1679 Huss-Schnitger organ at St Cosmae et Damiani, Stade, Germany
1679 Huss-Schnitger organ at St Cosmae et Damiani, Stade, Germany
Photo–John Schroeder

Going On Record #8593

…A selective quarterly sampling of recent organ recordings, with emphasis on the unusual and the unusually attractive. This potpourri covers a wide variety of musical types, performance styles and organ-building attitudes, as displayed on LP's and CD's of foreign and domestic vintage.

Lubeck: Praeambulum  Jacques van Oortmerssen (1679 Huss-Schnitger/St. Cosmae Et Damiani, Stade, Germany)

J.S. BACH: 4 Chorale-preludes, from the Yale Manuscript  Joseph Payne (1983 Bozeman-Gibson organ, Brookline)

W.A. MOZART: Church Sonata in C, K. 336  Ensemble London Baroque - Harmonia Mundi HMC-901137 CD

Corrette: Concerto in A, Op. 26, No. 2  Rene Saorgin, organ; Ensemble Baroque of Nice - Harmonia Mundi HMC-5148.

DAN LOCKLAIR: "Pegasus", from "Constellations" for Organ and Percussion  Leonard Raver, organ; Richard Brown, percussion - Orion ORS-85481

Camillo Schumann: Sonata No. 3 in C-minor, Op. 29 (2nd mvt)  Richard Kluth (Kreienbrink organ, St. Joseph Church, Osnabrueck)

Billy Nalle: Improvisation on "Shenandoah"  Billy Nalle (Wichita Wurlitzer, Century II Center)

PIERRE COCHEREAU: Improvisation on a French Folksong  Pierre Cochereau (1959 Hartmann positif organ)

JOSEPH CLOKEY: Fugue, from Symphonic Piece (1927)  Andrew Gordon; Brian Jones (Aeolian organ of Londwood Gardens)

FRANZ LISZT: Andante Religioso  John Rose (1954 Aeolian-Skinner organ, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City)

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Toccata, from Suite for Organ, Op. 5  Todd Wilson (Aeolian-Skinner organ, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, New York City)