Aeolian-Skinner The King of Instruments Volumes 1, 2, & 3

The Aeolian-Skinner Legacy presents  Aeolian-Skinner The King of Instruments, Volumes 1, 2, and 3
The Aeolian-Skinner Legacy presents Aeolian-Skinner The King of Instruments, Volumes 1, 2, and 3
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The Aeolian-Skinner Legacy presents  Aeolian-Skinner The King of Instruments, Volumes 1, 2, and 3
Now available for the first time ever on CD from the master tapes of these landmark recordings, including previously unreleased material!

FEATURING: THOMAS DUNN GEORGE FAXON G. DONALD HARRISON ROBERT OWEN ROY PERRY WILLIAM WATKINS and JOSEPH S. WHITEFORD

AND THE ORGANS OF CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. PAUL, BOSTON CHRIST CHURCH, BRONXVILLE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, KILGORE SYMPHONY HALL, BOSTON

Disc One: The American Classic Organ G. Donald Harrison, narrator

Dwight Cooke’s Guest Book with Joseph S. Whiteford, guest October 26, 1954

Total playing time: 65:41

Disc Two: Organ Literature: Bach to Langlais Organ Recital: Robert Owen (Selections)

With additional previously un-released material recorded for Aeolian-Skinner by Thomas Dunn and Roy Perry

*Purvis – Thanksgiving (from “Four Prayers in Tone”) Roy Perry, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1173, First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX

Vierne – Carillon de Westminster Bach - Nun freut euch, lieben Christen G'mein Daquin - Noel Grand Jeu et Duo Robert Owen, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1082-A, Christ Church, Bronxville, NY

Bach – “Schübler” Chorales Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel Herunter *Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ *Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten Meine Seele erhebt den Herren Wo soll ich fliehen hin Thomas Dunn, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1134, Symphony Hall, Boston Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1207, Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston

Davies, arr. Perry - A Solemn Melody Roy Perry, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1173, First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX

Bach – Trio Sonata #1 George Faxon, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1207, Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston

Alain - Litanies Thomas Dunn, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1134, Symphony Hall, Boston

Vivaldi-Bach – Concerto in A Minor (Allegro) George Faxon, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1207, Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston

Langlais – Hymne d'Action de Grâce 'Te Deum' Sowerby – Carillon William Watkins, organist Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1173, First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, TX

*Purvis – Repentance (Incomplete - from “Four Prayers in Tone”)

(*) indicates previously un-issued material originally recorded for “The King of Instruments.” Total playing time: 73:15

To order by mail (postpaid), send a check for $23.50 to: Vermont Organ Academy 2600 Brookview St. Kilgore, TX 75662

We are indebted to Mr. Daniel Colburn and the Organ Historical Society of Richmond, Virginia for granting permission to use these original Aeolian-Skinner master tapes.

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