1982 Oberlinger organ at Marktkirche [Market Church], Wiesbaden, Germany
1982 Oberlinger organ at Marktkirche [Market Church], Wiesbaden, Germany

Sebastian and Max #1111

…celebrate the birthdays of the two greatest German exponents of the pipe organ, only two days apart: Johann Sebastian Bach (March 21) and Max Reger (March 19).

Hour 1

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 545 –Gottfried Preller (1703 Wender/J.S. Bach Church, Arnstadt, Germany) Bach-Kirche 2000

MAX REGER: Introduction & Passacaglia in f, Opus 63, numbers 5 & 6 –Iver Kleive (1977 Marcussen/Haderslev Cathedral, Denmark) Kirkelig Kulturverksted FXCD126

J.S. BACH: 3 Orgelbüchlein Chorale-preludes, Ach wie nichtig, BWV 644; All Menschen müssen sterben, BWV 643; Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein, BWV 641 –Gerhard Weinberger (1720 Seeber/St. Johannes Church, Haina, Germany) cpo 999 653

MAX REGER: Prelude & Fugue in b, Opus 129, numbers 8 & 9 –Hans Uwe Hielscher (1982 Oberlinger/Market Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) OrganoPhon 90109

J.S. BACH: Prelude & Fugue in b, BWV 544 –Wolfgang Rübsam (1969 Metzler/St. Nikolaus Church, Frauenfeld, Switzerland) Philips 438 170

Filler –MAX REGER: Fugue in b (see above)

Hour 2

MAX REGER: Album Leaf –Michele Gingras, clarinet; Randy Runyan (1968 Schantz/Immanuel Presbyterian, Cincinnati, OH) R&R CD-001

J.S. BACH: Gamba Sonata in G, BWV 1027 –Bruno Cocset, gamba; Richard Myron, bass; Bertrand Cuiller (2000 Jean-Francois Mingot chamber organ) Alpha 139

MAX REGER: Chorale-prelude, Sellenbräutigam, Opus 67, number 37 –Rosalinde Haas (1983 Albiez/Mutter vom Guten Rat, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 315 0356

MAX REGER: Komm, süsser TodJosef Still (1974 Klais/Trierer Dom [St. Peter], Germany) Naxos 8.570454

J.S. BACH (arranged by Leopold Stokowski and transcribed by Virgil Fox): Komm, süsser Tod, BWV 478 –Peter Richard Conte (1911 Wanamaker/Grand Court, Macy’s Center City, Philadelphia, PA) Gothic G49240

J.S. BACH: Rudorff Chorale Preludes, Herr Jesu Christ, wahr Mensch und Gott; Es spricht der Unweisen Mund; Der Tag, der ist so freudenreichBernhard Leonardy (1710 Andreas Silbermann/Abbey Church of Saint Etienne, Marmoutier, France) Organ CD ORG7216

MAX REGER: Variations & Fugue on Heil, unserm KönigJosef Still (1974 Klais/Trierer Dom [St. Peter], Germany) Naxos 8.570454

Filler –J.S. BACH: Fugue in C (see above)