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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

From Finland’s Famous Festival (I)

…performances at the Church of the Cross in Lahti, home to an increasingly famous organ celebration of international scope, the first of two programs.

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Music played in the program

JON LAUVIK: Suite for Organ

ROBERT SCHUMANN: Study in A-flat, Opus 56, number 4. ENRICO BOSSI: Studio sinfonico, Opus 78

PERCY WHITLOCK: Canzona, from Sonata in c. ANTONIO VALENTE: 10 ballo dell’lntorcia

TIMO KIISKINEN: Music for Organ

GASTON LlTAIZE: Cortege for Organ and Brasses

J.S. BACH (arr. Idenstam): Jesus bleibet meine Freude. MARCEL DUPRÉ: Prelude & Fugue in g, Opus 7, number 3

GUNNAR IDENSTAM: 3 Improvisations: El condor pasa; Bagpipe; Libertango

Performers at the 1991 Lahti Festival included Wolfgang Rubsam, Jon Lauvik, Maija Lehtonen, Mikael Heikius, Timo Kiiskinen, Kari Vuola and Gunnar Idenstam. Recordings were provided by the Finnish Radio, Helsinki (see also Program #9225).

For more information concerning these annual summer gatherings, write to: Lahti Organ Festival, Kirkkokatu 5, 15110 Lahti, Finland.


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