An American Organ Christmas #8950
…Though the music comes “from Heaven above”, players and instruments here reflect the varied organ art in these United States.
Jean-Albert Villard: Appelons Nau. MICHEL CORRETTE: Noel, Michaut, qui causait ce grand bruit?. Andre Fleury: Variations on a Burgundian Noel Gale Kramer (1985 Fisk organ/University of Michigan studio/Ann Arbor)
JOHANN PACHELBEL: Magnificat Fugue No. 8 Beth Zucchino (1909 Thomas Whalley organ/St. Rose Catholic Church, Santa Rose, California)
The San Francisco performances were taped during the 1988 Organ Historical Society National Convention. Some of these works and instruments are featured on a special 2-CD album available from the OHS. Gale Kramer's selections were taped in Ann Arbor during the 1986 Detroit-area American Guild of Organists convention.