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Free BYU organ recital for J.S. Bach's birthday March 19

Brigham Young University faculty artist Douglas E. Bush will perform in a free organ recital, commemorating J.S. Bach’s 326th birthday Saturday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Program selections include the Prelude, Largo and Fugue in C major, BWV 545; “Allein Gott in der Höh sei Her,” BWV 711; the Concerto in G major, BWV 592; four pieces from Clavierübung III; and the Toccata and Fugue in D, BWV 538.

Born and raised in western Montana, Bush is a professor of music at BYU specializing in keyboard studies. He graduated from BYU in 1972 and earned a master’s degree from BYU in 1974 and a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin in 1982.

He has performed extensively in the United States, Mexico and Europe and has been a featured soloist in several concert series. He has conducted numerous master classes and workshops on organ literature, church music and the music of Bach, and he has published both organ and choral music for church use. He is currently editing an encyclopedia on the organ to be published by Routledge Press in New York City.

For more information about this organ recital, contact Douglas E. Bush at (801) 422-3159 or


Writer: Philip Volmar

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