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the comments, do the following from the start menu

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You will need to go back and forth between the two
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and the OTHER to display the comments. Once the playback
has begun, it will continue, regardless of which window
is open, and you may choose which of the 7 pieces you 
want to hear from the playback window. To begin,

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Hauptwerk Program Comments

1) Prelude & Fugue in B Flat Major
-Johann Kuhnau (1660-1722)
St. Clement Church, Ledziny, Poland
Organ by Carl Volkamnn (1888)

2) Prelude in e Minor
-Nicolaus Bruhns (1665-1697)
Melzer Chamber Music Hall, Warsaw, Poland
Organ by Walcker (1993)

3) Prelude & Fugue in d Minor (BWV#538 - the "Dorian")
-Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Stadtkirche, Grosshartmansdorf, Germany
Organ by Silbermann (1741)

4) Organ Sonata V
-Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Andante-Andante Con Moto-Allegro Maestoso
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Chicago, Illinois
Organ by EM Skinner (1928)

5) Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
-setting by Joe Utterback (b. 1944)
Redford Theater, Detroit, Michigan
Organ by Barton (1928)

6) Prelude & Fugue in E major
-Warren Ertle (b. 1993)-World Premiere
Concordia University, Irvine, California
Organ by Casavant (1988)

7)Chorale-Improvisation on "Victimae Paschali Laudes" 
-Charles Tournemire(1870-1939)
Our Lady of the Assumption, Metz, France
Organ by Cavaille-Coll (1903)