The Joy Of Music with Diane Bish

The Joy Of Music with Diane Bish

The Joy of Music is an international television series featuring great sacred and classical masterpieces performed by world-renown artists and ensembles in great cathedrals and concert halls around the world. Hosted by Diane Bish, known as "The First Lady of the Organ", viewers enjoy great music, spectacular scenery, historic sites and local traditions. Over 500 programs have been made that combine incredible sights, sounds and musical journeys.

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The Joy Of Music with Diane Bish
  • Music From St. Giles Cethedral Edinburgh

    Diane is joined by the St. Giles’ Cathedral Choir. The Rieger Organ is featured. Music: Bedard “Variations on the Old Hundredth”, Haydn “The Heavens are Telling”, Belier “Toccata”, Raneau“ Musette”, “The Lord is My Shepherd” and “O God Our Help in Ages Past.”

  • Musical Journey Of Southern Germany 3

    Diane Bish visits So. Germany with stops at St. Stephens Church in Lindau where she is joined by Cellist Anne Martindale Williams then on to Meresburg, the Abbey of Weingarten and the small village of Ochsenhausen with its magnificent Monastery. Music includes: Borowsky“ Adoration”, R. Schumann ...

  • A Musical Visit To Chautauqua Institution, New York

    Diane Bish visits the Chautauqua Institution of New York and interviews guests and staff members. Excerpts from live concert on the world's largest amphitheater organ include Viviani "Presto from Sonata 2,"Bach "Toccata & Fugue in d minor," Telemann "Allegro,"Vierne "Carillon de Westminster" and...

  • A Musical Journey Of The Mississippi

    Diane Bish invites us to travel with her as we discover a piece of American history on the American Queen Steamboat stopping in the cities, churches and homes of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, St. Francisville and Natchez, Mississippi.

  • Tulip Time In Holland Michigan

    Join Diane as she continues her visit to Holland, Michigan at Tulip Time with its Children’s Parade, Tulip Farms, Dutch Village and Windmill Island. Sights and sounds include the Klompen Dancers, Street Scrubbers, Wooden Shoe carver along with music from Dimnent Chapel and the historic Pillar Ch...

  • Sacred Favorites With Diane Bish And Friends

    From the U.S. and around the world featuring Diane Bish on organ with some of her favorite guest artists and locales. Guests include: Chuck Seipp, Trumpet; Sung Sook Lee, Soprano; Anne Williams, Cello and the Yonsei Brass, Korea.

  • Sights And Sounds Of Holland

    Join Diane Bish as she travels to the Netherlands and Belgium and performs at one of the most famous organs in the world, St. Bavo Muller in Haarlem, Holland. Additional performances include St. Steven’s Church of Nijmegen, St. Michael’s in Antwerp and Pilgrim Fathers Church of Delfshaven. Musi...

  • St. Florian Monastery

    St. Florian, Austria Diane Bish visits the famous Bruckner Monastery and explores the surrounding towns. She is joined by the Diane Bish Chorale; Lybi McNally, flutist; Sung Sook Lee, soprano. Music includes Bach" Sonata in C Major," Purcell "Trumpet Processional ,"Bruckner "O How Blessed," and ...

  • A Musical Visit To Carcassone France

    Trumpeter C. Bousquet joins Diane Bish as she visits the famous walled city of Carcassone and performs in the St. Nazaire Cathedral which features one of the oldest organs in existence, dating from 1522. Selections include "Trumpet Voluntary" J. Clarke, "Fait Lux" T. Dubois,"March-Bourree" G. F....

  • George Zamfir - Pan Flute - Part 1

    Famous pan flute virtuoso, Gheorghe Zamfir, joins Diane Bish for performances of music by Purcell, Franck, Dupre, Elgar, Bach. Includes interview with Zamfir and explanation of the pan flute.

  • Easter Alleluias

    Diane Bish features Easter music from locations around the world. Music includes: Mozart's "Alleluia" "Hark, Ten Thousand Harps &Voices" D. Bish Arr., "The Strife is O'er", "I Know that my Redeemer Lives" from St. Jacob's Church, Prague; "Hallelujah from Mt. of Olives" Beethoven and Diane Bish A...

  • A Musical Visit To Galway, Ireland

  • Cathedral Classics - Part 2

  • Handel In Halle

    Diane Bish visits the birthplace of Handel and plays the organ of the church where Handel learned to play and played for services as a small boy. Concert artists playing Handel selections include harpist Susann McDonald & violinist Joy Brown Wiener. Music includes: Organ Concerto in F major, C...

  • Music From The Canterbury Cathedral

    Diane Bish plays the great organ of Canterbury Cathedral in England and explores the town. Music includes: Rutter "Toccata in 7," Elgar" Pomp and Circumstance," Samuel Wesley "Larghetto," Bach "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring," Walton "Crown Imperial," "The Church's One Foundation," and "O For a Th...

  • Music And Mountains From Germany And Austria

  • Sights And Sounds Of Prague

    Diane visits St. Vitus Cathedral and St. Jacobs Church where she is joined by Joy Brown Wiener, Violin and the Prague Philharmonic String Ensemble. Music includes: J. Lemmens "Pontificale March"; Handel "Fireworks Music"; Dvorak "Bagatelle" ,Smetana "Moldau".

  • A Musical Visit To Switzerland

  • Great Organs And Churches Of Switzerland

  • A Musical Journey On The Rhine River 2

  • A Musical Journey Of Spain featuring Barcelona

  • Great Composers

    Diane Bish plays famous organ works by great composers including Bach, Schumann and Widor from famous cathedrals: St. Jacobikirche in Hamburg, St. Stephens in Lindau, Freiburg in Germany and Coral Ridge Church in Fort Lauderdale.

  • Music And Mountains From Germany And Austria

  • The Music Of Christmas from The National Presbyterian Church in Washington D.C.

    Diane is joined by the Chancel Choir and the US Army Brass Quintet in traditional Christmas music. Music: "Joy to the World", "Sing We Now of Christmas", "O Holy Night" (C. Seipp arr.), "Gloria" Vivaldi and "Noel".