Though the several rare and even fine historic organs featured on this CD are worth the price of admission, former students and friends of the late Dr. Robert Anderson, renowned for decades as an organ teacher in Dallas at Southern Methodist University, will delight in hearing the very first recording of Anderson's composition, Theme and Variations, created in 1958 and dedicated to Anderson's teacher, Robert Baker.
Other rarely recorded (perhaps for the first time here, recorded on CD) are works by mid-20th-century Americans Everett Titcomb and Powell Weaver, who summered in the Keweenaw and composed the Copper Country Sketches for publication in 1948. The charming Fantaisie sur un thème norvégien by JeanRead more Langlais is another rarely recorded inclusion on this CD, so appropriate for the 1916 Casavant upon which it is played. Read less
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