1725 F.C. Schnitger organ at Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands.
1725 F.C. Schnitger organ at Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands.
Photo–Richard Rasch

Going On Record #9615

A spring quarterly review of recent organ music CD releases.

J.S. BACH: Toccata in d, S. 565 –Carol Williams (1854 Henry Willis; 1988 Harrison/Cathedral, Winchester, England, UK) Melcot Music CD-011

The Organs of Paris

JEAN-BAPTISTE LULLY: Marche de Thesee –Guy Morancon (1974 Kern/Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Paris, France) Erato 3CD-45867

JEAN-ADAM GUILAIN: Grand jeu, from Suite Number 3 –Michel Bouvard (1963 Kern/St. Séverin, Paris, France) Erato 3CD-45867

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS: Improvisation, Opus 150 –Francois-Henri Houbart (1845 Cavaillé-Coll/Église de la Madeleine, Paris, France) Erato 3CD-45867

HENRI MULET: Rosace, from Byzantine Sketches –Lynn Davis (1903 Mutin/Saint-Philippe-du-Roule, Paris, France) Erato 3CD-45867

J.S. BACH: Valet will ich dir geben, S. 735 –Dominique Merlet (1964 Kern/Notre-Dame-des-Blancs-Manteaux, Paris, France) Erato 3CD-45867

J.S. BACH: Fugue in g, S. 578 –Wolfgang Rübsam (1986 Brombaugh/Collegedale Church of Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, TN) Naxos 8.553135

PETER HURFORD: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis –Battle Creek Boychoir/Brooks Grantier, cond; Wanza Grantier (1928 Skinner/First Presbyterian, Battle Creek, MI) Battle Creek Boy Choir CD-1001

DYSON: Praise. CHARLES CALLAHAN: The Second Song of Isaiah –Girls' Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, Dale Adelmann, conductor; Daniel Fortune (1908 Hope-Jones & 1964; 1975 Schlicker/St. Paul Cathedral, Buffalo, NY) Pro Organo CD 7076

JOHN COOK: FanfareDan Miller (1995 Rodgers/St. Francis de Sales Church, Sherman Oaks, CA) Robert Tall Productions CD-101

WILKOMIRSKI: Aria for Violin and Organ –Robert Murray, violin; Ardyth Lohuis (1951; 1968 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Stephen Episcopal, Richmond, VA) Raven OAR-370

LINDBLAD: Toccata a la Bernstein, from Hommages –Per Frendahl (1993 Allen digital/King's Chapel, Stockholm, Sweden) Swedish Discofil CD-1069

VIITALA: ToccataCarol Williams (1992 Willis-Shepherd/Emmanuel Church, Northwood, England, UK) Melcot Music CD-012

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Moderato, 1st movement, from Symphony Number 7 –Jane Parker-Smith (1989 van den Heuvel/Église Saint-Eustache, Paris, France) ASV CD-958

Historic Organs of Maine

DUNHAM: Sortie, Opus 17, number 2 –Rosalind Mohnsen (1854 Hook/Westbrook UMC, ME) OHS 4CD-92

SAMUEL SEBASTIAN WESLEY: God Save the King Variations –Lois Regestein (1848 Stevens/Congregational Church, Alfred, ME) OHS 4CD-92

HYMN: O praise ye the lord –Ronald Stalford (1928 Skinner/St. Luke's Cathedral, Portland, OR) OHS 4CD-92

Filler –THÉODORE DUBOIS: Fiat luxLorenz Maycher (1922 E.M. Skinner/Lewiston United Baptist, Lewiston, ME) OHS 4CD-92 (see above)


With a few exceptions where products must be ordered direct from sources, most of these recordings are available through the offices of the Organ Historical Society.