The Art of Transcription, or Is it Really (Organ) Music?!! #8423
…All the repertoire on this broadcast was originally written for some medium other than the pipe organ. While some of you may consider a transcription “impure,” the tradition of adapting music for organ performance is based on centuries-old precedents. Bach though nothing of playing a Vivaldi violin concerto on the organ.
J.S. BACH/CHARLES GOUNOD: Ave Maria Jane Parker-Smith (Westminster Cathedral, London)
BELA BARTOK: Romanian Folk Dances Oskar Gottlieb Blarr (Rieger/Neanderkirche, Duesseldorf)