February 2015 program listings for Pipedreams

February 2015 program listings for Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

The Glatter-Götz/Rosales pipe organ at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Did you know? There are 6,145 pipes, ranging in size from a telephone pole to a drinking straw, arranged in 109 ranks. The longest pipe (Douglas fir) is 32 feet and weighs 900 pounds (lowest note inViolonbasse). The shortest pipe (tin-lead alloy) is 6 inches and weighs 1 ounce (highest pitch in Piccolo). (source: http://aforestofpipes.com/quick-facts/)

Host Michael Barone takes listeners coast to coast this month on Pipe Dreams. Hear Music played on the Glatter-Götz/Rosales pipe organ at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, then, travel to Miami to hear performances by the finalists of the 2014 Miami International Organ Competition. More information at http://pipedreams.publicradio.org/tour/

2/1        Longwood Laureates  Youthful finalists in the First Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition demonstrate the versatility of the Conservatory’s 1930 Aeolian pipe organ.

2/8        Getting Near  The music and comments of a prominent American composer of organ and church music, Gerald Near.

2/15      Happy Birthday, Hurricane Mama!  Eight superb soloists celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iconic Glatter-Götz/Rosales pipe organ at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.

2/22      Miami Magic Finalists from the 2014 Miami International Organ Competition and other soloists perform in concert.

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