Carole Terry Plays The Watjen Concert Organ

This week's featured CD is the premiere recording on the Watjen Concert Organ. Organist Carole Terry tours the repertoire for this release on Loft Recordings.

Carole Terry Plays The Watjen Concert Organ

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The Watjen Concert Organ in Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, is one of only a few large modern organs designed and built specifically for a symphonic concert hall. On this release from Loft Recordings, organist Carole Terry presents the first solo recording made on this wonderful new instrument. She shows off the instruments versatility with a tour of the repertoire from Widor to Sweelinck and almost everything in between.

Carole Terry held the position of Resident Organist and Curator for the Seattle Symphony from 2000-2003 and was fortunate to premiere the instrument. It’s only fitting that she should produce its solo recording as well. Terry is a professor of organ and harpsichord at the University of Washington and has toured widely. Her performances are a credit to both her skill and the beauty of this magnificent instrument.

We’ve been listening to music performed on one of the newest instruments, but this week’s quick pick features recordings on antique instruments dating from the 16th to 18th centuries. On the Plectra Music label, a new 3 CD release highlights the complete harpsichord concertos of J.S. Bach. The performances are from Davit Moroney, Karen Flint, Arthur Haas, JungHae Kim and Adam Pearl.

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Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937): Symphony No. 5: Toccata
Carole Terry, org. — Carol Terry Plays The Watjen Concerto Organ (Loft Recordings, 2008)
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Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937): Symphony No. 5: Toccata
Carole Terry, org. — Carol Terry Plays The Watjen Concerto Organ (Loft Recordings, 2008)
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Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621): Onder een linde groen
Carole Terry, org. — Carol Terry Plays The Watjen Concerto Organ (Loft Recordings, 2008)
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John Stanley (1712-1786): Trumpet Tune
Carole Terry, org. — Carol Terry Plays The Watjen Concerto Organ (Loft Recordings, 2008)
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David Wood

Originally from Leavenworth, Kansas, David Wood moved to Bloomington in 2005. He received his Bachelor of Music from Kansas State University, and his Master of Music from the University of North Texas. He studied ensemble direction at the Jacobs School of Music's Early Music Institute and joined WFIU in 2006 as an announcer. In 2008 he became WFIU's Music Director and also served as Art Bureau Chief from 2008-2013. David’s interests include Irish music and language (particularly traditional singing), music and religion, running, the outdoors, and, of course, classical music!

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