Chant de May #9818
A survey of some deliciously romantic music by Joseph Jongen of Belgium, with commentary and performances by his biographer John Scott Whiteley.
JOSEPH JONGEN: Offertoire sur l’Alma Redemptoris Mater –Charles Hens at Studio 4 of the Belgian Radio, recorded in 1962
JOSEPH JONGEN: Lento misterioso, from Symphonie Concertante for Organ and Orchestra, Opus 81 –French National Opera Orchestra; Georges Pretre; Virgil Fox (Cavaillé-Coll/French National Opera, France) EMI Classics CDC 65075
Mr. Whiteley’s authoritative book, Joseph Jongen and His Organ Music, was published in 1997 by Pendragon Press.