Episode 115 – April 15, 2018

In preparation for our concert broadcast from First Presbyterian in Kirkwood next Sunday, we listen to a recording of that organ and some other French Symphonic works.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Symphony no. 7 in A minor, op. 42 no. 3 – I. Moderato
Composer: Charles-Marie Widor
Organist: Jeremy David Tarrant
Album: Charles-Marie Widor Symphony no 7 in A minor – Raven OAR-146
Organ: 2013 III/76 Casavant, First Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood, Missouri, USA
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Title: Trois pièces – Cantilène
Composer: Gabriel Pierné
Organist: Ian Tracey
Album: Bombarde! French Organ Classics – Chandos CHAN 9716
Organ: 1923 V/181 Willis, Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool, England
Sheetmusic: PDF

Title: Offertoire pour la messe de minuit
Composer: César Franck
Organist: Joris Verdin
Album: César Franck Pièces posthumes – Arion ARN 68276
Organ: 1848 IV/55 Cavaillé-Coll, Cathedral de St Brieuc, Bretagne, France

Title: 8ème Sonata en la majeur, op. 91

  • I. Introduction et Allegro risoluto
  • II. Adagio con affetto
  • III. Scherzo (Vivace)
  • IV. Andante sostenuto
  • V. Intermède et Allegro con brio

  • Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
    Organist: Peter Eilander
    Album: Peter Eilander speelt Alexandre Guilmant Vol 4 – Clarion CL 22110
    Organ: 1890 IV/64 Cavaille-Coll, L’abbatiale Saint-Ouen, Rouen, France
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