1979 Möller/Colonial Church, Edina, MN)
1979 Möller/Colonial Church, Edina, MN)

Young Artists Competition Winners #8210

…recipients of the two top prizes of the American Guild of Organists National Competition in 1980 perform in concert.

Part 1

RULON CHRISTIANSEN: Toccata, from Organ Symphony. JOHANNES BRAHMS: Fugue in A-flat minor. JOSEPH JONGEN: Sonata Eroica, Opus 94 –Jeffrey Walker (1979 Möller/Colonial Church, Edina, MN)

WILLIAM ALBRIGHT: Organbook, excerpts, Benediction, Book 1 and Toccata Satanique, Book 2. LOUIS VIERNE: Final, from Organ Symphony Number 6, Opus 59 –James Biery (1977 Ruffatti/Gethsemane Episcopal, Minneapolis, MN)

Part 2

Part 2 begins with a brief ‘Intermission’ feature about Dutch Barrel Organs, 10 minutes

J.S. BACH: Kyrie Settings, large format, from Clavierübung III. MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Scherzo, Opus 2. MAX REGER: Fantasy & Fugue on B-A-C-H, Opus 46. –Jeffrey Walker (1979 Möller/Colonial Church, Edina, MN)


Recording engineers/producers for the performances by Jeffery Walker were D. Michael Shields and Dennis D. Rooney. Recorded June 18, 1980. Please note that some low-level electronic noise from a failing microphone may be audible in the backtround of the left channel of these recordings.

Recording engineer for the performances by James Biery was Michael Barone. Recorded June 17, 1980