Photo–Richard Rasch

A Montreal Organ Book #9930

Visit A Montréal Organ Book with the Organ Historical Society: Music and instruments from Provence Québec, featuring Canadian artists.

ANONYMOUS: Suite in F, from Livre d’Orgue MontréalYves-G. Prefontaine (1991 Guilbault-Thérien/Chapelle du Grand Séminaire, Montréal, Québec, Canada) ATMA ACD2120

LOUIS VIERNE: Intermezzo, from Symphony Number 3, Opus 28 –Antoine Reboulot (1915; 1996 Casavant Frères/Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montréal, Québec, Canada) REM CD-11048-3/4

DENIS BÉDARD: Petite Suite –Sylvie Poirier, Philip Crozier (1915; 1999 Casavant Frères/Église Tres-Saint-Nom-de-Jesus, Montréal, Québec, Canada) Amberola CD-7106

J.S. BACH: Chorale-prelude, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, S. 666 –Antoine Bouchard (1961 Beckerath/Église Immaculée-Conception, Montréal, Québec, Canada) REM CD-311130

RAYMOND DAVELUY: Organ Sonata Number 1 –Rachel Laurin (1960 Beckerath/Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal, Montréal, Québec, Canada) CBC CD-1111

NICOLAS de GRIGNY: 4 Mass Versets: Premier Sanctus; Fugue; Recit pour le Benedictus, Dialogue pour les Agnus and Ave maris stella Duo, from Livre d’OrgueJohn Grew (1981 Wolff/Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada)

JOSEPH BONNET: 3 Verses on Ave Maris Stella, Opus 5, Number 5 –Jacques Boucher (1901 Casavant Frères; 1954 Casavant Frères; 1986 Guilbault-Therien/Église du Gesu, Montréal, Québec, Canada) REM CD-311162

JOHANN GOTTFRIED WALTHER: Concerto in g after Manzia –Genevieve Soly (1993 Wilhelm/Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense, Montréal, Québec, Canada) Analekta CD-23005

J.S. BACH: Fantasy in G, S. 572 –Bernard Lagacé (1961 Beckerath/Église Immaculée-Conception, Montréal, Québec, Canada) Analekta CD-23091

Note that an additional recording of selections from the Montréal Organ book, featuring the Wolff instrument at McGill University, is available on CBC CD-645.

Many of these and other instruments will be played when the Organ Historical Society holds its annual convention this year in Montréal, August 19–25, the first time an OHS convention has been held outside the United States!