1679 Huss-Schnitger Organ, Stade, Germany
1679 Huss-Schnitger Organ, Stade, Germany

The King of Instruments (I) #8301

…a selective introduction to the traditions of that musical device which Mozart ranked above all others, and those players Beethoven considered the best of musicians, the pipe organ.

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE: Prelude and Fugue in D  -Harald Vogel (1679 Huss-Schnitger/St. Cosmae Et Damiani, Stade, Germany)

HARTMANN: Organ Sonata in g minor (1st movement)  -William Kuhlman (1978 Sipe/Luther College, Decorah, Iowa)

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Flute Clock Pieces -Johan Huys, recorded in Brugges, Belgium

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Organ Concerto in C  Collegium Instrumentale Brugense/Patrick Peire, conductor; Masaaki Suzuki

EGIL HOVLAND: Job, Suite for Organ (based on the book of Job in the Old Testament), Prolog-Passacaglia-Hymne  -Kjell Johnsen (1963 Casavant Frères/Central Lutheran, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

WILLIAM BOLCOM: Gospel Prelude, What a Friend we have in Jesus. JEAN LANGLAIS: Final, from Organ Symphony No. 1  -Dr. Robert Anderson (1979 Sipe/Hennepin UMC, Minneapolis, Minnesota)