Daniel Chorzempa

Biography

Born: December 7, 1944; Minneapolis, MN  
Organist Daniel Chorzempa studied at the University of Minnesota from 1955-1965, then at the Staatliche Musikhochschule in Cologne before returning to Minnesota to complete his Ph.D. in 1971. He began his career as a pianist, first in Hamburg and Cologne in 1969, then in Oxford and London in 1970 and 1971; however, it was his debut as an organist in London in 1969 that gained him critical acclaim.

Chorzempa's fluent, pianistic technique
Read more has allowed him to tackle some of the more virtuosic organ works, particularly those of Liszt and Reubke. It is also his background as a pianist that has led him to make a point of playing from memory, which is rare among organists, and at one time caused something of a sensation at his recitals. His recordings, in addition to the great nineteenth century virtuoso works, also encompass many of the traditional works by Bach. Since 1970, Chorzempa has been a member of the Studio für Elektronische Musik, Cologne, where he remains active as a composer of electronic music. Read less

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Biography

Born: December 7, 1944; Minneapolis, MN  
Organist Daniel Chorzempa studied at the University of Minnesota from 1955-1965, then at the Staatliche Musikhochschule in Cologne before returning to Minnesota to complete his Ph.D. in 1971. He began his career as a pianist, first in Hamburg and Cologne in 1969, then in Oxford and London in 1970 and 1971; however, it was his debut as an organist in London in 1969 that gained him critical acclaim.

Chorzempa's fluent, pianistic technique
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Handel: Organ Concerto No.5 in F, Op.4 No.5, HWV 293 - 1. Larghetto - 2. Allegro
Handel: Organ Concerto No.5 in F, Op.4 No.5, HWV 293 - 3. Alla siciliana
Handel: Organ Concerto No.5 in F, Op.4 No.5, HWV 293 - 4. Presto
Handel: Organ Concerto No.6 in B flat, Op.4 No.6, HWV 294 - 1. Andante - Allegro
Handel: Organ Concerto No.6 in B flat, Op.4 No.6, HWV 294 - 2. Larghetto
Handel: Organ Concerto No.6 in B flat, Op.4 No.6, HWV 294 - 3. Allegro moderato
Handel: Organ Concerto No.11 in G minor, Op.7 No.5 HWV 310 - 1. Allegro ma non troppo e staccato
Handel: Organ Concerto No.11 in G minor, Op.7 No.5 HWV 310 - 2. Adagio
Handel: Organ Concerto No.11 in G minor, Op.7 No.5 HWV 310 - 3. Andante larghetto e staccato
Handel: Organ Concerto No.11 in G minor, Op.7 No.5 HWV 310 - 4. Menuet
Handel: Organ Concerto No.8 in A, Op.7 No.2, HWV 307 - 1. Ouverture - 2. A Tempo Ordinario
Handel: Organ Concerto No.8 in A, Op.7 No.2, HWV 307 - 3. Organo ad libitum (Adagio)
Handel: Organ Concerto No.8 in A, Op.7 No.2, HWV 307 - 4. Allegro
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 1. Larghetto - Allegro
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 2. Adagio
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 3. Allegro
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 4. Larghetto
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 5. Allegro
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 1. Introitus: Requiem aeternam - Kyrie
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 2. Offertorium: Domine Jesu Christe
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 3. Sanctus
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 4. Pie Jesu
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 5. Agnus Dei
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 6. Libera me
Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 - 7. In paradisum
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 1. Larghetto - Allegro
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 2. Adagio
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 3. Allegro
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 4. Larghetto
Handel: Organ Concerto No.13 in F -"Cuckoo and the Nightingale" HWV 295 - 5. Allegro
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 "Organ Symphony" - 1a. Adagio - Allegro moderato -
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 "Organ Symphony" - 1b. Poco adagio
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 "Organ Symphony" - 2. Allegro moderato - Presto - Allegro moderato - Maestoso - Più allegro - Molto allegro
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 "Organ Symphony" - 2b. Maestoso - Più allegro - Molto allegro


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