MARKED FOR GRACE (2021)

Released May 18, 2021.  To purchase, see link below.

Recorded by Fred Hohman for the Pro Organo label, distributed worldwide by Naxos.

My pandemic project! To view a video about the making of this CD, click here.  

Recorded in February 2021, this is a vibrant and colorful program of organ literature spanning the 17th through the 21st centuries, performed at the 4-manual Schantz pipe organ of Grace Cathedral in Topeka, Kansas.  Included is a new work, "The Love Amazing," by Kansas-City composer Geoffrey Wilcken; the Partita on St. Anne by the late American composer and improviser Paul Manz; well-known works by Alain, Bach, Howells, Sowerby, Vierne, and Walton; and more. 

Track 1:  WILLIAM WALTON Crown Imperial:  A Coronation March (11:34)

Track 2:  HERBERT HOWELLS Psalm-Prelude, Op. 32, No. 2 (5:48)

Track 3:  J.S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 541 (7:42)

Track 4:  PAUL MANZ Partita on St. Anne (12:39)

Track 5:  LEO SOWERBY Carillon (7:06)

Track 6:  JEHAN ALAIN Litanies (4:33) 

Track 7:  GEOFFREY WILCKEN The Love Amazing, Op. 74, No. 1 (8:04)

Track 8:  LEO SOWERBY Prelude on Malabar (6:20)

Track 9:  SIGFRID KARG-ELERT O Gott, du frommer Gott, Op. 65, No. 50 (2:32)

Track 10:  LOUIS VIERNE Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54, No. 6 (6:47)