Alexandre Guilmant - Symphonic Sonatas #9121

…Works from a composer who helped define the style of 19th century French symphonic organ music.

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Introduction & Allegro, fr Sonata No. 1 in d, op. 42  Ben van Oosten (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Ouen Abbey, Rouen, France/St. Ouen, Rouen, France)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Larghetto, fr Sonata No. 2 in D, Op. 50  Peter Eilander (1850 Baetz/Uthrecht Cathedral)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Fugue, fr Sonata No. 3 in c, Op. 56  James Hamman (1926 E. M. Skinner/Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church, Detroit)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Scherzo, fr Sonata No. 5 in c, Op. 80  Jane Parker Smith (1962 Harrison & Harrison/Coventry Cathedral)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Intermezzo, fr Sonata no. 7 in f, Op. 89  Odile Pierre (1862 Cavaille-Coll/St. Michael's Church, Castelnaudary, France)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Finale, fr Sonata No. 1 in d, Op. 42  Simon Preston (1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, MA/Music Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Sonata No. 8 in A, Op. 91, I; Introduction et Allegro Risoluto  Ben van Oosten (1890 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Ouen Abbey, Rouen, France/St. Ouen, Rouen, France)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Sonata No. 8 in A, Op. 91, II; Adiagio con Affetto  Christopher Herrick (1655 Schonat/Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, The_Netherlands)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Sonata No. 8 in A, Op. 91, III; Scherzo  Feike Asma (1732 Garrels/Groote Kerk, Maassluis, The_Netherlands)

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Symphony No. 2, Op. 91, IV; Andante Sostenuto. V; Intermede et Allegro con Brio  Paul Wisskrichen; Guerzenich Orchestra of Cologne; Volker Hempfling, cond. (1980 Klais/Dom, Altenberg, Germany)