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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

From the Lahti Festival

Highlights from Finland’s famous international summer organ celebration, including guest soloists and winners of the 1997 competition.

Audio Complete Show

Audio 9928 Part 1 46:22 Min

Audio 9928 Part 2 41:38 Min

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Music played in the program

LOUIS-JAMES-ALFRED LEFÉBURE-WÉLY: March in E-flat. JOHN IRELAND: Elegiac Romance –David Sanger (1979 Virtanen/Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

VINCENZO PETRALI: 3 Gloria Versets –Guy Bovet (1979 Virtanen/Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

MARCEL DUPRÉ: Allegro deciso, from Evocation, Opus 37 –Henri-Franck Beauperin, 2nd prize (1979 Virtanen/Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: The Soul of the Lake, from Pastels from Lake Constance, Opus 96 –Guy Bovet (1979 Virtanen/Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

NICOLAS de GRIGNY: Recit sur le Pange linguaMarie-Claire Alain (1979 Virtanen/Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

NAJI HAKIM: 6 verses of Pange linguaNaji Hakim (1979 Virtanen/Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

GEORG BÖHM: Chorale-prelude, Vater unser im Himmelreich –Iveta Viliuma, 3rd prize (1993 Porthan/Janakkala Church, Lahti, Finland)

MAX REGER: Fantasy & Fugue on B-A-C-H, Opus 46 –Katrin Meriloo, 1st prize (1979 Virtanen/Church of the Cross, Lahti, Finland)

With the exception of the Böhm chorale-prelude, all performances were recorded by the Finnish Radio on the 1979 Virtanen organ, Opus 80, of Lahti’s Church of the Cross. The Böhm piece was played on the 1993 Porthan organ at Janakkala Church.

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