Listen to Nantucket Organs
Produced and edited in the NMC Recording Studio. Host Dr. Greta Feeney of the Nantucket Community Music Center interviews founder Susie Jarrell and First Congregational Church Music Director Robert Behrman about the history and significance of the Nantucket Pipe Organ Crawl and the 6 historic instruments located in historic downtown of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts.
Music in this video
Toccata In F Major
The Orchard Music (on behalf of Pegasus Entertainment); Public Domain Compositions
J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue (D minor) BWV565
Maria Makarova (organ)
Organ Favourites: J.S.Bach, R.Schumann, F.Liszt
The Orchard Music (on behalf of Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga Musica); Public Domain Compositions, Warner Chappell
Next we have Barbara Elder — Settling Seas (2009) for organ Carson Cooman, organ
Barbara Elder (b. 1952) is a longtime resident of Nantucket, Massachusetts and served as music coordinator and director of the choruses at Nantucket High School for 25 years until her retirement in 2012. She has also been active in the island’s musical life in church music, musical theater, and community choruses, including directing the Nantucket Community Music Center Chorus for more than 30 years. This organ work is one of a series of choral and organ pieces composed by Elder for the 200th anniversary of the Unitarian Church of Nantucket. It was premiered by Marcia Hempel on the historic 1831 William Goodrich organ.
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