AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS
REGION IV CONVENTION

Birmingham, Alabama
July 6-9, 1997


Recitals

The steering Committee of the Region IV Convention has approved the recital programs included here. Of course only certain unsavory aspects of this life are certain, so the reader is advised that performers, program content and venues are subject to change.

This quick-link listing of performers follows the program order for the convention. Where available, links to information about the instrument have been added.

Pre-Convention Concert
John Mitchener | Hollice Smith Harrold | Music for Organ, Choir and Instruments
Alabama Boychoir | Thomas Trotter
Charles M. Kennedy | Susan Klotzbach

Pre-Convention Concert
First United Methodist Church
Sunday, July 6
4:30 pm

First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir
James H. Cook, Conductor
Mark W. Hayes, Organ

Program

Sonata No. 2, Organ and StringsDaniel Pinkham
Mass to St. AnthonyLou Harrison
Two Anthems for Organ and ChoirHugh Thomas
The Sure Foundation
Mary Magdalena at the Tomb
Four Spirituals
I Wan' to Be Ready
arr. William L. Dawson
In Bright Mansions Above
arr. K. Lee Scott
We Shall Walk through the Valley in Peace
arr. William Appling
I Believe this is Jesus
arr. Undine Smith Moore

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John Mitchener
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Monday, July 7
9:30 am

Program

Toccate in D, BuxWV 155Dietrich Buxtehude
Ballo del granducaJan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Sonata I in E-flat major, BWV 525Johann Sebastian Bach
[Allegro]
Adagio
Allegro
Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor, BWV 542Johann Sebastian Bach
NaïadesLouis Vierne
Transports de joieOlivier Messiaen

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Hollice Smith Harrold
Our Lady of Sorrows
Monday, July 7
3:15 pm

Program

Praeludium, Fuge und Postludium in G Minor Georg Böhm
Vater unser in Himmelreich Georg Böhm
Tiento on the Sixth Tone, No. XXI Juan Bautista Cabanilles
Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele
from Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op. 122 (1896)
Johannes Brahms
Dieu est Simple
from Méditations sur le Mystère de la Sainte Trinité
Olivier Messiaen
Six Variations sur un Psaume Huguenot, Op. 1 André Isoir

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Music for Organ, Choir and Instruments
Samford University: Beeson Chapel
Monday, July 7
7:30 pm

Program

Concerto for Organ, Opus 4, No. 4
George Frideric Handel
Sarah Hawbecker, Organ

Messe Modale en Septuor
Jehan Alain
James Dorroh, Organ
Joseph Schreiber, Choirmaster
Women of the IPC Choir

Concerto for Organ, Strings and Tympani
Francis Poulenc
Jeff McLelland, Organ

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Alabama Boychoir
Karen Nicolosi, Conductor

Moody Music Building
The University of Alabama
Tuesday, July 8
11:30 am

Program

Jerusalem Charles H. H. Parry
The Father's Love Simon Lole
Dixit Maria ad Angelum Hans Leo Hassler
O sing unto the Lord George Frederick Handel
In virtute tua Grzegorz G. Gorczycki
Two Canadian Songs arr. Stuart Calvert
Cape Breton Lyllaby
Song for the Mira
Go Where I Send Thee!arr. Paul Caldwell/Sean Ivory
City Called Heaven arr. Josephine Poelinitz

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Thomas Trotter
Moody Music Building
The University of Alabama
Tuesday, July 8
2:30 pm

Program

Concerto in D MinorVivaldi-Bach
PartitaLionel Rogg
Prelude and Fugue on ALAINMaurice Duruflé
Hommage à Igor StravinskyNaji Hakim
Carmen SuiteBizet-Lemare

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Charles M. Kennedy
Independent Presbyterian Church
Wednesday, July 9
9:30 am

Program

Four Sketches, Opus 58 (1845)
No. 1 in C Minor
No. 4 in F Minor
Robert Schumann
1810-1856
Fugue in A-flat Minor
(1856-64)
Johannes Brahms
1833-1897
Sonata in E-flat Major (1937)
I. Andante serioso, ma con moto
II. Allegro giocoso
III. Maestoso
Edward Bairstow
1874-1946
Rhapsody No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 17, No. 3 (1918) Herbert Howells
1892-1983

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Susan Klotzbach
Southside Baptist Church
Wednesday, July 9
3:15 pm

Program

Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543 Johann Sebastian Bach
1685-1750
Prayer: In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen (1992) David Vayo
Gospel Preludes
Jesus Loves Me
Sometimes I Feel (1984)
William Bolcom
b. 1938
Final
from Symphonie V, Opus 47
Louis Vierne
1870-1937

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Last update: June 16, 1997