Pipedreams Features Music from the AGO 2012 National Convention in Nashville

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1970 Aeolian–Skinner at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Franklin, TN

Pipedreams presents “New in Nashville,” which contains concert performances and engaging contemporary compositions from Tennessee’s “Music City.” Many of the pieces were recorded during the AGO National Convention held in Nashville in 2012.

The program is available on the Pipedreams website or through your local NPR station. Please check your local listings.

Among the featured works are:

Hour 1

KURT KNECHT: The Missouri Sonata (2013)–Wyatt Smith (1970 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Franklin, TN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 3/3/14)

ROBERTO SIERRA: Organ Concerto (premiere) –Nashville Symphony Orchestra/Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Todd Wilson (2007 Schoenstein/Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN) Pipedreams Archive (7/6/12)

Hour 2

CRAIG PHILLIPS: Prelude and Exultation for Organ and Brass –Belmont Brass Quintet/Matthew Clark, director; Craig Phillips (1970 Schantz/1st Baptist Church, Nashville, TN) Pipedreams Archive (r. 7/1/12)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Variations serieuses, Op. 54 –Nathan Laube, organist. STEPHEN PAULUS: Grand Organ Concerto (2004) –Nashville Symphony Orchestra/Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Nathan Laube (2007 Schoenstein/Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, TN) Pipedreams Archive (7/6/12)

Home page slider photo: First Baptist Church, 108 Seventh Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 1970, Schantz Organ Co., 1970. Pipe Organ Database Entry

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