Swann Song
Swann Song

Swann Song #9005

…Performances by and conversation with the famous American recitalist Frederick Swann, organist at the Crystal Cathedral in California.

SETH BINGHAM: Bells of Riverside

Garden Read: 3 Preludes on Southern Hymns (My soul forsakes her vain delight; David, the king, was grieved; how happy are the souls)

Swann: 3 Hymn Improvisations (Fairest Lord Jesus; How great thou art; Praise the Lord, o heavens adore him)

CÉSAR FRANCK: Piece heoique

JEAN LANGLAIS: Incantation pour un jour saint

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT: Symphonic Chorale, Jesus, lead thou onward

SIMON PRESTON: Fantasia, The Christmas light

ROBERT HEBBLE: Amazing Grace Concert Variations


LARRY KING: Fanfare to the Tongues of Fire

These recordings cover two decades of Mr. Swann's performance career and were made at the Riverside Church (Mirrosonic CS-7230, Vista VPS-1070, Gothic S-87879801) and Union Theological Seminary (Elite S-39218) in New York City, the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, CA (Gothic CD-58519) and Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis (in concert 9/28/86).