1981 Wolff at Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montreal
1981 Wolff at Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montreal

A Montreal Organ Festival #1726

…a salute to Canada Day and the upcoming combined conventions of the Royal Canadian College of Organists and the American Guild of Organists.

Hour 1

ANONYMOUS:  Magnificat in C, fr Livre d’Orgue de MontréalKenneth Gilbert (1981 Wolff/Redpath Hall, McGill University, Montreal) Analekta 3002

HEALEY WILLANPrelude & Fugue in cPatrick Wedd (1914-1995 Casavant/Church of St. John the Baptist, Montreal) Naxos 8.557375

RAYMOND DAVELUYFantasy & Fugue, fr Sonata No. 3Rachel Laurin (1960 Beckerath/St. Joseph Oratory, Montreal) CBC 1111

FRANÇOIS MORELPriereGerald Wheeler (1980 Wilhelm/Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal) Cathedral 130401

LOUIS VIERNELes Cloches de Hinckley, fr Pieces de Fantasie, Op. 55Hélene Dugal (1893-1951 Casavant/Notre Dame Basilica, Montreal) Sono-REM 11116

Hour 2

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI:  Canzona L’Altera –Suzanne Deserres, dulzian; Genevieve Soly (1993 Wilhelm/Eglise Madonna della Difesa, Montreal) Analekta 3013

C.P.E. BACHAdagio in dGIUSEPPE GHERARDESCHI: 4 Concert Verses ---Catherine Todorovski (1993 Wilhelm/Eglise Madonna della Difesa, Montreal) ATMA 2110

ROBERT SCHUMANNCanon  in A-flat, Op. 56, no 4 –Christian Lane (2002 Casavant/Eglise des Saints-AngesGardiens, Lachine) ATMA 2674

FRANÇOIS COUPERINOffertoire, fr Messe a l’usage des ParoissesYves-G. Préfontaine (1991 Guilbault-Thérien/Grand Séminaire, Montreal) Helios 110603

GASTON LITAIZELiturgical Prelude No. 12Antoine Bouchard (1927 Casavant+1985 Guilbault-Therien/Notre Dame Basilica, Quebec City) REM 311128

ARTHUR LETONDAL: Prelude & Toccata, fr Trois PiecesJacques Boucher (1893-1951 Casavant/Notre Dame Basilica, Montreal) Basilique Notre Dame 007

OLIVIER MESSIAENGod is simple, fr Trinity Meditations --David Palmer (1892-1950 Casavant/Marie-Reine-du-Mond Cathedral, Montreal) Ethereal 120

RACHEL LAURIN: Epilogue, Op. 50 –Rachel Laurin (1917-1988 Casavant/Church of St. Clement & St. Anne, Ottawa) Raven 943

The RCCO and AGO’s NE Region meet together in Montreal, Quebec on July 1-7, 2017.  Perhaps we’ll see you there?