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The Art Of Peter Hurford


Release Date: 08/09/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4756828   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachJohann Ludwig KrebsJohann PachelbelWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Peter HurfordWilliam BennettHenk RubinghWim Straesser,   ... 
Conductor:  Joshua Rifkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alban SingersAmsterdam Mozart PlayersMichael Laird Brass Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1708-1712; Arnstadt, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/2005 
Venue:  Chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge, UK 
Length: 14 Minutes 56 Secs. 
2. Fugue in G major, BWV 577 "Gigue" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  Our Lady Of Sorrows Church, Toronto, Can 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3. Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Date of Recording: 11/1977 
Venue:  Know Grammar School Chapel, Sydney, Aust 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4. Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 541 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1977 
Venue:  Know Grammar School Chapel, Sydney, Aust 
Length: 7 Minutes 4 Secs. 
5. Orgelbüchlein: In dulci jubilo, BWV 608 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alban Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
6. Trio for Organ in D minor, BWV 583 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Date of Recording: 09/1977 
Venue:  Our Lady Of Sorrows Church, Toronto 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7. Fantasia for Flute and Organ in C major by Johann Ludwig Krebs
Performer:  William Bennett (Flute), Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Gloucester Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
8. Fugue for Organ in D major by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1982 
Venue:  Know Grammar School Chapel, Sydney, Aust 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
9. Church Sonata for Organ and Strings no 13 in G major, K 274 (271d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ), Henk Rubingh (Violin), Wim Straesser (Cello),
Brian Pollard (Bassoon), Margaret Urquhart (Double Bass), Johan Kracht (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Mozart Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  Bethlehemkerk, Papendrecht, Netherlands 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
10. Fantasia for Oboe and Organ in F minor by Johann Ludwig Krebs
Performer:  Neil Black (Oboe), Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Gloucester Cathedral, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11. Vater unser im Himmelreich by Georg Böhm
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  Bethlehemkerk, Papendrecht, Netherlands 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
12. Sonata for Trumpet and Strings in D major, Z 850 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: ?1694; England 
Date of Recording: 11/1990 
Venue:  Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Peter Hurford. 
13. Concertos (6) for Organ, Op. 4: no 3 in G minor, HWV 291 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Conductor:  Joshua Rifkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
Date of Recording: 10/1985 
Venue:  Bethlehemkerk, Papendrecht, Netherlands 
Length: 9 Minutes 49 Secs. 
14. Prelude and Fugue for Organ on B-A-C-H, S 260 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855/1870; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 52 Secs. 
15. Chorale Preludes (11) for Organ, Op. 122: no 8, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1982 
Venue:  Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
16. Church Sonata for Organ and Strings no 17 in C major, K 336 (336d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Johan Kracht (Violin), Margaret Urquhart (Double Bass), Wim Straesser (Cello),
Brian Pollard (Bassoon), Peter Hurford (Organ), Henk Rubingh (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Amsterdam Mozart Players
Period: Classical 
Written: 1780; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1987 
Venue:  Bethlehemkerk, Papendrecht, Netherlands 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
17. Sonatas (6) for Organ, Op. 65: no 6 in D minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1984 
Venue:  Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 27 Secs. 
18. Solemn Melody by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; England 
Date of Recording: 08/1982 
Venue:  Opera House, Sydney, Australia 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
19. Chorales (3) for Organ: no 2 in B minor, M 39 by César Franck
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
Date of Recording: 09/1983 
Venue:  Saint-Sernin Basilica, Toulouse, France 
Length: 12 Minutes 48 Secs. 
20. Sonata for Organ no 2 by Paul Hindemith
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Switzerland 
Date of Recording: 10/1984 
Venue:  Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 11 Secs. 
21. Etude Symphonique for Organ, Op. 78 by Marco Enrico Bossi
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1974 
Venue:  St. Alban's Cathedral, St. Alban's, Engl 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
22. Pieces (10) for Organ: no 8, Scherzo in E major/G minor by Eugene Gigout
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 11/1974 
Venue:  St. Alban's Cathedral, St. Alban's, Engl 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
23. Symphony for Organ no 1 in D minor, Op. 14: 4th movement, Allegro vivace by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Peter Hurford (Organ)
Written: 1898-1899; France 
Date of Recording: 05/1987 
Venue:  Ratzeburg Cathedral, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
24. Concerti (6) for 2 Organs: no 1 in C major by Antonio Soler
Performer:  Thomas Trotter (Organ), Peter Hurford (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: after 1766; Spain 
Date of Recording: 07/1991 
Venue:  Salamanca Cathedral, Spain 
Length: 8 Minutes 36 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582: Passacaglia
Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582: Fugue
Fugue in G, BWV 577
Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731
Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 541: Prelude
Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 541: Fugue
Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599/644 - With chorales arranged by Walter Emery: In dulci jubilo, BWV 608
Trio in D minor, BWV 583
Four Fantasias for oboe and organ: Fantasia in C
Organ Fugue in D Major
Epistle Sonata in G major, KV 274
Four Fantasias for oboe and organ: Fantasia in F minor
Vater unser in himmelreich Chorale Setting
Sonata for Trumpet and Strings No.1 in D (overture to lost ode, 'Light of the World') - Arr. Peter Hurford: 1. Allegro
Sonata for Trumpet and Strings No.1 in D (overture to lost ode, 'Light of the World') - Arr. Peter Hurford: 2. Adagio
Sonata for Trumpet and Strings No.1 in D (overture to lost ode, 'Light of the World') - Arr. Peter Hurford: 3. Allegro
Concerto I: 1. Andante
Concerto I: 2. Minue
Organ Concerto No.3 in G minor, Op.4 No.3 HWV 291: 1. Adagio
Organ Concerto No.3 in G minor, Op.4 No.3 HWV 291: 2. Andante
Organ Concerto No.3 in G minor, Op.4 No.3 HWV 291: 3. Allegro
Organ Concerto No.3 in G minor, Op.4 No.3 HWV 291: 4. Adagio
Prelude and Fugue on the Name B-A-C-H, S.260
Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op.122: Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Epistle Sonata in C major, K. 336
Sonata No.6 in d minor, Op.65, No.6: Chorale - Andante sostenuto - Allegro molto
Sonata No.6 in d minor, Op.65, No.6: Fugue
Sonata No.6 in d minor, Op.65, No.6: Finale
Solemn Melody
Chorale No.2 in B minor
Organ Sonata No.2 (1937): 1. Lebhaft
Organ Sonata No.2 (1937): 2. Ruhig bewegt
Organ Sonata No.2 (1937): 3. Fuge
Étude symphonique, Op.78 (pub 1897) Organ
10 Pièces - Organ: Scherzo
Symphony No.1 in D minor, Op.14 for Organ: 6. Final

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