Jean Guillou, Virtuoso-Iconoclast #8615

…Concert recordings by the noted French musician, whose original compositions, transcriptions, and improvisations reveal a modern genius of Lisztian proportion. Guillou's vision of the modern organ's potentials is uncommonly arresting.

HENRY PURCELL: Trumpet tune in D (1738 Müller/St. Bavokerk, Haarlem, The_Netherlands)

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Adagio and Fugue in c minor, K. 546 (1982 Lacroix/St. Bertrand, Comminges, France/St. Bertrand, Comminges, France)

JEAN GUILLOU: Jeux d'Orgue (1981 Holtkamp/Plymouth Congregational, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

G.F. HANDEL: Organ Concerto in B, Op. 7, No. 3 (Hallelujah)

FRANZ LISZT: Orpheus, Symphonic Poem No. 4 (1969 Aeolian-Skinner organ; Uihlein Hall, Milwaukee Performing Arts Center)

JEAN GUILLOU: Improvisation on American Themes ("God Bless America" and "You're a Grand Old Flag!")