Felix Mendelssohn
Felix Mendelssohn

Archive of More of Mendelssohn #0430

Although not as popular among organists as the familiar Sonatas of Opus 65 and the Preludes & Fugues of Opus 37, this week’s broadcast is a collection of repertoire from off the beaten path.

1935 Aeolian-Skinner organ at Saint Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University,...
1938 Aeolian-Skinner organ at Saint Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University, New York, New York
 

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in e [1839]; Variations on Herzlich tut mich, fragment; Chorale Number 3 in D [1844?] –Rudolf Innig (1910 Klais/St. Stephanus Church, Beckum, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 317 0487

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Allegro, Chorale & Fugue in d/D [1844] –Thomas Murray (1938 Aeolian-Skinner/St. Paul Chapel, Columbia University, New York, NY) Pipedreams PD 1001

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Fairies March, from A Midsummer Night’s Dream –Michael Stairs (1930 Aeolian/Longwood Gardens, Dupont Estate, Kennett Square, PA) DTR CD-8901

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arranged by Peter Richard Conte): Ruy Blas Overture, Opus 95 –Peter Richard Conte (1930 Aeolian/Longwood Gardens, Dupont Estate, Kennett Square, PA) DTR CD-9303

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arranged by Christoph Bossert): Preludes & Fugues, Opus 35 [exceptional organ transcriptions of works originally created for piano solo] –Christoph Bossert (1850 Schönach/Kirche Sankt Peter und Paul, Kastelruth [Castelrotto], Italy) Saphir CD-830.860

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Motet, Veni Domine, Opus 39, number 1 –Terville Vocal Ensemble, Gabriel Baltes, conductor; Carlo Hommel (1969 Kern/Église Saint Maximin de Thionville, France) K617 K.617018

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Chorale Variations, Wie gross ist des Allmächt’gen Güte –Peter Planyavsky (1985 Pirchner/St. Augustin Church, Perchtoldsdorf, Austria) Motette CD MOT 11271

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in e, Opus 35, number 1 –Christoph Bossert (1850 Schönach/Kirche Sankt Peter und Paul, Kastelruth [Castelrotto], Italy) Saphir CD-830.860