Widor Two, Too #0907
…a dramatic, romantic French organ symphony with some of its composer’s other thoughts regarding it included.
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Motet, Tantum ergo, Opus 18, number 1 –Westminster Cathedral Choir, London, James O’Donnell, conductor; Andrew Reid (1932 Henry Willis & Sons/Westminster Cathedral, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA66898
Filler –CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR movement 3, Andante (see above)
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Introduction & Rondo, Opus 72 –Sylvie Hue, clarinet; Roger Boutry, piano. REM CD-311209
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Motet, Quam delicta, Opus 23, number 1 –Ensemble Dodecamen, Christopher Hyde, conductor; Choeur Darius Milhaud, Camille Haedt-Goussu, conductor; Stephen Tharp (1844 Daublaine et Callinet choir organ); Daniel Roth (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris, France) JAV CD-158
Filler –CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR Symphony in g, Opus 42 (see above)
The 155 th birthday anniversary of Charles-Marie Widor is February 21st [1844-1937]. Professor John Near, of Principia College in Elsah, IL, is author of an important Widor biography and also editor of the complete Widor organ works.