Cecil Effinger, arr.—An American Hymn: A Setting of “America the Beautiful.” 5:45. The Choir of Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, dir. by John Walker. Elizabeth Ann Keen, organ. Pro Organo CD 7188.
Charles Ives—Variations on “America.” 8:37. Claudia Dumschat on the Fisk organ at Church of the Transfiguration (“The Little Church Around The Corner”), New York City. Pro Organo CD 7198.
John Phillip Sousa—The Liberty Bell March. 3:31. Scott Foppiano on the Robert Morton “Wonder” Theatre Organ at The Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA. Santa Barbara Theatre Organ Society CD 961.
Dudley Buck—Concert Variations on “The Star-Spangled Banner,” op. 23. 8:57. Christopher Herrick on the Aeolian-Skinner organ at St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York City. Hyperion CD 66605.
Max Steiner—Suite from “Gone With The Wind.” 4:25. Gaylord Carter on the Simonton Grande Wurlitzer organ, North Hollywood, CA. Facet CD 8102.
Gustav Holst and Cecil Spring-Rice—I vow to thee, my country. 2:55. The congregation gathered for the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. Westminster Abbey, September 1997. Martin Baker, organ. London CD 289-460-000-2.
Charles Hubert H. Parry—I was glad. 5:09. The Choir of Hereford Cathedral, dir. by Dr. Roy Massey. Huw Williams on the Fr. Willis organ at Hereford. Priory CD 585.
Louis Vierne—Final from Symphony #1. 6:30. Andrew Nethsingha on the Fr. Willis organ at Truro Cathedral, Cornwall, England. Priory CD 695.
Cole Porter—It’s Alright With Me. 3:00. See #3.View show archive