2014 Casavant/Maison Symphonique, Montreal, Canada
2014 Casavant/Maison Symphonique, Montreal, Canada

Organs and Orchestras #1910

…in any era, the blend of these very different sound-sources always fascinates.

Hour 1

G. F. HANDEL: Concerto in D, fr The Triumph of Time and TruthArs Lyrica Houston; Matthew Dirst (2010 Fritts/St. Philip Presbyterian Church, Houston, TX) Loft 1138

JOHN STANLEY: Organ Concerto in C, Op. 10, no. 6 –Langham Sinfonia/Noël Tredinnick; Gerard Brooks (1792 England-1978 Mander/St. James’s Clerckenwell, London, England) Priory 439

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR: Ouverture portugaise (1865)Melbourne University Orchestra/Richard Davis; Harold Fabrikant (1929 Hill, Norman & Beard-2001 Schantz/Town Hall, Melbourne, Australia) PD Archive (r. 4/26/18)

JOSEPH JONGEN: Alleuja, Op. 112Symphony in C/Rossen Milanov; Peter Richard Conte (Wanamaker organ/Macy’s Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Gothic 49293

SAMY MOUSSA: A Globe Itself Infolding (2014)Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Kent Nagano; Jean-Willy Kunz (2014 Casavant/Maison Symphonique, Montreal, Canada) Analekta 8779

Filler – HANDEL (see above)

Hour 2

ANTONIO VIVALDI: Concerto in d for Violin, Organ and Strings, RV 541J.C. Bach Akademie/Ingeborg Scheerer; Johannes Geffert (Klais chamber organ) Fermate 20002

ATSUTADA OTAKA: Fantasy for Organ and Orchestra (1999) –Sapporo Symphony/Tadaaki Otaka; Bryan Ashley (1997 Kern/Concert Hall, Sapporo, Japan) Chandos 9876

NAJI HAKIM: Concerto No. 1 for Organ and StringsVibrations Ensemble/Nicolas Simon; Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet (2001 Kuhn/Hofkirche, Lucerne, Switzerland) IFO 323

Filler – WIDOR (see above)