1745 Stumm organ at the Pauluskirche, Kirchheimbolanden, Germany
1745 Stumm organ at the Pauluskirche, Kirchheimbolanden, Germany

A Mozart Organist’s Odyssey #0604

In celebration of the 250th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart [born 1/27/1756], we explore some of the music he wrote for the organ, and some that he didn’t.

W.A. MOZART: Fantasy Number 2 in f for Mechanical Organ, K. 608 –Olivier Latry (1745 Stumm/Pauluskirche, Kirchheimbolanden, Germany) BNL 112792

J.S. BACH & W.A. MOZART: Prelude, K.404a, #1 and Fugue, S. 853 in d –Jean-Paul Lecot (1990 Grenzing/Église Saint Vincent, Bagneres de Bigorre, France) Forlane CD-16667

W.A. MOZART: Overture in C, K. 399 –Ales Bárta (1990 Rieger-Kloss/Unicov Concert Hall, Prague, Czech Republic) Supraphon 82131

W.A. MOZART: Sonata in D, K. 381, 1st movement –Michel Chapuis, Chieko Miyazaki (1754 Riepp/Collegiate Church, Dole, France) Euromuses CD-2018

WILLIAM THOMAS BEST & W.A. MOZART: Prelude and Fugue in g, K. 401 –Thomas Murray (1929 Skinner/Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT) Pipedreams Archive recorded April 9 & 24, 1995

W.A. MOZART: Fantasy Number 1 in f for Mechanical Organ, K. 594 –Martin Haselböck (1758 Pirchner/Brixen Cathedral, Italy) Novalis CD 150 054

W.A. MOZART: Minuet, from Don Giovanni (c. 1800 Haydn Clock Organ/National Mechanical Instrument Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands) STP CD-002

W.A. MOZART: Aria, In te Domine speravi, K. 505b –Marina Ulewicz, soprano; Georgian Chamber Orchestra, Ingolstadt; Franz Hauk (Asam Church, Ingolstadt, Germany) Guild GMCD 7231

W.A. MOZART: Adagio & Fugue in c, K. 546 –Olivier Latry (1868 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France) Deutsche Grammophon 474 8162