Saturday, October 25, 2014

Organist Mickey Thomas Terry in recital at Church of the Epiphany in D.C. 12:10 PM Nov. 28; works include 'Pastorale' from Ulysses Kay's 'Suite No. 1 for Organ'

Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) is profiled at, which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma,

Mickey Thomas Terry

Mickey Thomas Terry writes:

On Tuesday, November 18, Mickey Thomas Terry will be featured in recital on the Tuesday Concert Series at the Church of the Epiphany (at Metro Center; 1317 G Street, NW, DC) at 12:10pm.  Performed will be organ compositions by J.S. Bach, Louis Vierne, and Marcel Dupre, and works by three African-American composers: Ulysses Kay, Thomas H. Kerr, and Robert A. Harris.  The latter three composers are published in Terry's multi-volume edition "The African-American Organ Music Anthology" (MorningStar Music Publishers, St. Louis).  The Kay work is "Pastorale" from his Suite No. 1 for Organ.

Mickey Thomas Terry

The Works list by Dominique-René de Lerma,, includes this listing for Ulysses Kay's Suite No. 1 for Organ:

Suite, organ, no. 1, W67 (1958). New York: Pembroke Music, 1986.     1. Andante maestoso; 2. Pastorale; 3. Finale. Commission: Marilyn Mason. Première: 1958/XII/20; New York, St. Paul’s Chapel, Trinity Parish; Marilyn Mason, organ. Duration: 7:00.    
CD: Herman D. Taylor, organ (1992/VI.30; Atlanta, All Saints’ Episcopal Church; 1972 Schantz organ; National convention, American Guild of Organists).
CD: James Abbington, organ. JAV 112 (1998, Comes summertime;
highlights from Riverside summer recitals, 1998).
----- 3. Finale. St. Louis: MorningStar (10-547;
African-American organ music anthology, v3, ed. by Mickey Thomas

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