1864 E. & G.G. Hook organ at Mechanic’s Hall, Worcester, MA
1864 E. & G.G. Hook organ at Mechanic’s Hall, Worcester, MA

American Sonatas? #0436

Whether they trained abroad, trained at home, or relocated to or from Europe, the composers of these diverse works ultimately share an American passport.

DUDLEY BUCK: Organ Sonata Number 2 in g, Opus 77 [1877] –David Chalmers (1864 E. & G.G. Hook/Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA) Gloria Dei Cantores 011

PAUL HINDEMITH: Organ Sonata Number 3 [1940] –Anton Heiller (1967 C.B. Fisk/Memorial Chapel, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Private Issue CD-1001

BERNARD WAYNE SANDERS: Sonate breve [1989] –Thierry Pécaut (1989 Jehmlich/Maria-Köbnigen Church, Tuttlingen, Germany) Ambitus CD-97901

LIBBY LARSEN: Sonata in One Movement on Kalenda Maya [1982] –Lynn Zeigler (1987 Brombaugh/Iowa State University, Ames, IA) Calcante CD-026

RENÉ L. BECKER: Organ Sonata Number 1 in g, Opus 40 –Everhard Zwart (1989 van den Heuvel/Église Saint-Eustache, Paris, France) JQZ CD-98007