1862 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Léglise Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France
1862 Cavaillé-Coll organ at Léglise Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France

Of the Eleventh Hour #0745

…musical reflections on the nature of war, in observance of the 1918 Armistice, and in tribute to battle veterans of every stripe.

HERBERT BREWER: Marche HéroïqueMalcolm Archer (1907 Walker/Bristol Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD915

LOUIS VIERNE: Final, from Organ Symphony Number 4 in g, Opus 32 –Pierre Cochereau (1868 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France) Solstice CD-029/30

RENÉ VIERNE: Offertoire sur un theme originalMarkus Eichenlaub (1873 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre-Dame-de-la-Croix, Paris, France) Organ CD ORG7212

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Salvum fac populum tuum, Opus 84 –London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, Christopher Larkin, conductor; Christopher Bowers-Broadbent (2006 MPOS-Rodgers combination organ/All Hallows, Gospel Oak, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66275

FRANZ SCHUBERT: Marche Militaire Number 3 in D –Noel Rawsthorne (1962 Harrison & Harrison/Coventry Cathedral, England, UK) EMI Classics CDC 47764 NOTE: This recording has been reissued on the Regis label and is available here: RRC-1241

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Lamentation in d, Opus 45, number 1 –Robert Delcamp (2003 Casavant Frères/Chapel of the Apostles, University of the South - School of Theology, Sewanee, TN) Naxos 8.557614

EUGÈNE GIGOUT: Piece Jubilaire [1918] –Olivier Vernet (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) Ligia Digital 0104096

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA: Liberty Bell March –Hans Uwe Hielscher (1982 Oberlinger/Market Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) IFO 00 074

MAX REGER: Trauerode, Opus 145, number 1 –Rosalinde Haas (1983 Albiez/Mutter vom Guten Rat, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 315 0357

MARCEL DUPRÉ; Heroic Poem –Columbia Brass and Percussion Ensemble, Maurice Peress, conductor; E. Power Biggs (1958 Möller/St. George Episcopal, New York, NY) Columbia M-31193


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