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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1868 Cavaillé-coll organ</a> at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France]
1868 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France

Going On Record

…begin a New Year with a multi-national survey of sonically beguiling recent organ recordings.

Total Program Time: 118 minutes

Audio 1 hour 58 Minutes

Audio 59:00
Audio 59:00

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

HERBERT SUMSION: Ceremonial March. GASTON LITAIZE: Scherzo, from Douze PiecesHerman Jordaan (1962; 2009 Harrison & Harrison/The Cathedral & Abbey Church of Saint Alban, England, UK) Priory PRCD863

CHARLES STROUSE: Put on a Happy Face. STEPHEN SONDHEIM: Send in the ClownsJelani Eddington (1925 Midmer-Losch/Adrian W. Phillips Music Studio, Phoenix, AZ) RJE Productions 4920

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Hymn, For all the saintsStephen Tharp (1934 Kilgen/Our Lady of Refuge RCC, Brooklyn, NY) JAV CD-182

OLIVIER LATRY: Improvisation, Magnificat 8 th Tone Versets –Olivier Latry (1868 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France) JAV CD-182

CHARLES-VALENTIN ALKAN: 2 Pieces dans le Style Religieux, Opus 72: Number 8, Assez vite; Number 2, AndantinoKevin Bowyer (1969 J.W. Walker & Sons/Blackburn Cathedral, England, UK) Toccata Classics CD-31

MAX REGER: Scherzo in f#, Opus 80, number 7 –Martin Welzel (1974 Klais/Trierer Dom [St. Peter], Germany) Naxos 8.570455

BARBARA DENNERLEIN: I-797Barbara Dennerlein (1962 Karl Schuke/Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Berlin, Germany) Bebab 250974

Filler –GASTON LITAIZE (see above)


Hour 2

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Fugue in B-flat, BuxWV 176 –Lars Ulrik Mortensen (1984 Mandrup-Poulsen harpsichord) Naxos 8.570579

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Cantata, Das neugeborne Kindelein, BuxWV 13 –Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir; The Dufay Collective, Ebbe Munk, conductor; Naxos 8.570494

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Chorale-prelude, Ach Herr, mich armen Sünder, BuxWV 178 –Christopher Herrick (1969 Marcussen/Helsingør Cathedral, Denmark) Hyperion CDA67666

PETR EBEN: Hommage a BuxtehudeChristopher Herrick (1977 Marcussen/Haderslev Cathedral, Denmark) Hyperion CDA67612

J.S. BACH: 3 Chorale-preludes, from Orgelbüchlein: Alle Menschen müssen sterben, S. 643; Jesu, meine Freude, S. 610; Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, S. 641 –Lorenzo Ghielmi (1991 Ahrend/Basilica of San Simpliciano, Milan, Italy) Winter & Winter 910 114

J.S. BACH: Fantasie in a, S. 922 –Lorenzo Ghielmi (Andrea Restelli harpsichord) Winter & Winter 910 105

DOMENICO SCARLATTI: Sonata in F, K. 366 –Emilio Traverso (1773 Alari/Abbey of San Matteo, Genoa, Italy) Tactus CD-600007

VINCENZO PETRALI: Adagio per l’Elevazione in e –Marco Limone (1872 Bossi/Chiesa di Santa Maria di Assunta e San Nicolao, Montanaro, Italy) Tactus CD-834101

GUIDO DONATI: 2 Pieces: I canto del mattino; Grand Offertorio Brillante –Guido Donati (1968 Tamburini/Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Turin, Italy) Tactus CD-940401

Filler –DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Fugue in C (see above)


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