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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Franck in America

…the notes are the same, but inevitably the accent is a bit different when works of French composer Cesar Franck are interpreted on instruments in the United States.

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Music played in the program

CÉSAR FRANCK: Chorale Number 1 in E –Robert Glasgow (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/All Saint’s Episcopal, Worcester, MA) Prestant Records CD-1001

CÉSAR FRANCK: Pastorale in E –Thomas Murray (1987 Schoenstein/Sts. Peter & Paul RCC, San Francisco, CA) AFKA SKCD-512

CÉSAR FRANCK: Piece Heroique –Herndon Spillman (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) Titanic CD-168

CÉSAR FRANCK: Prelude, Fugue & Variation –George Ritchie (1987 Bedient/Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, KY) Titanic CD-176

CÉSAR FRANCK: Chorale NO.3 in a –Samuel John Swartz (1927 E. M. Skinner/Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, CA) Perpetua CD-7001

CÉSAR FRANCK: Kyrie, from Mass in A, Opus 12 –William Ferris Chorale; Thomas Weisflog (1987 Visser-Rowland/Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Chicago, IL) WFC CD-588289

CÉSAR FRANCK: Final in B-flat –Anthony Newman (1987 Rieger/Holy Trinity Episcopal, New York, NY) Newport Classic CD-60061


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