1987 Rosales
1987 Rosales

A New Organ for Trinity #8910

…John Strege, Douglas L. Butler, and David Britton play the spectacular new 58-stop instrument built by Manuel Rosales and associates for Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland, OR.

J.S. BACH: Toccata and Fugue in d, S. 565

J.S. BACH: 2 Chorale-preludes (Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, S. 658; Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, S. 665)

Gherardeschi: Sonata for Organ in the Guise of a Military Band which plays a march

Ernst Kohler: Theme and variations in B-flat, Op. 26

NICOLAS de GRIGNY: Duo

ARTHUR FOOTE: Cantilena in G

AUGUST GOTTFRIED RITTER: Sonata no. 3 in a, Op. 24

John Strege (r. 9/13/87) is organist-choirmaster at Trinity Church. Douglas Butler (r. 2/14/88) is organist of St. John's United Methodist Church in Anderson, SC, and assisted in the initial conception of this instrument. David Britton, of Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, has made the first commercial recording on the new organ (Delos D/CD-3077).

Rosales Organ Builders are located in Los Angeles. This 4-manual, mechanical action instrument is the firm's Opus 11. Its remarkable properties have already established its reputation internationally.