2022 PS Thomas Fielding
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
120 Broad St.
Charleston, SC 29401
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L’Orgue Mystique, Op. 57 (Office 43, 17th Sunday after Pentecost) Charles Tournemire Choral Alleluiatique No. 2 (1870–1939)
Offertoire pour le Jour de Pâques “O filii et filiæ” Jean-François Dandrieu
Three Preludes on chant themes
L'Organiste Liturgiste, vol. 1, op. 65, no. 4 Félix-Alexandre Guilmant
Ave Maria (1886) I (1837–1911)
Prelude and Fugue on a Eucharistic Hymn (2020) Thomas Fielding
Prélude et Toccata sur “Victimae Paschali Laudes” Denis Bédard
Organ Symphonie N° 2 in D major, op. 13, no. 2 (1872) Charles-Marie Widor
Organ Symphonie N° 4 in F minor, op. 13, no. 4 (1872) Charles-Marie Widor
Douze Pièces Pour Orgue (1886) Théodore Dubois
Toccata (en Sol) (1837–1924)
Organist and composer Dr. Thomas Fielding is director of music and liturgy for St. Augustine Cathedral, Kalamazoo, MI and is a graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs’ School of Music where his principal teacher was Christopher Young. Previous studies were with Martin Jean and Robert A. Hobby. Fielding has taken first prize in the national Arthur Poister (Syracuse, NY) and San Marino (CA) performance competitions, has won several national composition prizes, has been the recipient of several full-tuition scholarship awards at IU and, as an undergraduate, won several music prizes offered by his alma mater Valparaiso University. He has played recitals throughout England and the Netherlands and will perform at Pelplin Cathedral, Poland, as part of its 2022 Summer International Organ Festival. His scholarly work has been featured in The American Organist magazine. He was for four years the Dean of the Central North Carolina Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. As an active and commissioned composer, Dr. Fielding’s works appear in the catalogues of many publishers including Paraclete Press. His works have been performed by soloists, choirs and orchestras throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Asia in addition to the 2016 American Guild of Organists national convention in Houston, TX. His compositions also have been broadcast on National Public Radio on both Weekend Edition and Pipedreams. The first commercial recording of his prize-winning piece "Behold the Dark and Bitter Night" has been released on the Gothic label.
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