Past Events
Organ Recital
Noriko Kumada Organ Recital
May 7, 2016
 
Program

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata and Fugue D minor BWV 565

William Albright (1944-1998)
The King of Instruments
A Parade of Music and Verse for Organ
Gerri Yoshida (Narrator)

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
Sonata I (1937)

Intermission
Johann Sebastian Bach
“Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” BWV 147

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
The Ascension (1933)
Four Symphonic Meditations for Organ

I. Majesty of Christ Praying that His Father Should Glorify Him
II. Serene Alleluias from a Soul Longing for Heaven
III. Outbursts of Joy from a Soul Before the Glory of Christ Which Is Its Own Glory
IV. Prayer of Christ Ascending Toward His Father