Organ Transplants

No longer the purview of churches and concert halls, the organ has made its way into new music. Hear several works on this New Sounds that pull out the stops, including music by Arvo Pärt, Steve Reich, Keith Jarrett, the Benevento-Russo Duo, and more.

PROGRAM #2792, New Music With Organ (First aired on Tuesday, 4-22-08)





Various Artists: Steve Reich

For Taylor Storer

Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ [14:00]

Limited 1985 LP, long out of print

Benevento Russo Duo

Play Pause Stop

Walking, Running, Viking [3:30]

Butter Problems / Reincarnate Music 2006 OR Download from or iTunes

Peter Michael Hamel


Part III [17:00]

Kuckuck #11074*

Keith Jarrett

Invocations / The Moth And The Flame

V- Recognition [5:00]

ECM #422 825 743***

Christopher Bowers–Broadbeat


Arvo Pärt: Annum Per Annum [8:00]

ECM #1431 ***