Dr. Charles Callahan, noted composer and performer, plays an original composition on the Great Organ of St. Michael Catholic Church in Wheaton, IL. This instrument is a IV-Manual Rodgers Organ with 39 ranks of pipes, recently featured on Pipedreams.
Nun Danket Alle Gott
Steven Smith, President of Triune Music, plays several settings of “Now Thank We All Our God” on the Rodgers 3-Manual Hybrid Pipe Organ at Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church in Eden, WI. Note that the opening verse contrasts an 8′ Pipe Trumpet against an 8′ Digital Trumpet — can you tell which is which?
Evocation (Opus 37) Marcel Dupre
Nathan Laube plays the Rodgers All-Digital Organ installed in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Techny Towers in Northbrook, IL. Triune Music was credited, before the start of the program, with “transporting us to St. Sulpice” in Paris, where Marcel Dupre was Organist from 1934 to 1971.
Toccata by Charles-Marie Widor
David R. Brackley plays the famed Toccata at the dedication concert for the Rodgers Hybrid Organ at St. Michael Catholic Church in Wheaton. To date, no professional organist or organ builder, has been able to accurately tell which stops are pipe, which are digital, and which stops are both pipe & digital.
Rejoice Your Light Has Come
Doug Marshall plays this toccata on the M&O organ at Trinity Church, Wall Street.
Prepare the Way, O Zion
David Brackley accompanies the Choir of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Chicago) with the rear two divisions of their V-Division, Rodgers Hybrid Organ.
An Advent Prelude
Former Fox Valley AGO Dean, Christopher Orf, performs Callahan’s setting of “Veni Emmanuel” with a local flautist on the Rodgers Hybrid Organ @ St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheaton, IL.
On Christmas Night
The Seminary Choir of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary sings this carol accompanied by the new custom Rodgers Organ installed in the auditorium at Mequon, WI
In Dulci Jubilo
Maestro Hector Olivera treats us to his wonderful improvisation on “In Dulci Jubilo” at Bel Air Presbyterian Church using bells & drums, etc.
A Trumpet Fancy
Christopher Urban plays this original composition of Leon Nelson on the Rodgers 3-manual, 5-Division hybrid organ at Highland Park Presbyterian Church. This was part of a special program by the North Shore AGO featuring music of Chicago Composers played by Chicago Organists. This organ has 30 ranks of Fratelli Ruffatti Pipework in stunning casework which includes a magnificent Ruck Positive.