cesar franck on organ
cesar franck on organ

Speaking Franckly #2245

. . . a bicentennial tribute to the man who reshaped French organ music, César Franck (1822-1890).

Hour One

CÉSAR FRANCKAndantino in gRoberto Antonello (1999 Zanin/Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Salgareda, Italy) Fagott 39064

FRANCKPiece pour Grand Orgue in A (1854) –Elke Volker (1857 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilica of Notre Dame, Bonsecours, France) Aeolus 10341

FRANCKFantasie in A (1878) –Alexander Schreiner (1948 Aeolian-Skinner/Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, UT) Columbia MS-6101

FRANCKAve Maria (FWV 62) –Katia Velletaz, soprano; Stephan MacLeod, bass; Amandine Lecras, cello; Diego Innocenzi (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/St. François de Sales, Lyon, France) Aeolus 10013

FRANCK: Piece heroiqueDavid Enlow (1932 Aeolian-Skinner/Church of St. Mary the Virgin, New York, NY) Pro Organo 7247

Filler – Piece pour Grand Orgue in A (see above)

Hour Two

FRANCK: Sortie in A, fr L’OrganisteHans-Eberhard Ross (1998 Goll/St. Martin’s Church, Memingen, Germany) Audite 21.413

FRANCKCantabileCharles Tournemire (1859 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilica of St. Clothilde, Paris, France) Arbiter 156

FRANCKChoral No. 2 in bThomas Murray (1877 Johnson/St. Mary of the Sacred Heart, Boston, MA) Nonesuch 71310

FRANCK: PriereJeanne Demessieux (1845 Cavaillé-Coll/Church of the Madeleine, Paris, France) Festivo 696.1552

FRANCKGloria, fr Mass for Three Voices, Op. 12 –Fabrice Pierre, harp; Lyon Regional Conservatory Choir/Bernard Tétu; Diego Innocenzi (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Francois-de-Sales, Lyon, France) Aeolus 10033

Filler – Piece heroique (see above)

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