Scandinavian Sojourn #2241
. . . another visit with the irrepressible James D. Hicks, who shares some of the Nordic music that has been his mission for the past dozen years.
GOTTFRED PEDERSEN: Prelude & Fugue on Kirken den er et gammelt hus, Op. 2. KRISTIAN BLAK: Settings of Folk Theme from Greenland. ANDERS BÖJESSON: Toccata, fr 3 Pieces (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Pro Organo 7287
Filler – ANDERSSEN (see above)
Filler – SIXTEN: Toccata & Fugue on B-A-C-H (see above)
All of our selections are drawn from several albums in the continuing Nordic Journey series (12 albums released, with more on the way), a monumental project of James D. Hicks issued by Pro Organo, with additional video features available via YouTube on the individual album web pages.
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