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Dominant Accord / De Kam


Release Date: 01/10/2012 
Label:  Pro Organo   Catalog #: 7248   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dietrich BuxtehudeHerbert HowellsWalter Galpin AlcockRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Susan De Kam
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For this new release Susan De Kam plays a varied program of organ literature spanning 3 centuries on the Kegg pipe organ, Opus 43, in Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin. Dr. Susan De Kam is originally from Caledonia, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate studies in 2002 with a major in piano, studying under Joan Conway at Hope College in Holland, Michigan. It was in her freshman year there that she began studying organ as a secondary instrument with Huw Lewis, but it soon became her principal interest. In 2004, Susan earned her Master of Music degree from The University of Michigan. She studied organ with late, legendary Robert Glasgow, piano with Louis Nagel, and harpsichord with Edward Parmentier. As an organist and pianist, Read more Susan has become a well-rounded musician not only through her solo concertizing on both instruments, but also as an accompanist, chamber musician, and teacher. In addition to being the recipient of numerous prizes and awards for her performances on piano and organ, she has been a prizewinner in the Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Organ Competition, the Miami International Organ Competition, the Bank District Organ Competition, and the National Young Artists’ Competition in Organ Performance. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Praeludium for Keyboard in E major, BuxWV 141 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
2.
Pieces (6) for Organ: no 3, Master Tallis's Testament by Herbert Howells
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; England 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
3.
Toccatina for Organ by Walter Galpin Alcock
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
Etudes (6) in Canon Form for Pedal Piano, Op. 56: no 2 in A minor by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
5.
Etudes (6) in Canon Form for Pedal Piano, Op. 56: no 5 in B minor by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
6.
Etudes (6) in Canon form for Pedal Piano, Op. 56: no 6 in B major by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
7.
Chorale Preludes (11) for Organ, Op. 122: no 5, Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
8.
Pièces de fantaisie - Suite no 2, Op. 53: 2nd movement, Sicilienne by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; France 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
9.
Pièces de fantaisie - Suite no 2, Op. 53: 6th movement, Toccata in B flat minor by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; France 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
10.
Prelude et fugue sur le nom d'Alain, Op. 7 by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; France 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 12 Minutes 22 Secs. 
11.
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; Germany 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
12.
Fantasia for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 608 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Susan De Kam (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Zion Lutheran Church, Wausau, Wisconsin 
Length: 11 Minutes 10 Secs. 

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