"Octopus Music" on Pipedreams in May 2021 - Music for 4 hands and 4 feet
Specializing in and performing works written for four hands and four feet at one pipe organ console, Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault have made a monumental contribution to pipe organ repertoire through their commissioning, premiering, and recording of over sixty organ duets in a wide array of styles, from John Rutter and Stephen Paulus, to their own arrangements of Christmas carols, Wagner arias, and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. We'll hear them perform on May 23rd at 8pm.
5/2 Still Composing! A centenary tribute to the talented and long-lived American organist, teacher and composer Margaret Vardell Sandresky (b. 4/28/1921)
5/9 Maytime Flowers In hopes that April showers have done their work, we offer up this melodious musical bouquet.
5/16 Northern Lights A return visit with James D. Hicks whose fascination with Scandinavian composers knows no bounds.
5/23 Octopus Music A visit with organist duo Elizabeth and Raymond Chenault, whose four hands and four feet have been commissioning music to play together for more than four decades.
5/30 In Memoriam Marcel Dupré A tribute to the famous French organist and composer on the 50th anniversary of his death (May 30, 1971).