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Brian Harlow 禄 organ

doctor o f m u si ca l a rt s r e c i tal 路 oc t o b e r 2 2 , 2 009

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Bach Wammes Howells Hancock Widor

Robert Blocker, Dean


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Brian Preston Harlow is Organist and Director of Music at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown, New Jersey. His responsibilities include the direction of six choirs, as well as the coordination of the Music at St. Peter’s concert series. Mr. Harlow previously served as Associate Organist at St. James’ Church, Madison Avenue and Assistant Organist at Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Mr. Harlow holds the degrees of Master of Musical Arts and Master of Music from Yale University School of Music, and the Bachelor of Music degree with High Distinction from Indiana University School of Music. His teachers include Martin Jean, Marilyn Keiser and Thomas Murray, organ; Gerre Hancock, William Porter and Jeffery Brillhart, improvisation; and Richard Rephann, harpsichord. From the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, he received the Robert Baker Scholarship and the Faculty Prize for exemplifying the ideals of the Institute. From Indiana University he received the Austin Caswell Award and a Distinguished Alumni Service Award Scholarship; he was also named a member of the Honors Division and an Arthur R. Metz Scholar. Mr. Harlow has given a number of recitals in the United States and England. He also performs regularly in organ duet recitals and with other instrumentalists. He is the recipient of two awards from the American Guild of Organists: the award for the highest grades on the Associate exam and the S. Lewis Elmer Award for the highest grade on an upper level exam. Mr. Harlow serves on three committees of the Metropolitan New Jersey chapter of the American Guild of Organists and is the Regional Chair for Region II of the Association of Anglican Musicians. Mr. Harlow has recorded for Koch International Classics and BKM Associates and is also active as a teacher and composer.


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This performance is in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree.

johann sebastian bach

Toccata in C, BWV 564

( 1 68 5 -17 5 0 )

ad wammes

Mytò (1981)

( b . 195 3)

herbert ho wells ( 1 8 92 -1983)

gerre hancock

Psalm-Preludes (Second Set) I. De profundis clamavi ad te, Domine (Ps. 130:1)

Toccata for Organ (2002)

( b . 193 4 )

Intermission

charles-marie widor ( 1 8 4 5 -193 7 )

Symphonie Romane, Op. 73 Moderato Choral Cantilène Final

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http://music.yale.edu OCT 23

Yale Philharmonia 8 pm | Woolsey Hall Free admission Brahms: Academic Festival Overture; Variations on a Theme of Haydn. Mahler: Symphony No. 4 in G major. Shinik Hahm, conductor.

OCT 24

Yale Schola Cantorum 8 pm | Marquand Chapel Free admission J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 78 and 80, and Jesu meine Freude. With Yale Colleguim Players, Robert Mealy, director. Presented by the Institute of Sacred Music.

OCT 25

Andrew Kotylo, organ 8 pm | Woolsey Hall Free admission Great Organ Music at Yale. Works by Karg-Elert, Wagner, DuprĂŠ, and Vierne. Presented by the Institute of Sacred Music.

OCT 29

Stile Antico 8 pm | Marquand Chapel Free admission The Desire of Heavenly Harmonies. The exciting young Britsh ensemble explores dramatic contrasts in music by Tallis and Byrd. Presented by the Institute of Sacred Music.

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