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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1692 Arp Schnitger organ [plus additions] at the Martinikerk, Groningen, The Netherlands]
1692 Arp Schnitger organ [plus additions]at the Martinikerk, Gronigen, The Netherlands

Going for Baroque

…a selective survey of some recently issued recordings devoted to organ music from the period 1600-1750, everything from Boyvin to Casini plus Bach, Handel and Buxtehude, too!

Audio 1 hr 26 min

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Music played in the program

Part 1

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in D, BuxWV 139 –Bernard Foccroulle (1692 Arp Schnitger [plus additions]/Martinikerk, Groningen, The Netherlands) Ricercar 250

MICHAEL PRAETORIUS: Summo Parenti gloriaJean-Charles Ablitzer (1624 Scherer/Stephanskirche, Tangermünde, Germany) Alpha 114

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Chorale-prelude, Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam, BuxWV 180 –Ton Koopman (1599 Wilde; 1682 Schnitger/St. Jacobi Church, Lüdingworth, Germany) Challenge Classics 72243

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in F, BuxWV 145 –Bine Bryndorf (1637 Stellwagen/St. Jacobi Church, Lübeck, Germany) DaCapo 6.220530

Part 2

GIOVANNI MARIA CASINI: Pensieri Number 6 –Francesco Tasini (1719 Parlicini/Church of San Filippo Neri, Cortona, Italy) Tactus CD-652801

J.S. BACH: Prelude in d, S. 539a –Joan Lippincott (2004 Fritts/Reyes Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN) Gothic G49260

J.S. BACH: Fugue in d, S. 539b –Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra (1995 Pasi/Trinity Lutheran, Lynnwood, WA) reZound RZCD-5016

J.S. BACH (transcribed by Marcel Dupré): Sinfonia to Cantata Number 146 –Vincent Dubois (2003 Daldosso/Église Saint-Peter, Guignicourt, France\) Alpha 126

Part 3

G.F. HANDEL: Organ Concerto in F, Opus 4, number 5 –Academy of Ancient Music; Richard Egarr (2005 Jennings chamber organ) Harmonia Mundi CD-807446

JACQUES BOYVIN: Suite de Quatriesme Ton, selections –Michel Chapuis (1694 Joyeuse/Auch Cathedral, France) Plenum Vox 011

J.S. BACH: Fantasy & Fugue in c, S. 537 –Jacques van Oortmerssen (1725 F.C. Schnitger/Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands) Challenge Classics 72080

Filler –DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Praeludium in F (see above)


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