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 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 "Prel...

  • Music From St. Michaels Church | Munich, Germany

    Diane Bish performs at St. Michael's Church in Munich. The bustling marketplace and the famous Glockenspiel, whose moving figurines tell a story of chivalry high in the city hall tower, are featured. Music includes Bach "Toccata and Fugue in d minor," Schumann "Sketch," Mozart "March," Farnum "To...

  • Musical Journey Of Switzerland Featuring Lucerne

    Lucerne Join Diane as she travels through Lucerne, Switzerland and
    plays historic organs of the Hofkirche in Lucerne and the Pharrkirche in Horw. While in Horw, an Alphorn
    performance is heard. Music includes: G. Fauré “Sicilienne” ; Norman Coke-Jephcott’s “Bishop’s Promenade”;
    W. A. Mozart’s “Al...

  • A Musical Journey On The Baltic Sea 3

    In this third program in the series from the Baltic Sea, music is featured from the Marienkirche in Rostock, Germany; Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland and Uppsala Cathedral in Sweden. Music include Dine Bish “Variation on ‘A Mighty Fortress’; Fred Bock “Jubilation Suite”; Schubert/Bish “Unfinish...

  • Diane Bish And Friends: Sacred Favorites 2

    Music from around the world featuring Diane Bish & guest artists. Locales include the BenedickbeuernMonastery in Bavaria where she is joined by heldon tenor James King; theMonaco Cathedral; Trumpeter Stacy Blair joins Diane Bish in the St.Martin’s Church of Colmar,France; Diane is joined by the K...

  • Masterpieces Of Art And Music

    Diane Bish portrays music & art from Cathedrals, Monasteries and Museums across the United States and Europe. Included are: Salzburg Cathedral, Austria; Ochsenhausen Monastery, Germany; Church of Our Lady, Brugge, Belgium; Ettal Monastery, Germany; Weingarten Abbey, Germany and the Ringling Muse...

  • Shadyside Presbyterian Church

    Diane visits Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pa where she is joined by Anne Martindale Williams, principal cellist of the Pittsburgh Symphony. Music includes: Come Saviour of the Heathen, Bach; Ares Un Reve, G. Faure; Fiat Lux, Dubois; Chant du Minstrel, Alexander Glazunov; Grand C...

  • The Einsiedeln Monastery

    In her Musical Visit to Switzerland, Diane visits the historic Einsiedeln Monastery with its 3 organs, extensive library, and Chapel of Grace which houses the Black Madonna. Diane is joined by the monastery Guestmaster who gives the history of Einsiedeln and its sister Monastery, St. Meinrad, lo...

  • Musical Visit To Vienna 2

    Diane performs in the Augustina Church, Vienna where she is joined by Trumpeter Chuck Seipp, a member of the U. S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”. Music includes: D. Bedard “Sine Nomine” (For all the Saints), J. Stanley “Trumpet Tune”, Beethoven “Piece for Flutes” and T. Salmone “Grand Choeur”.

  • Music From The Marble Collegiate Church | New York City

    Join Diane Bish in excerpts from a live concert from the Marble Collegiate Church where she plays the new Gluck Pipe Organ and is joined by the Marble Choir, Festival of Voices and the New York Brass. During the concert Diane is awarded the inaugural “Distinguished Career Award” by the New York ...

  • Music On The Danube

    Diane’s Riverboat cruise on the Danube begins in Budapest, Hungary at the Palace of the Arts, then it's on to Imperial Vienna with stops at the spectacular Melk Monastery, Regensberg and the historic German town of Altotting. Guest artist is Iren More on flute with music including "Dances" Bela ...

  • Musical Journey Of England II

    Diane Bish continues her journey through England with stops at York Cathedral, Lincoln Cathedral, Canterbury Cathedral, and Epworth, the birthplace of the Wesleys, founders of Methodism. Music includes Elgar "Pomp and Circumstance No. 3," Bach "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring," Handel "Overture from...

  • Music From Miller Chapel At Princeton Theological Seminary

    Diane plays the Joe R. Engle
    organ at Miller Chapel and is joined by the Princeton Theological Seminary Choir directed by Martin Tel. The
    choir joins Diane in Bach “Now Thank We All Our God”, “All Creatures of Our God and King” and Diane Bish “A
    New Song”. Diane also plays D. Bedard “Toccata”, Ba...

  • 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.

  • 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...