1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium
1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium

Reach Out and Touch #1939

…a collection of terrifically tactile and telling tests of musical virtuosity and stamina.

Hour 1

JOHANN KUHNAUToccata in ADietrich Wagler (1719 Silbermann/Freiberg Cathedral, Germany) Querstand 0304

GIOVANNI TRABACIToccata No. 2 on the Eighth ToneFrancesco Cera (1570 Anonymous/Church of St. Anthony, Salandra, Italy) Brilliant Classics 94897

AUGUSTINUS KROPFREITERToccata FrancesePeter Hurford (1978 Rieger/Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany) Argo 417 159

HERMANN SCHROEDER:  Toccata in c, Op. 5 –Hans-André Stamm (1965 Klais/Altenberg Cathedral, Germany) Prezioso 800.012

THIJS KRAMER:  Toccata, fr Organ Symphony –Thijs Kramer, organ (1923 Adema/Basilica of St. Bavo, Haarlem, Netherlands) Koch-Schwann 3-1276

MASSIMO NOSETTI:  Toccata, Hommage a Flor PeetersDomenico Severin (2015 Donato/Cillasanta Cathedral, Monza, Italy) Syrius 141471

FRANCIS POTT: Toccata (1991)Christian Wilson (1995 Marcussen/Tonbridge School Chapel, Kent, England) Acis 67065

Filler – KUHNAU (see above)

Hour 2

PETER RACINE FRICKER:  Little Toccata, fr 5 Short Pieces, Op. 83 –Tom Winpenny (1889 Anneessens-2006 Nicholson/Bridlington Priory, England) Toccata Classics 0518

GUIDO DONATIToccataGuido Donati (1968 Tamburini/Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Turin, Italy) Tactus 940401

BEDRICH JANACEK:  Toccata in f# –Robert Bennesh (2005 Lively-Fulcher/Christ Church, New Haven, CT) Pipedreams Archive (r. 4/20/15)

GIROLAMO FRESCOBALDI:  Toccata per l’Elevatione (III).  FRANCESCO FEROCIToccata in DEdoardo Bellotti (18th c. Anonymous/Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY) Loft 1097

JOSEPH JONGENToccata, Op. 104Marsha Heather Long (1954 Aeolian-Skinner/Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY) Koch 7008

CARSON COOMANToccata-Rondo, Op. 1076 (2014)Erik Simmons (1987 Rosales/Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, OR) Divine Art 25177

PAUL de MALEINGREAU:  Toccata, Op. 73, no. 4 –Peter Van de Velde (1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium) Aeolus 10621

HEINRICH KAMINSKIToccata and Fugue in CRudolf Lutz (1888 Walcker/Stadtkirche, Winterthur, Switzerland) Christophorus 77115

Filler – JONGEN (see above)


If you enjoyed this program, you’ll surely take pleasure in these shows from the archive:

• Reach Out and Touch (I) – #0205

• Toccata! (I) – #0518

• Toccata! (II) – #0847

• Toccatas, Again! (I) – #1516

• Toccatas, Again! (II) – #1733