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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Calgary Festival Highlights (III)

Major works are played by some bright new stars in the organ firmament, recorded in competition at the Calgary International Organ Festival.

Program Broadcast dates:

  • February 24, 2003

Music played in the program

MAX REGER: Choral-Fantasy, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Opus 52, number 2 –Christian Schmitt, Germany

LOUIS VIERNE: Andantino, from Fantasy Pieces, Opus 51 –Siu-Wai Ng, Hong Kong

CALVIN HAMPTON: Variations on The Old Hundredth –Jonathan Oldengarm, Canada

FRANZ LISZT: Fantasy and Fugue on a Theme by Meyerbeer, Ad nos, ad salutarem undamVincent Dubois, France

Performances were recorded using the 1992 Ruffatti organ in Spivey Hall, Morrow, Georgia and by the CBC using the 1987 Casavant Frères at Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary, Alberta, as part of the Royal Bank Calgary International Organ Competition.