With Orchestra #2146
. . . whether with strings alone, or with chamber-sized or symphonic ensembles, nothing enhances the sound of a pipe organ better.
G. F. HANDEL: Organ Concerto in g, Op. 4, no. 1 –London Philharmonic/Sir Adrian Boult; E. Power Biggs (1749 Parker, built for Handel’s librettist Charles Jennens/Great Packington Church, England) CBS 45825
Filler - HANDEL (second movement, see above)
WALTER PISTON: Prelude & Allegro for Organ and Strings –Butler School Ensemble/Stefan Sanders; Mario Benavides (1981 Visser-Rowland/Bates Recital Hall, University of Texas, Austin, TX) PD Archive (r. 3/24/2010). A commercial release of this piece, featuring soloist David Shrader, is available from Cedille Records.
DAN LOCKLAIR: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra (2010) –Slovak National Symphony Orchestra/Michael Rohác; Peter Mikula (1984 Rieger-Kloss/Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava, Slovakia) Naxos 8.559860
Filler – RHEINBERGER (third movement, see above)
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