2008 Schuke at Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany
2008 Schuke at Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany

What's New, Two? #1629

…a further selective summary of some intriguing and unusual albums of organ music issued on CD.

Hour 1

G. F. HANDEL (arr. De Lange): Organ Concerto in B-flat, Op. 4, no. 2 –Rudolf Innig (1899 Furtwängler & Hammer/St. Nicolai Church, Lüneburg, Germany) MDG 317 1929-2

ANDREA GABRIELI: Canzona francese detta ‘Je n’en’ dirai mot’. ANONYMOUS: Uppon la mi re. PIERRE ATTAINGNANT: 2 Dances –Francesco Cera (1772 Anonymous/Franciscan Convent, Lustra Cilento, Italy) Brilliant Classics 95240

ARTHUR SULLIVAN (arr. Conte): The Lost ChordPeter Richard Conte (Wanamaker Organ/Macy’s Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Raven 976

FRANÇOIS MOREL: Priere. TÄLIVALDIS KENINS: Toccata –William O’Meara (1963 Hill, Norman & Beard/St. George’s Cathedral, Kingston, Ontario, Canada) O’Meara 2015

PHILIP MOORE: Pastorale (premiere). AD WAMMES: Ride in a High-Speed TrainJonathan Ryan (1912 Stahlhuth-2002 Jann/St Martin’s Church, Dudelange, Luxembourg) Acis 34530

Hour 2

PAUL DUKAS (arr. Heindl): La Péri (symphonic ballet) –Sebastian Heindl (2008 Schuke/Magdeburg Cathedral, Germany) Rondeau 6115

JOHN WORGAN: Organ Piece No. 8 in G –Timothy Roberts (1704 Harris/St. Botolph without Aldgate, London, United Kingdom) Toccata Classics 0332

EDWIN H. LEMARE (arr.): Irish Air from County DerryMichael McGhee (1925 Aeolian/Wesleyan College, Macon, GA) ACA Digital 20126

HARALD GENZMER: Sonata for Trumpet and OrganAmy Schendel, trumpet; Gregory Hand (1977 Phelps/1st Presbyterian Church, Iowa City, IA) MSR 1536

DAN LOCKLAIR: Agnus Dei, fr Requiem –St. Paul’s Choir; Winston-Salem Symphony/John Cummins, director; Matthew Brown (1928 Skinner/St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Winston-Salem, NC) SPEC 2015