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IN CONCERT WITH THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS
IN CONCERT WITH THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS

Sat, Aug 24

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Pine Plains

IN CONCERT WITH THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS

Mozart famously celebrated the organ, declaring, "To my eyes and ears, the organ will ever be the King of Instruments.” Experience its majestic power for yourself as The New York Theatre Organ Society showcases the classical elegance of this instrument featuring Craig Williams.

Time & Location

Aug 24, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Pine Plains, 2950 Church St, Pine Plains, NY 12567, USA

About The Event

Mozart famously celebrated the organ, declaring, "To my eyes and ears, the organ will ever be the King of Instruments.” Experience its majestic power for yourself as The New York Theatre Organ Society showcases the classical elegance of this instrument featuring Craig Williams, Organist and Choirmaster of Cadet Chapel, United States Military Academy West Point. Join us for an unforgettable evening of timeless music.

Program:

Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland

transcribed by Roger Brison/Craig Williams (1900-1990)

Fugue on “My Country ‘Tis of Thee” (Sonata No. 2) W. Eugene Thayer

(1838-1889)

Theme from “Largo” (New World Symphony) Antonin Dvořák

(1840-1904)

Sonata in G Major Philipp Telemann for Flute and Organ - Nancy Vanderlee, Flute.

Cantabile

Allegro

“The King’s Hunting Jigg” John Bull

(1562-1628)

“A Pleasant Thought” Florence B. Price

(1887-1953)

Improvisation on “We Shall Overcome” Carl Haywood

(b. 1949)

Interval

Sonata in D Minor, Opus 65 No. 6 Felix Mendelssohn

Chorale with Variations (1809-1847)

Fugue

Finale

Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 541 Johann Sebastian Bach

(1685-1750)

“Grand Chœur” in D Major Alexandre Guilmant

(1837-1911)

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