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.
Music From Ollon, Switzerland
Diane Bish describes the history of the protestant church of Ollon. Harpist Susann McDonald performs Zabel/McDonald "The Fountain." Diane plays Haydn "Pieces for Flute," Vivaldi/Bach "Allegro" from "Concerto in a minor," Purcell "Trumpet Tune." Together they present Rameau "Le Joyeux," Bach "P...
Musical Visit To Stockholm, Sweden
Diane Bish visits Sweden's historic capitol and performs at St. Jacobs Church with the St. Jacobs Chamber Choir. Music includes: "Spread Your Wide Wings, Jesus, Over Us," Karg-Elert "Now Thank We All Our God," "A Mighty Fortress," "Children of the Heavenly Father," LeClerc "Toccata," Vivaldi "Al...
Musical Visit To Copenhagen II
Diane Bish tours Denmark's capitol and surrounding areas, performing at historic castles & churches. Music includes Campra "Rigaudon;" Balbastre "Noel;" van Eyck "Engels Nachtegaeltje (the English Nightingale)" with Eva Legene, recorder; Buxtehude "Our Father;" Marcello "Psalm XIX;" Dirkop "L'Es...
Music For Organ And Trumpet
Diane visits the First Presbyterian Church in Naples, Florida where she plays the newly installed 96 rank Ruffatti organ with special guest trumpeter, Chuck Seipp. Music includes: Diane’s arrangement of “Hark, Ten Thousand Harps and Voices”, Bach “Bist Du Bie Mir” (arr. Seipp), “Hark a Voice Sa...
Sights And Sounds On The Mississippi
Join Diane aboard the American Queen as she cruises the Mighty Mississippi with stops in New Orleans, Natchez, Baton Rouge and Helena, Arkansas. Music is played in the Rayne Memorial Church, New Orleans; First Presbyterian, Natchez; St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Baton Rouge and the Greater First Bapti...
Nielson And Young: Duo Pianists
Stephen Neilson and Ovid Young perform in live concert from Coral Ridge Church. Music includes: "Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee," "Amazing Grace," and "God of Our Fathers." Diane performs Pierne "Toccata," Vierne "Finale" from Symphony 1, and Schumann "Traumerei."
Cathedral Classics - Part 2
Diane Bish visits famous cathedrals and performs favorite works for organ. Music includes Bach "Sinfonia from Cantata 129" at Coral Ridge Church; Lemmens "Fanfare" at Bern Cathedral in Switzerland; Haydn "Musical Clocks" in St. Augustina Church in Vienna; Vivaldi/Bach "Allegro from Concerto in a...
Hymns And Sacred Texts
Diane presents a program of Hymn arrangements from churches and cathedrals around the world. Music includes Luther “A Mighty Fortress”; Bish “Dance of the Trumpets”, “Now Thank We All Our God”, “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”, “Brethren We Have Met to Worship”, “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” an...
Music From Basilica Mission Dolores In San Francisco
Hear Diane Bish play music on a new Allen Renaissance Organ in one of the oldest missions in the country, the Mission San Francisco de Asis. Selections include “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name,” “Amazing Grace,” Drischner’s “Noel,” and many others.
Celebration Of America
Diane Bish presents a patriotic program celebrating the Spirit of America and its people. Our music comes from the US Service Academies with visits to the WWII Monument in Bastogne, the American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg and Bruton Parish in Williamsburg, VA Diane presents music to sti...
A Musical Visit To Colonial Williamsburg
G. F. Handel “Hornpipe”, G. Luchenetti “Allegro”, A. Boely “Phantasie & Fugue in B flat major”, Shostak “Amazing Grace” , D. Buxtehude “Singst den Herren”, “Of the Father’s Love Begotten”. Diane visits Bruton Parish Church where she is joined by the Bruton Parish Choir. Other guests: Thomas Mar...
Sights And Sounds On The St. Lawrence Seaway
Diane Bish and The Joy of Music cruise the St. Lawrence Seaway beginning in Boston with stops in Bar Harbor, Sydney & Halifax, Nova Scotia and Quebec City. Music includes Schubert “March Militaire” at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Handel “Water Music-March” , Handel “Air” from The Cathedral Ch...