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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Sonata for Me, Sonata for You?

A diverting collection of music in a form which Italians invented but composers in Germany perfected.

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Music played in the program

GUSTAV MERKEL: Organ Duet Sonata in d, Opus 30 –Hans Fagius, David Sanger (1981 Akerman & Lund/Österhaninge Church, Sweden) BIS-CD-273

BENEDETTO MARCELLO: Sonata Number 2 in G –Rene Saorgin (1848 Lingiardi/St. Claude Church, Saorge, France) Harmonia Mundi CD-90947

HARALD HEILMANN: Organ Sonata Number 1 [1976] –Rudolf Walter (1972 Klais/St. Afra Church, Neckargerach, Germany) Pan OV-30111

J.S. BACH: Trio Sonata Number 4 in e, S. 528 –Jacques van Oortmerssen (1734 Müller/Waalse Kerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Denon 7376

MAX REGER: Organ Sonata Number 2 in d, Opus 60 –Werner Haselier (1980 Lobback/St. Peter & Paul Church, Garrel, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm E-1047


This program was originally issued as #8621 in May 1986.

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