Timothy Olsen, organ professor at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston Salem, celebrates the famous C. B. Fisk 3m organ, Op. 75, built there in 1977, with his second volume in the series Pipe Organs of North Carolina, featuring three *first recordings. Trumpeter Judith Saxton joins on the Renaissance Dances and a new work by Ted Oliver. The CD booklet features early pictures of the Fisk organ, including one of Charles Fisk voicing the organ.
Nicolas de Grigny: Veni Creator
Claude Gervaise: Renaissance Dances Pavane, Allemand, Branle de Champagne, with Judith Saxton, piccolo trumpet
César Franck: Prélude, Fugue et Variation, Op. 18
Aaron Travers b. 1975: Three Pieces for Organ* inspired by poems of Stephen Crane: Black Riders; Here and There; Upon a High Place
Ted Oliver b. 1989: Frost and Wind* with Judith Saxton, flugel horn & trumpet
Margaret Sandresky b. 1921: Hymn Kenan
Margaret Sandresky: Prelude, Aria and Finale* (2013) commissioned by the Kenan Institute for the Arts