E. Power Biggs
E. Power Biggs

E. Power to the People II #0614

A continuing centennial tribute to one of the most influential and effective advocates for the pipe organ, the late, great Edward George Power Biggs March 29, 1906—March 10, 1977.

J.S. BACH: Prelude in a, S. 543 (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Sony Classical SBK 46551

GIOVANNI GABRIELI: Intonazioni decimo tono. GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI: Canzon prima in GIOVANNI GABRIELI: Intonazioni duodecimo tono; Canzon per sonare Number 4 –Daniel Pinkham, harpsichord; Boston Brass Ensemble (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Sony Classical MHK 62353

PADRE ANTONIO SOLER: Andantino, from Double Concerto Number 3 in G –Daniel Pinkham (1780 Hess chamber organ); E. Power Biggs (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Columbia MS-6208/7174

PAUL HINDEMITH: Ruhig bewegt, from Organ Sonata Number 2 [1937] (1958 Flentrop/Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Columbia MS-6234

PAUL HINDEMITH: Fugue, from Concerto for Organ and Chamber Orchestra, Opus 46, number –2 Columbia Chamber Orchestra, Richard Burgin, conductor (1950 Aeolian-Skinner/Symphony Hall, Boston, MA) Columbia ML-5199

JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Con moto, 3rd movement, from Concerto Number 1 in F, Opus 137 –Columbia Chamber Orchestra, Maurice Peress, conductor (1958 Möller/St. George Episcopal, New York, NY) Columbia M-32297

CÉSAR FRANCK: Piece héroïque (1958 Möller/St. George Episcopal, New York, NY) Sony Classical SK 60287

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Lord, save thy people –Columbia Brass & Percussion Ensemble, Maurice Peress, conductor (1958 Möller/St. George Episcopal, New York, NY) Columbia M-31193

AARON COPLAND: Scherzo, from Symphony for Organ and Orchestra (1962 Aeolian-Skinner/Philharmonic Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY); New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Sony Classical SMK 63155

DAVID MORITZ MICHAEL: Movements from The Instrumental Suites: Moderato; Waldhorn; Presto; Chorale (1804 Tannenberg/York Historical Society, York, PA) Columbia MS-6161

EDWARD MacDOWELL: A.D. 1620, from Sea Pieces, Opus 55, number 3. SCOTT JOPLIN: Marching Onward, from Treemonisha (1863 E.F. Walcker; 1947 Aeolian-Skinner/Methuen Music Hall, Methuen, MA) Columbia M-34129