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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Bach’s Memento

…three unusual tributes to the memory and the mighty genius of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Program Broadcast dates:

•March 20, 1989 as Show #8912

•July 24, 1995 as Show #9530


Audio 88 Min

Music played in the program

MAX REGER: Fantasy on B-A-C-H, Opus 46 –Lionel Rogg (1976 Grönlunds/Hedvig Eleonora Church, Stockholm, Sweden) BIS-CD-242

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Bach’s Memento, six movements appropriated from Bach and offered in sometimes surprisingly un-Bach-like arrangements! –Susan Armstrong (1892 Johnson/Sacred Heart Church, Waterbury, CT) AFKA SK-271

FERRUCCIO BUSONI: Fantasia Contrappuntistica, Prelude on the Chorale Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, and a Fugue on Four Subjects based on the incomplete Contrapunctus Number 14 from Bach's Art of Fugue –Pierre Guillot (1888 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilique Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, France) Ariane CD-139


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