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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Felix Mendelssohn]
Felix Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn - The Organ Works (IV)

…finally, a conclusion to our survey of the known and unknown solo organ works of this famous Romantic composer.

Audio 88 minutes

Program Broadcast dates:

  • Week of April 20, 1987

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Music played in the program

Part 1

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Organ Sonata Number 5 in D, Opus 65 [1844] –Wolfgang Dallmann (1836 Overmann/Parish Church, Unteröwisheim, Germany) MHS LP-1226/7

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in e [1839]; Fugue in f [1829] –Max Miller (1971 C.B. Fisk/Old West Church, Boston, MA) MHS LP-3731

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Minuetto in G [@1820]; Andante in D [1823] –Wolfgang Rübsam (1982 Metzler/Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Switzerland) Cornucopia Magna LP-1020/21

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Organ Sonata Number 6 in d, Opus 65 [1844] –Guy Bovet (1814 Mooser/Église Saint-Pierre-aux Liens, Bulle, Switzerland) Gallo LP 30-304

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arranged by Samuel Warren): Scherzo, from A Midsummer Night’s DreamThomas Trotter (1834 Hill/Town Hall, Birmingham, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66216

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Overture, from A Midsummer Night’s Dream –performed via organ rolls (Boston University Symphonic Organ/Metcalf Hall, Boston, MA) Pipedreams Archive

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Fantasia & Fugues in g [@1820] –Wolfgang Rübsam (1982 Metzler/Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Switzerland) Cornucopia Magna LP-1020/21

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arranged by William Thomas Best): Prelude & Fugue in e, Opus 35 –Nicolas Kynaston (1980 Klais/Altenberger Dom, Germany) Mitra LP-16176

 

Note that several of the musical selections were derived from LP discs, and as a result may evidence some ‘crackles and pops’ typical of the vinyl era.