1877 Willis at Salisbury Cathedral, England
1877 Willis at Salisbury Cathedral, England

Toccatas, Again #1516

…the original ‘touch piece’ has manifested itself in many different ways, dependent on time and place.

Hour 1

JULES GRISONToccata in FJane Parker-Smith (1877 Willis/Salisbury Cathedral, England) EMI 73512

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDIToccata Sesta, fr Book II (1627)Sergio Vartolo (1596 Malamini/San Petronio Basilica, Bologna, Italy) Tactus 58060706

J. S. BACHToccata in d (Dorian), BWV 538André Isoir (1982 Grenzing/St. Cyprien Church, Perigore, France) Calliope 9718

AUGUSTIN BARIÉToccata, fr Trois PiecesAndré Marchal (1950 Holtkampt/Crouse College, Syracuse University, NY) Westminster 14130

JOHANN JACOB FROBERGERToccata da sonarsi alla LevationeDavitt Moroney (1654 Dallam/Parish Church, Lanvellec, France) Tempérements 76

FRANCIS JACKSONToccata, Chorale & FugueColm Cary (2002 Letourneau/Chapel of St. Peter in Chains, Tower of London, England) London Interdependent Records 004

Hour 2

BERNARDO PASQUINIToccata SeptimaLuigi Ferdinando Tagliavini (1797 Agati/San Michele Arcangelo, Vignole-Quarrata, Italy) Fone 9OF33

MICHELANGELO ROSSIToccata QuartaHans Davidsson (18th c. Italian organ/Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY) Loft 1077

GEORG MUFFATToccata SextaMartin Neu (2005 Metzler/St. Francis Church, Stuttgart-Obertürkheim, Germany) Audite 92.548

BACHToccata in D, BWV 912 --Christian von Blohn (1750 Stumm/Evangelical Church, Trarbach, Germany) IFO 419

DOMENICO ZIPOLIToccata all’elevazioneFrancesco di Lernia (1792 Callido/Corpus Christi Church, Valvasone, Italy) Tactus 550004 

HUBERT PARRYToccata & Fugue (The Wanderer)Colin Lynch (1926 Skinner/Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, OH) Raven 939

If you’ve enjoyed the lively music in this program, we recommend these additional broadcasts from the archive, dedicated to the same genre but with many different selections:

Program #0518Toccata! (1)
Program #0847Toccata! (2)