Mechanics Hall, Christ College
Mechanics Hall, Christ College

More Wonders of Worcester #8747

…Performances at Mechanics Hall in the “French Manner,” and by Bernard Lagace at Holy Cross College.

CHARLES TOURNEMIRE: Improvisation, Victimae Paschali Laudes  Dana Robinson, o

MAURICE DURUFLÉ: Sicilienne, fr Suite, Op. 5  Joseph Schenk, o

LOUIS VIERNE: Final, fr Organ Symphony No. 6, Op. 59  Anne Wilson, o

Alain: Scherzo, fr Suite for Organ  Timothy J. Tikker, o

JEAN LANGLAIS: Te Deum, fr Gregorian Paraphrases  Leo Abbott, o

J.S. BACH: Kyrie Settings (large and small), fr Clavieruebung III; Chorale-preludes on Christ, unser Herr, zum Jordan kam and Wir glauben all an einen Gott  Bernard Lagace, o

The Mechanics Hall organ was built in 1864 by E. & G. G. Hook. The instrument at Holy Cross College was completed by the shop of Taylor & Boody in 1985 in honor of the Bach Tercentenary.