Going On Record #8901

…Beginning the New Year with a special review of recent recordings of organ music from LP's and CD's. Host Michael Barone provides commentary.

Theme Music from “Jean Guillou-Organ Encores” (Dorian DOR-90112)

Finzi: Anthem, "God is gone up"  Grand Rapids Chamber Choir; Larry Biser, cond; Jonathan Tuuk (Wicks organ/St. Adalbert's Basilica, Grand Rapids)

J.S. BACH: Fugue in G, S. 577 ("Jig")  E. Power Biggs (1958 Flentrop/Harvard Busch Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts)

J.S. BACH: Trip Sonata No. 1 in E-flat, S. 525  James Johnson (1958 Flentrop/Harvard Busch Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts)

J.S. BACH: Goldberg Variations (trans. Guillou)  Jean Guillou (1978 Kleucker/Notre Dame, L’Alpe d’Huez, France)

FRANZ LISZT: Valse Oubliee  Jean Guillou. Dorian DOR-90112

Wagner (arr. Fox): Liebestod, fr "Tristan and Isolde"  Virgil Fox (1750 Gabler/Abbey, Weingarten, Germany)

JEAN LANGLAIS: "Grands Jeux," fr Suite Breve  Haig Mardirosian (Wyant organ/Cathedral of St. Thomas More, Arlington, VA)

JEAN-FRANÇOIS DANDRIEU: Organ Music  Andr' Isoir (St. Michel Abbey, Thierache)

Barriane: Prelude (1929)  James Higdon (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Francis, Lyon, France)

JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Sonata No. 3 in G, Op. 88  Bruce Stevens (1871 Hook/relocated to St. Mary's Church, New Haven, CT)

Meyer: Joseph's Dance for the New Year  Hannes Meyer (Baeretswill Evangelical Church, Switzerland)

Ruppe: Duetto in F  Jacques van Oortmerssen, Hans van Nieuwkoop (1830 Chamber organ at Hague Museum)

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Scherzo  Christopher Herrick (1871 Henry Willis; 1924; 1933 Harrison & Harrison; 2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom)