Episode 155 – January 20, 2019

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We continue our month of G-themed shows today with an hour of music by Felix-Alexandre Guimant.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Cantabilé, op. 41 no. 4
Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
Organist: Charles Callahan
Album: Cathedral Echoes – Pro Organo CD 7232
Organ: 1949 IV/121 Kilgen/Wicks, St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Sheetmusic: PDF

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
    Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic

    Title: Choral et Fugue from Sonata no. 5
    Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
    Organist: Christopher Herrick
    Album: Organ Fireworks – XI – Hyperion CDA67577
    Organ: 1992 IV/82 CB Fisk, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
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    Title: Paraphrase on See the conqu’ring hero comes
    Composer: Felix-Alexandre Guilmant
    Organist: Massimo Gabba
    Album: Handel – Romantic Organ Transcriptions – Brilliant Classics 94709
    Organ: 2010 III/60 Mascioni, Church of St. John the Evangelist, Alessandria, Italy
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