1862 Cavaille-Coll at St. Sulpice, Paris
1862 Cavaille-Coll at St. Sulpice, Paris

Out of Their Minds #1739

…following a centuries-old tradition, these organists have created new music in the moment through artful improvisation.

Hour 1

PIERRE COCHEREAU: Easter Entry (r. 4/22/1973); Scherzo Symphonique (r. 2/10/1974) –Pierre Cochereau (Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France) Solstice 84/96

THIERRY ESCAICH: Improvised Prelude & Fugue on an Old Austrian Tune –Thierry Escaich (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Pro Organo 7250

VINCENT DUBOIS: Free Improvisation –Vincent Dubois (1862 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Sulpice, Paris) JAV 166

OLIVIER LATRY: Improvisation on Two Themes (Kremser-We gather together & Lobe den Herren) –Olivier Latry (1978 Casavant/Dordt College, Sioux Center, IA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 11/17/16)

Hour 2

THIERRY ESCAICH: Improvisation on New York, New YorkThierry Escaich (1933 Kilgen/Our Lady of Refuge Church, Brookly, NY) JAV 2016

GERRE HANCOCK: Improvised Versets on Vexilla Regis –St. Thomas Church Men; Gerre Hancock (Aeolian-Skinner/St. Thomas Church, New York, NY) Pipedreams Archive (r. 4/5/1987)

PIERRE COCHEREAU: Prelude, Chorale & Variations on Marche des Rois --Pierre Cochereau (Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris) Solstice 152