Spreckels Organ Society

Concert program for Sunday Oct. 15

At 2 p.m., the one-hour concert will consist of the following selections:


Der Erlkönig, Op. 1 – Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Transcription: Thomas Mellan

Études d’exécution transcendante, S. 139- Franz Liszt (1811-1886)      No. 5, Feux Follets – Transcription: Thomas Mellan

Phantasie und Fuge über des Thema B-A-C-H – Franz Liszt

(syncretic version by Jean Guillou)

Ballade de l’Impossible – Thomas Mellan

(contemporaryGrande Pièce Symphonique, Op. 17 – César Franck (1822-1890)

The National Anthem

Program for Sunday Oct 8

At 2 p.m. there is a one-hour concert, featuring the following musical selections:

Grand Chœur William Faulkes (1863-1933)

Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532
J. S. Bach (1685 – 1750)
Pavane, from Rhythmic Suite
Robert Elmore (1913-1985)

Gigue Fugue J. S. Bach

Fountain Reverie Percy Fletcher (1879-1932)

Under the Christmas Mistletoe
Richard Leibert (1903-1976)

Wedding Processional from The Sound of Music
Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)

Tico-Tico Zequinha Abreu (1880-1935)

Toccata in D Major Marcel Lanquetuit (1894-1985)

Finale (from Sonata N.1 Op.42)
Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)

The Star Spangled Banner

Program for Sunday Sept 24 at 2 p.m.

This week: A Salute to Broadway and Hollywood!


There’s No Business Like Show Business Irving Berlin

42nd Street Harry Warren

Medley from Fiddler on the Roof Jerry Bock

The Trolley Song Mortin & Blane

New York, New York John Kander

That’s Entertainment Arthur Schwartz

Medley from West Side Story Leonard Bernstein

Medley from The Sound of Music Richard Rodgers

Medley from A Chorus Line Marvin hamlisch

The Star Spangled Banner

Program for Sunday Sept 17

At 2 p.m. the weekly concert will feature the following musical selections:

America – Samuel Ward

Crown Imperial – William Walton (1902-1983)

Outer Hebrides – Paul Halley (b. 1952)

Marche Militaire – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Hommage a Frescobaldi: Epilogue – Jean Langlais (1907-1991)

Aria – Charles Callahan (b. 1951)

Concerto in G: i. Allegro –  J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Washington Post – Sousa-Linger (1854-1932)

Disney Medley:
“The Bare Necessities” from The Jungle Book – Terry Gilkyson (1967 & 2016)
“When you Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio – Washington and Leigh Harline
“Let it Go” from Frozen (2013) – arr. Rob Stefanussen

Symphonie I: Final – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)

Star Spangled Banner – Key and Smith
Introduction by Mary Beth Bennett (b. 1954)

Sunday Sept 10 at 2 p.m. – Concert Program

this week’s musical selections include:
From Peer Gynt Suite Op. 46 Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) Transcription Harvey B. Gaul (1881-1945)
IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King
Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 543 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Tuba Tune for Organ – Norman Cocker (1889-1953)
Three jazz organ preludes- Johannes Matthias Michel (b.1962)
   I. Swing Five (Sustain us, Lord with your word)
   II. Bossa Nova (Wonderful King)
   III. Afro-Cuban (In Thee Is Gladness)
From Suite Modale for Organ Op. 43 – Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
   II. Scherzo
From the Fantasy Pieces for Organ Op. 54 – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
   VI. Carillon De Westminster
National Anthem