Organs of Cape Cod: 13 Organs Built 1762-1999


Organs of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, are toured by eight organists to document on 27 tracks the sounds of 13 organs built 1762 to 1999. Builders include Snetzler, Hutchings, Roche, Casavant, Hook, Holbrook, Beaudry, Clarke, Andover, Aeolian-Skinner, Stephen Russell, and Rodgers (with pipes). The CD was produced by Jack Hart, a Cape Cod organist and recording engineer.

Organs, Locations, Players, Works

Nicolaus Bruhns (1665 1697): Praeludium in E Minor
T. Joseph Marchto, Organist
First Congregational Church of Chatham
1972 Casavant op. 3162, 23 ranks

J. S. Bach (1685 1750): Prelude & Fugue in G BWV 541
Randolph James, Organist
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Falmouth
ca. 1890 Geo. S. Hutchings op. 205, 2m, 15 stops

J. S. Bach: Savior of the Heathen, Come (Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland), BWV 599
J. S. Bach: All Praise to Jesus' Hallowed Name (Gelobet Seist Du, Jesu Christ) BWV 604
Johannes Brahms (1833 1897): Behold a Rose Breaks Into Bloom (Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen)
Christopher Babcock, Organist
First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, Brewster
1861 E. L Holbrook, 2m, 15 stops

J. S. Bach: He Who Will Suffer God To Guide Him (Wer nur den lieben Gott laßt walten), BWV 642
Brahms: Choral Prelude Blessed Are Ye Who Live In Faith Unswerving (O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen), op.122
Christopher Babcock, Visiting Organist
Provincetown Unitarian-Universalist Meeting House
1850 E. L. Holbrook 2m, 17 stops

J. S. Bach: Little Prelude & Fugue in G Minor
Crystal Henderson, Organist
Corpus Christi Parish (RC), South Sandwich
1899 Hook & Hastings op. 1848, 3m, relocated from St. Peter’s, Lowell, Mass., and phase I installed ca. 2003 by Andover Organ Co.

J. S. Bach: Fugue in G Minor BWV 578
Karen Crosby, Organist
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Osterville
1986 Casavant 2m mechanical action

Louis Nicolas Clérambault (1676 1745): Basse et Dessus de Trompette; Caprice sur les Grand Jeux
Giovanni Pescetti (1704-1766): Sonata in C Minor for Organ (Presto)
Jean Philippe Rameau (1683 1764): La Triomphante (Rondeau)
Dowell Mutter, Organist
St. David's Episcopal Church, South Yarmouth
1993 Roche Organ Co., 3m

Leon Boellmann (1862 1897): Menuet Gothique from Suite Gothique, op. 25
Boellmann: Voluntary
T. Joseph Marchio, Visiting Organist
First Congregational Church, Harwich
1892 Geo. S. Hutchings, op. 253, 2m, relocated 1974 by the Organ Clearing House from All Souls Universalist Church, Worcester, Mass., and rebuilt by Philip A. Beaudry

William Billings (1746 1800): Christmas Voluntary
Thomas Thorley: Flute Piece
Henry Heron: Voluntary No. 8 in G Minor
Donald Enos, Organist
First Congregational Church, South Dennis
1762 John Snetzler 1m

J. G. Walther (1694 1748): Chorale Prelude
Samuel Jackson: Voluntary in G Major
John Stanley (1713-1786): Voluntary (Adagio)
T. Joseph Marchio, Visiting Organist
New Church (Swedenborgian), Yarmouth Port
1873 William Horatio Clark 2m mechanical action rebuilt by Andover Organ Co., 1970

Marcel Dupré (1886 1971): Christ Jesus Who Maketh Us Glad
Simon Sechter (1798 1867): Praeludium, op. 87/l
F. Joseph Marchio, Visiting Organist
Herbert Senn and Helen Pond Residence (former Unitarian Church), Yarmouth Port
ca. 1850 unknown builder, 1m, 5 ranks

J. S. Bach: Fantasia & Fugue in G Minor, BWV 542
Joseph Bonnet, Organist (1884 1944), performed circa 1927
Alan Douglas Residence, Pocasset
1936 Aeolian-Skinner, op. 947, with roll player, 2m, relocated from Bethany Colony, Pennsylvania, 1970

Jack Hart: Festive Prelude for The Feast of Christ the King
John J. Hart III, Organist
Christ the King Parish (RC), Mashpee
1999 Rodgers with 8 ranks of pipes

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