Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
…a memorial tribute, on the 80th anniversary of his birth, to one of the most vital and characterful virtuosos the world has ever known.
J.S. BACH: Toccata & Fugue in d, S. 565 (1871 Henry Willis; 1924; 1933 Harrison & Harrison; 2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK) RCA Victrola CD-7736
LOUIS VIERNE: Allegro, from Symphony Number 2 (Fox residence, Woodside, NJ) Heiden HCR-576
WILHELM MIDDELSCHULTE: Perpetuum mobile Pedal Solo (1970 Rodgers electronic/Fillmore East, New York, NY) MCA CD2-9827
Though he made several dozen recordings throughout his career, now Virgil Fox is represented by only a few listings in current catalogues. Some of the materials used in this broadcast have been out-of-print for quite a while. To keep abreast of present and future Fox reissues on CD, contact Bainbridge Records or write the Virgil Fox Society.