1709 Andreas Silbermann at St. Etienne Abbey, Marmoutier, Alsace
1709 Andreas Silbermann at St. Etienne Abbey, Marmoutier, Alsace

Alsacian Adventure #2001

…we preview some instruments to be visited during the upcoming Spring Pipedreams Tour (May 23-June 7, 2020).

Hour 1

J. S. BACH:  Prelude in E-flat, BWV 552 –Ute Gremme-Geuchen (1741 Johann-Andrea Silbermann/St. Thomas Church, Strasbourg) Aeolis 10861

BACH:  Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, BWV 665 –Ewald Kooiman (1778 J-A Silbermann/Protestant Temple, Bouxwiller) Aeolus 10851

BACH:  2 Chorale-preludes (Nun freut euch, BWV 734; An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653b) –Helmut Walcha (1780 J-A Silbermann/St. Pierre-le-Jeune, Strasbourg) Archiv 419904

THEODORE PARMENTIER:  Andantino.  THEOPHILE STERN:  Fantasie in d –Yannick Merlin (2003 Koenig/St. Pierre-le-Jeune, Strasbourg) Ktesiobios 043

BACH:  Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, BWV deest & Emans 129 –Gerhard Gnann (1745 J-A Silbermann/Protestant Temple, Wasselonne) Aeolus 10931

BACH:  Fugue in c, BWV 575 –Gerhard Gnann (1750 J-A Silbermann/St. Maurice, Soultz-Haut-Rhin) Aeolus 10911

JULES MASSENET:  Sunday Evening, fr Scenes Alsaciennes –Béatrice Piertot & Yannick Merlin (1833 Callinet/St. Jean-Baptiste, Mollau) Sonare Resonare 1111026

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Hour 2

SIGFRID KARG-ELERT:  Nun danket alle Gott, Op. 65, no. 59.  GUNTER RAMIN:  Canzona  –Joachim Dorfmüller (1780 J-A Silbermann/St. Pierre-le-Jeune, Strasbourg) MG&D 3330

FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (trans. Bach):  Aria, BWV 587 –Ann Elise Smoot (1732 Andreas Silbermann/St. Maurice Abbey, Ebersmunster) JAV 192

JACQUES BOYVIN:  Suite on the 3rd Ton (Prélude-Fugue-Desus de cornet- Grand Dialogue) –Kola Owolabi (1732 Andreas Silbermann/St. Maurice Abbey, Ebersmunster) Raven 997

FELIX MENDELSSOHN:  Fugue, fr Sonata No. 6 –Albert Schweitzer (1931 Haerpfer/Protestant Church, Gunsbach) Archipel 0224

CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR:  Classique d’aujourd’hui, fr Op. 87 –Frédéric Ledroit (1864 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Etienne, Mulhouse) Skarbo 1102

CHARLES KIENZL:  Pastorale.  MARTIN VOGT:  Sonata –Béatrice Piertot & Yannick Merlin (1833 Callinet/St. Jean-Baptiste Church, Mollau) Sonare Resonare 1111026

MARIE-JOSEPH ERB:  Sonata (1927) –Yannick Merlin (2003 Koenig/St. Pierre-le-Jeune Church, Strasbourg) Ktesiobios 043

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The pipe organ traditions of the Alsace-Lorraine region have been enriched by the area’s blended Franco-Gernanic culture. Be part of the party when we visit these and many other instruments during the next PIPEDREAMS Group Tour of Alsace-Lorraine (May 23-June 7, 2020). Register now!