César Franck
César Franck
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Franck, Intense #2246

. . . continuing our bicentennial celebration, powerful and persuasive pages from beyond the standard repertoire of César Franck.

Hour One

CÉSAR FRANCK: 5 Verses (Kyrie 1-Kyrie 2-Christe-Kyrie 3-Sortie), fr Messe de Noël (1858) –Lyon Regional Conservatory Choir/Bernard Tétu; Diego Innocenzi (1880 Cavaillé-Coll/St. Francois-de-Sales, Lyon, France) Aeolus 10033

FRANCK (trans. Robilliard):  Symphonic Interlude, fr RedemptionLouis Robilliard (1879 Cavaillé-Coll/St. François-de-Sales, Lyon, France) Festivo 125

FRANCKOffertoire in f# –Elke Völker (1857 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame Basilica, Bonsecours, France) Aeolus 10341

FRANCK (trans. Stamm):  Larghetto, fr String Quartet in DHans-André Stamm (1980 Klais/Altenberg Cathedral, Germany) Prezioso 800.015

FRANCKPsalm 150 –Ensemble Basilica/Marc Korovitch; Oliver Penun (1859 Cavaillé-Coll/Basilica of St. Clothilde, Paris, France) Bayard Musique 308.472

Filler –  FRANCK: Redemption (see above)

Hour Two

FRANCKLa processionAmy Perimmer, soprano; Thomas Kientz (1864 Cavaillé-Coll/Rayaumont Abbey, France) MSR 1638

FRANCK (trans. Hampton):  Lento-Allegro ma non troppo (i.), fr Symphony in dCalvin Hampton (1936 Aeolian-Skinner/Calvary Church, New York City, NY) MHS 3570

FRANCK (trans. Hampton):  Allegretto (ii.), fr Symphony in dThomas Murray (2004 Schoenstein/St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Houston, TX) Delos 3525

FRANCK (trans. Johnson):  Allegro non troppo (iii.), fr Symphony in dSimon Johnson (1872 Willis-1977 Mander/St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, England) Hyperion 68046

Filler – FRANCK: Psalm 150 (see above)

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