SOUNDS FROM THE SANCTUARY: CLASSIC PERFORMANCES ON THE HAZEL WRIGHT ORGAN
Episode No. 30: Classic Performances on the Hazel Wright Organ
HAZEL IS BACK! Cathedral Organist David Ball shares his personal favorite recordings of the Hazel Wright Organ from Hour of Power archives from the Crystal Cathedral era. Listen to performances of organ legends – including Fred Swann, Madame Duruflé, Mark Thallander, and of course, Virgil Fox who designed the organ – from their appearances on the Hour of Power. Broadcast originally to millions of viewers and now available on Youtube, these historic performances inspired generations of worshipers, classical music enthusiasts, and organists. Find out more at https://www.christcathedralmusic.org and find out how to experience the newly-restored Hazel Wright Organ in-person at the Year of Hazel dedication events or wherever you listen to music on two new albums released on Gothic Records available online for streaming soon!
Originally broadcast on 9/24/22
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OC CATHOLIC RADIO: IT’S OFFICIAL – HAZEL IS BACK!
“Hazel” refers to the world famous Hazel Wright Organ inside the sanctuary of the Christ Cathedral, in Garden Grove, CA. On this very special one-of-a-kind edition of the OC Catholic radio show and podcast, host Rick Howick is delighted to welcome two very distinguished guests to our studio. First is Fred Swann, the longtime organist under Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral Ministries and The Hour of Power TV show. We also welcome Kevin Cartwright, the president of Rosales Organ Builders in Los Angeles. Kevin and his team will play a key role in the care and maintenance of the newly refurbished Hazel Wright Organ.
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CATHEDRAL SQUARE: CHRIST CATHEDRAL – A PLACE OF PILGRIMAGE
On today’s podcast, Fr. Christopher Smith and co-host Hank Evers discuss the process of how the iconic ‘Crystal Cathedral’ will soon be transformed into Christ Cathedral.. the very seat of the Diocese of Orange.
You will be amazed at this transformation!
Originally broadcast on 4/13/19
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