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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

1991 Rieger organ at Saint Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna
1991 Reiger organ at Saint Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna, Austria

More Variations

Music from four centuries in which a single ‘good idea’ generates multiple perspectives on a theme.

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Music played in the program

J.S. BACH: Partita, Christ, der du bist der helle Tag, S. 766 –Kevin Bowyer (1962; 1987 Marcussen & Søn/St. Hans Church, Odense, Denmark) Nimbus NI 5689/90

ADOLF HESSE: Introduction, Theme and Variations in A, Opus 47 –Josef Eich (1772 Stumm/Parish Church, Hillesheim, Germany) Aeolus AE20161

J.S. BACH: Partita, Ach, was soll ich Sünder machenCalvin Bowman (1980 Ahrend/Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia) Priory PRCD662

JEAN GUILLOU: 18 Variations [1963] –Keith John (1996 Rieger/Fuldaer Dom, Fulda, Germany) Priory PRCD774

SAMUEL SCHEIDT: Variations, Also gehts also stehtsKevin Komisaruk (1991 Wolff/Knox College Chapel, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada) ATMA ACD2317

ROBERT FUCHS: Variations & Fugue on an Original Theme [1909] –Peter Planyavsky (1991 Reiger/Cathedral of Saint Stephan, Vienna, Austria) Motette CD MOT 12691

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