Please join us this Friday, June 7, at 12:15 p.m.for our weekly Music at Midday concert. This week, at our annual Pride Recital marking the weekend’s Capital Pride celebration, organistAlan Hommerdingwill present a program entitled, “Isn’t It Romantic? Organ Music of the Nineteenth Century.”

 Alan Hommerding is Senior Liturgy Publications Editor at World Library Publications in Chicago, and Director of Music/Organist at Edgebrook Community Church (UCC). He is the author of From the Piano Bench to the Organ Bench, and the editor of its companion volumes in the WLP Organ Library: Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! and Step It Up! Alan’s second collection of hymn texts, Breath of Christ, will be published in the summer of 2019.

Here is the romantic program that you will enjoy this Friday:

  • Prelude and Fugue in C minor, Op. 37, No. 1 – Felix Mendelssohn
  • Esquisses Musicales, Op. 33 (2. Serenade) – Georges Bizet
  • Suite on the Passion Chorale
    • Chorale – Hans Leo Hassler
    • Chorale Prelude – Johannes Brahms
    • Via Crucis, 53 – Franz Liszt
    • Sonata I in C minor, Op. 13 (I. Allegro Maestoso) – Jan Albert van Eijken
  • Douze Pièces pour Orgue, Op. 18 (6. Fantasie in B-flat) – Alexandre-Pierre François Boëly
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