Mendelssohn - The Organ Works (IV)
…finally, a conclusion to our survey of the known and unknown solo organ works of this famous Romantic composer.
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Music played in the program
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Organ Sonata Number 5 in D, Opus 65  –Wolfgang Dallmann (1836 Overmann/Parish Church, Unteröwisheim, Germany) MHS LP-1226/7
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in e ; Fugue in f  –Max Miller (1971 C.B. Fisk/Old West Church, Boston, MA) MHS LP-3731
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Minuetto in G [@1820]; Andante in D  –Wolfgang Rübsam (1982 Metzler/Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Switzerland) Cornucopia Magna LP-1020/21
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Organ Sonata Number 6 in d, Opus 65  –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 Dream –Thomas 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.