New Music for a New Organ (Raven)

April 7, 2021
New Music for a New Organ
New Music for a New Organ

Raven announces a new CD: New Music for a New Organ (OAR-167, $15.98 postpaid) featuring Rebecca Davy and JanEl Will, organists, assisted by Suzanne Daniel, bassoonist, performing newly composed music on the 2019 Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, Ltd., Opus 96 of 46 ranks at Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Music on the CD includes works commissioned for the dedication of the organ: Holy Seasons: Four Tone Poems for Organ by Dan Locklair and Concerto per organo by Carson Cooman. Other works on the CD are by Craig Phillips, Gwyneth Walker, and Aaron David Miller.

The 12-page booklet contains notes on the music and extensive notes on the organ and organ history of the church written by John Panning of the Dobson firm. (See also the January 2020 issue of The Diapason, pages 1, 20–21).

For information: ravencd.com.

 

Other recent recording releases:

Gillian Weir CD collection

Mark Steinbach CD

King's College documentary