Spreckels Organ Society

Sunday May 20 concert program

Come to enjoy this hour-long free public organ concert beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday May 20. San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez will present the following musical selections:

America the Beautiful

 Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)

     Toccata in B minor

 J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

     Toccata BWV 564

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

     Golaways Cakewalk (from Children’s corner)

Antonio Soler (1729-1783)

     Sonata de clarines in C (winner last Sunday)

J.S.Bach

     Adagio and fugue BWV 564

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

     Rhapsody Op.7 N.1

Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

     Allegro from Symphony VI Op.42 N.2

 National Anthem

Upcoming concerts

Sunday May 20 – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 2 p.m. for one hour

Saturday May 26 – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 1 p.m. for twenty minutes and again at 2 p.m. for twenty minutes as part of the Fiesta Botanica park-wide celebration of the 150th anniversary of the park’s founding.

Sunday May 27 – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 2 p.m. for one hour.

Sundays in June – Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez – 2 p.m. for one hour each Sunday.

Concert for 2 p.m. Sunday May 13

Celebrate Mothers Day by attending this exhilarating hour-long Organ Concert by San Diego Civic Organist Emeritus Robert Plimpton. It’s free! Musical selections:
America the Beautiful arr. Robert Plimpton
Marche Moderne Edwin H. Lemare, (1865-1934)
Prelude and Fugue in E Major Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Carnival of the Animals (selected movements) Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) Transcribed for organ by Ekaterina Melnikova
With poetry by Odgen Nash read by Ross Porter
Introduction and Royal March of the Lions
Hens and Roosters
Tortoises
The Elephant
Kangaroos
The Cuckoo in the Deep Woods
Personages with Long Ears
Pianists
The Swan

Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho Spiritual, arr. Joe Utterback (b. 1944)
Finlandia Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Transcribed for organ by H. A. Fricker

The National Anthem

Program for Sunday May 6

San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez will offer an hour-long public concert featuring the following musical selections:

America
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)  Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)  Toccata in D minor BuxWV 155
Movie time!  The Sound of Music (arr. RPR)
Antonio Soler (1729-1783)  Sonata de clarines
Louis Vierne (1870-1937)  Berçeuse (from  “24 pièces en style libre” Op.31)
Leon Boellmann (1862-1897)  Suite Gothique Op.25 (1895)
   Introduction-Choral
   Menuet gothique
   Priere a Notre-Dame
   Toccata
National Anthem

Sunday April 29 at 2 p.m.

Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramirez will perform a one-hour public concert featuring the following musical selections:

America

 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude and Fugue in G major BWV 541 

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Toccata in F major BuxWV 157

Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

Bergamasca (from Fiori Musicalli, 1635)

Movie time!

One – Memory – Climb Every Mountain (arr. RPR)

 Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

Rhapsodie “sur des cantiques bretons” Op.7/3 (1866)

Leon Boellmann (1862-1897)

Suite Gothique Op.25 (1895)

Introduction-Choral

Menuet gothique

Priere a Notre-Dame

Toccata

National Anthem