick's Church, Lewiston, Maine 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
55. Voluntaries (10) for Organ, book 1, Op. 5: no 8 in D minor by John Stanley
Performer:  Margaret Irwin-Brandon (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1748; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  The First Church, Belfast, Maine 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
56. Solos (8) for Flute/Violin and Basso Continuo, Op. 1: no 6 by John Stanley
Performer:  J. Bryan Dyker (Organ), George Bozeman (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  Community Church, Stockton Springs, ME 
Length: 13 Minutes 32 Secs. 
57. Fiat lux by Théodore Dubois
Performer:  Lorenz Maycher (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  United Baptist Church, Lewiston, Maine 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
58. Pieces (12) for Organ: no 12, Grand Choeur in B flat major by Théodore Dubois
Performer:  Dr. Frances Nobert (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 08/1992 
Venue:  Live  The United Church, Monmouth, Maine 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 

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