RecordedLive from Abbey Chapel,
Mt. Holyoke College
Nathan Laube plays the
E.M. Skinner & Son Organ Co., Op. 511 (1938-rebuild of Geo. S. Hutchings)
& the C.B. Fisk, Op. 84 (1985) in the Chapel.
Part 1 — C.B. Fisk, Op. 84
Part 2 — E.M. Skinner & Son Organ Co., Op. 511
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Performs at major venues on four continents, including concert halls in Vienna, Berlin, Dortmund, Ljubljana, Seoul, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia, as well as throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. Is frequently a featured performer in major organ festivals in Freiberg, Naumburg, Stuttgart, Lahti and Lapua in Finland, Orléans France, Torino and Smarano in Italy (Italy) as well as national conventions of the Organ Historical Society and American Guild of Organists in the United States.
Serves as Assistant Professor of Organ at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.
Graduated with highest distinction from the Curtis Institute of Music (Philadephia, Pennsylvania); Master's Degree from the Musikhochschule in Stuttgart (Germany) as a recipient of a DAAD Grant; Prix de Spécialisé from the Conservatoire in Toulouse as a recipient of a William Fulbright Grant.
We are grateful to the following for their financial support of the Webcast
Roy D. Perdue, Michael J. Timinski,
Richard E. Willson, and Roberta Morkin
Thanks to Zaskey Productions, LLC, Chicopee, Mass.
for the Audio-Visual production in the Chapel and the original recordings
Nathan starts off on the Fisk organ with its Northern European and Italian characteristics. Included here is the music of Buxtehude, Antoni van Noordt, Allesandro Poglietti and M. Rossi (a Frescobaldi student) — in both a serious and somewhat humorous way.
The second part of the program switches gears on the Skinner organ. Featuring music composed in the first three decades of the 20th-century, Nathan weaves a rich harmonic tapestry with a Rachmaninoff transcription, followed by pieces by Dupré, Howells and Joseph Jongen.
Nathan Laube is represented by Karen McFarlane Artists.
This fourth OHS Convention Webcast brings the glorious music of the OHS National Convention to all its members across the United States and around the world. Many, many thanks to Nathan Laube for his agreement to participate in this OHS live event, and, of course, to the donors who have contributed the funding to make this webcast possible.
Thanks are due to Bill Czelusniak, Jim Weaver and Len Levasseur for their help in planning, coordination, outreach and fund-raising. Kevin Grose, OHS Webcast Advisor, provides pro bono direction in cooperation with Mount Holyoke College and Zasco Productions. Special thanks to Larry Schipull from the Music Dept., and to Sarah Wentworth and Michael Urgo from Mount Holyoke College. Thanks also to Michael Zaskey from Zasco Productions for his technical production support.