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Organ Crawl in the Finger Lakes region, NYS led by Chemung Valley chapter of AGO

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Chemung Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists invites you to join us for an Autumn jaunt to Lodi, Ovid, Interlaken, and Trumansburg, New York 0ctober 28, 2000 Meet: Lodi Historical Society South Main ST Lodi, New York 10:00 a.m. 1852 E. & G. G. Hook 14 ranks Holy Cross Catholic Church 7231 South Main ST Ovid, New York 11:00 a.m. 1862 Builder unknown 7 ranks Lunch: Ginny Lee Café Wagner Vineyards 9322 Route 414 Lodi, New York Noon Reformed Church 8315 Main ST Interlaken, New York 2:00 p.m. 1928 Mõller/Strauss 12 ranks First Presbyterian Church Main ST Trumansburg, New York 3:00 p.m. 1923 Casavant/Strauss 15 ranks First United Methodist Church Main ST Trumansburg, New York 3:45 p.m. 1860 Garrett House 16 ranks Please contact David Lenington to make reservations for luncheon buffet. E-mail: DAVELEN@AOL.COM PH: 570-268-5035...

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Alexander Fiseisky plays Bach Marathon in Duesseldorf, Germany

by admin, September 2000

On September 23, 2000, Alexander Fiseisky will perform the entire organ works of J.S. Bach in one day. See the program, stoplist, and Alexander’s bio here in both English and German. Program 1 | Program 2 | Program 3 | Program 4 | Program 5 | Program 6 | Program 7 | Program 8 | Program 9 | Program 10 | Program 11 | Program 12 | Program 13 | Program 13 | Program 14 | Program 15 | Program 16 Organ and Stoplist of St Margareta Basilica   |   Alexander Fiseisky’s biography   |   About this performance More about Alexander Fiseisky Gesamte Orgelwerke / The Complete Organ Works anläßlich des 250. Todestages von Johann Sebastian Bach / In Commemoration of the 250-th Anniversary of the Death of Johann Sebastian Bach gespielt von / played by Alexander Fiseisky an der/on the Rieger-Organ In tiefer Verehrung und zur Erinnerung an den größten Komponisten des letzten Jahrtausends In profound honour and remembrance of the greatest composer of the second millennium Program 1: 6.30 Uhr Präludium und Fuge C-Dur, BWV 545 Choralbearbeitungen: Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 735 Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 718 Präludium und Fuge g-Moll, BWV 535 Trio-Sonate e-Moll, BWV 528 Adagio. Vivace Andante Un poco Allegro Choralbearbeitungen: Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich, BWV 732 Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 713 Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 706 Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’, BWV 711 Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 Präludium und Fuge c-Moll, BWV 546 Präludium und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 539 Choralpartita “Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig”, BWV 768 top of pageProgram 2: 8.00 Uhr Präludium und Fuge C-Dur, BWV 531 Choralbearbeitungen: Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736 Gottes Sohn ist kommen, BWV 703 Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 730 Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 695 Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 690 Fantasie und Fuge a-Moll, BWV 561 Einige canonische Veränderungen über das Weihnachtslied: Vom Himmel hoch, da komm’ ich her, BWV 769a Concerto d-Moll, BWV 596 Ohne Tempobezeichnung Grave Fuga Largo e spiccato Ohne Tempobezeichnung Fuge c-Moll, BWV 575 top of pageProgram 3: 9.00 Uhr Toccata (Präludium) und Fuge F-Dur, BWV 540 Choralpartita “Christ, der du bist der helle Tag”, BWV 766 Concerto a-Moll, BWV 593 Ohne Tempobezeichnung Adagio Allegro Fantasie C-Dur, BWV 570 Präludium und Fuge G-Dur, BWV 550 Präludium und Fuge a-Moll, BWV 543 top of pageProgram 4: 10.00 Uhr Präludium und Fuge G-Dur, BWV 541 Choralbearbeitungen: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 699 Herr Christ, der ein’ge Gottes-Sohn, BWV 698 Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 697 Wir Christenleut’, BWV 710 Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh’ darein, BWV 741 An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653b Wo soll ich fliehen hin, BWV 694 Wer nur den lieben Gott läßt walten, BWV 691 Ein’ feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 720 Trio-Sonate Es-Dur, BWV 525 Ohne Tempobezeichnung Adagio Allegro Passacaglia c-Moll, BWV 582 top of pageProgramm 5: 11.00 Uhr Fuge c-Moll über ein Thema von Giovanni Legrenzi, BWV 574 Choralbearbeitungen: Vom Himmel hoch da komm’ ich her, BWV 700 In dulci jubilo, BWV 729 Jesus, meine Zuversicht, BWV 728 Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731 Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g’mein, BWV 734 Fuge h-Moll über ein Thema von Corelli, BWV 579 Präludium und Fuge C-Dur, BWV 547 Pastorale (Pastorella) F-Dur, BWV 590 Toccata und Fuge d-Moll (dorisch), BWV 538 top of pageProgramm 6: 12.00 Uhr Präludium und Fuge a-Moll, BWV 551 Choralpartita “O Gott, du frommer Gott”, BWV 767 Trio G-Dur, BWV 1027a Arie F-Dur, BWV 587 Allabreve D-Dur, BWV 589 Trio-Sonate G-Dur, BWV 530 Vivace Lento Allegro Präludium und Fuge e-Moll, BWV 548 top of pageProgram 7: 13.00 Uhr Orgelbüchlein (45 Choralbearbeitungen, BWV 599-644) 1. Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland 2. Gott, durch deine Güte 3. Herr Christ, der ein’ge Gottes-Sohn 4. Lob sei dem allmächtigen Gott 5. Puer natus in Bethlehem 6. Gelobet seist...

