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These six discs from Raven present a wide-ranging choice of music performed by world-renown organists on some of America’s finest pipe organs from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Some instruments are well known, and others are gems that have never been previously recorded. You’ll surely want to add more than one of these to your collection!

 

Rheinberger Organ Sonatas Vol. 3: Sonatas 16, 17, 20

Rheinberger

Bruce Stevens plays 1913 Wirsching, Queen of All Saints, Brooklyn, NY; 1889 Odell, Corpus Christi, Baltimore, MD; 1860 Hook 3m, Congregational, Woburn, MA.

 

The Philadelphia Organbuilder

Philadelphia

Organists Wesley Parrott and Matthew Glandorf each present a complete CD in this set featuring 3 organs built by Patrick J. Murphy & Associates: St. Mary’s Cathedral Road, Philadelphia; Colts Neck (NJ) Reformed Church; St. Mark’s Lutheran, Pennsburg, PA.

 

French Éclat in the Roanoke Valley

French Eclat

Thomas Baugh plays Fisk Op. 124 (2004), Christ Episcopal, Roanoke, VA, performing works by Bach, de Grigny, Fauré, Balbastre, Gerre Hancock, Searle Wright, Richard Cummins, and Robert N. Roth.

 

Romantic to Modern: 100 Years of Organ Music from France and Germany (c. 1840–1940)

Raven OAR-958

Jack Mitchener surveys Romanticism in organ music, ca. 1840-1940. French and German composers are also represented by Robert Schumann, César Franck, with rarely heard works by Guy Ropartz. He plays the 75-rank Fisk organ in Finney Chapel at Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.

 

Pageant: A Pipe Organ Spectacular

OAR-940

Thomas Bara plays the III/48 Reuter (2003) at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria, LA, performing works by Widor, Howells, Mozart, Barber, Sowerby, Vierne, and Brewer.

 

Vision at Covenant

Raven OAR-738

Murray Forbes Somerville plays the III/59 Fisk Op. 134 (2009) at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, performing works by Bach, Liszt, Stanley, Tomkins, Darke, J. C. Hodgson, Tournemire, Messiaen, Haan, Cooman, and Owens.

 

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