Jeremy Thompson celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1995 Casavant Op. 3738 at First Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, Virginia, where he is Director of Music, with the release of a CD on the Raven label,
Masterworks for Organ.
The 59-rank Casavant includes five ranks from the organ built for the congregation by Adam Stein in 1902 and which have survived through a previous replacement instrument and its rebuilding.
Works include Bach: Fantasia super Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 651 and Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr, BWV 662; Franck: Prière; Howells: Psalm-Prelude No. 1; Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator, op. 4; and Reger: Introduktion und Passacaglia F-moll, op. 63, nos. 5, 6.
Raven OAR-169, $15.98 postpaid in the US from RavenCD.com 804/355-6386 and also from
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