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Edward A. Moore and Marvin Mills in performance at National City Christian Church, Washington, DC

by admin, September 2000

On Friday, September 29 at 8 p.m., Dr. Edward A. Moore, the new minister of music at National City Christian Church, will present his DC debut organ recital, teaming up with the church’s new associate minister of music, Marvin Mills. NOTES ON NATIONAL CITY FANFARE National City Fanfare is a new work commissioned from composer Aaron David Miller. It was written for Dr. Edward A. Moore to commemorate his appointment as Minister of Music at National City Christian Church in Washington, DC. Aaron David Miller is presently Associate Organist and Assistant Director of Music at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, Illinois. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, Dr. Miller is in great demand as a performer, improviser and composer. In 1996, he won the top prize at the AGO National Improvisation Competition, and in 1998, he earned the Bach and Improvisation prizes at the Calgary International Organ Festival Competition. In 1999, his Concerto for Two Organists was premiered and recorded by the Zurich Symphony for Ethereal Records. Later this year, six of Aaron’s chorale preludes will be published by Augsburg/Fortress. EDWARD MOORE Edward Alan Moore, a native of Girard, OH, is currently serving as Minister of Music at National City Christian Church in Washington, DC. Previously he was Director of Music for Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church in Iowa City, Iowa, where he oversaw a music ministry of nine choral and instrumental ensembles. Before his position in Iowa, he served as Director of Music Ministries at Twelve Corners Presbyterian Church in Rochester, New York. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Organ Performance in October 1999 from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, where he was a student of Michael Farris. Edward was the 1995-1996 Russell Saunders Organ Scholar at the Eastman School, the first recipient of this award. He has studied organ improvisation at Eastman with Gerre Hancock and Richard Erickson and was a research assistant for Professor Wm. A. Little. He worked closely with Dr. Little on his Doctoral project, in which he researched the organ works of German Composer Heinrich Reimann (1850-1906). Edward received his Master of Music degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993 as a student of Michael Farris. While in Illinois, he was organist and handbell choir director at the First Presbyterian Church in Urbana. He served as consultant for a new pipe organ built for the church by the Martin Ott Company of St. Louis, working with the builder to design the specifications for the instrument. Edward performed the dedication recital on the new instrument in 1998. For this recital, he premiered Preces for a New Instrument, a new organ composition written for and dedicated to him by then New York composer Aaron David Miller, now Associate Organist at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago. The church produced a compact disc recording of the dedication recital. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in music and religion from Grove City College in Western Pennsylvania in 1991, where he studied with the late Robert Cornelison. Edward’s choral conducting training has been with Fred Stoltzfus and Chester Alwes at the University of Illinois and Douglas Browne at Grove City College. During the fall semester 1998 Dr. Moore was a visiting faculty member at the University of Iowa School of Music while Professor Delbert Disselhorst was on sabbatical. Concerts presented at academic institutions include recent recital performances at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Iowa. He has also performed at the State University of New York, Buffalo, the Eastman...

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