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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1965 Metzler/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Geneva][decorative stamp]
1965 Metzler at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Geneva

[1996 Saint-Martin/Collegiate Church, Neuchatel][decorative stamp]
1996 Saint–Martin at the Collegiate Church, Neuchatel

[1986 Saint-Martin/Collegiate Church, Saint-Imier][decorative stamp]
1986 Saint-Martin at the Collegiate Church, Saint-Imier

[1914 Welte at the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments, Seewen][decorative stamp]
1914 Welte at the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments, Seewen

[2003 Fisk/Lausanne Cathedral][decorative stamp]
2003 Fisk at Lausanne Cathedral

Travels in Switzerland

…for those who stayed at home, a musical diversion to accompany the current PIPEDREAMS group tour.

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

J. S. BACHToccata in F, BWV 540Lionel Rogg (1965 Metzler/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Geneva) EMI Classics 64289

MICHEL CORRETTEMagnificat Versets (4)Guy Bovet (1996 Saint-Martin/Collegiate Church, Neuchatel) Gallo 987

GUY BOVET3 Ecclesiastical Tangos (No. 1, Ave maris stella; No. 7, In the Mode of a Habanera; No. 6, Batalla)Elisabeth Zawadke (1986 Saint-Martin/Collegiate Church, Saint-Imier) Gallo 1136

ISAAC FLAGLERAlpine Fantasy with StormJohannes Geffert (1977 Kuhn/Hofkirche, Lucerne) Querstand 0313

JOSEF RHEINBERGERAgitato, fr Sonata No. 11 in d, Op. 148 (1888) –Esther Sialm (1877-1926 Goll/Abbey Church, Engelberg) Motette 20331.  With more than 9000 pipes, this is the largest organ in Switzerland.

Hour 2

J. S. BACHNun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 –Anne-Caroline Prenat (1975 Füglister/Church of St. Martin, Lutry) Gallo 628

J. L. KREBS:  2 Chorale-preludes (Jesu, meines Lebens Leben; Herr, ich habe missgehandelt)–Albert Bolliger (1763 Aichgasser/Cloister  Church, Fischingen) Sinus 6002

J. S. BACHPrelude & Fugue in c, BWV 549 –Carl Hofner, via organ roll (1914 Welte/Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments, Seewen) Oehms 840

FRANZ LISZTEvocation of the Sistine ChapelJean-Christophe Geiser (2003 Fisk/Lausanne Cathedral) Organ 72102

LIONEL ROGGConcert de Flutes, fr Nouvelles Etudes (1999)Lionel Rogg (1965 Metzler/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Geneva) Organ 7103

CHARLES-MARIE WIDORScherzo, fr Symphony No. 4, Op. 13, no. 4Lionel Rogg (1993 van den Heuvel/Victoria Hall, Geneva) Organ 7005

J. S. BACHFugue in F, BWV 540Lionel Rogg (1965 Metzler/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Geneva) EMI Classics 64289


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