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Franck, Bossi, Vierne, Peeters & Nikulin: Organ Works / Baginskaya


Release Date: 04/07/2017 
Label:  Continuo Records   Catalog #: 109  
Composer:  Flor PeetersCésar FranckGleb NikulinLouis Vierne,   ... 
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The organ of St. Louis of the French in Rome is undoubtedly an exceptional instrument among the organs in Italy: it is indeed one of the few French romantic-symphonic organs in the country. The charming sound of this instrument has inspired the idea of recording organ compositions, romantic or more recent, which could help discover and appreciate its sumptuous sound. A project for the construction of a large organ, to be placed in the choir lift already built in 1745, was asked in 1840 to the firm Fratelli Serassi of Bergamo, the most distinguished Italian organ builders of the time, but the project was not accomplished. Instead, the organ had to be placed above the main entrance, in a balustraded floating gallery being held up by stucco Read more angels. For this release showcasing the instrument, organist Natalia Baginskaya has chosen works by Flor Peeters, Cesar Franck, Gleb Nikulin, Louis Verne, and Marco Enrico Bossi. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Toccata, Fugue and Hymn on "Ave Maris Stella", Op. 28 by Flor Peeters
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Belgium 
2.
Chorales (3) for Organ: no 1 in E major, M 38 by César Franck
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
3.
Chorales (3) for Organ: no 2 in B minor, M 39 by César Franck
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
4.
Hymnus for Organ, Op. 22 "Victimae paschali laudes" by Gleb Nikulin
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya (Organ)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Russia 
5.
Pičces de fantaisie - Suite no 2, Op. 53: 5th movement, Claire de lune by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; France 
6.
Pieces (5) for Organ, Op. 132: no 1, Leggenda by Marco Enrico Bossi
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
7.
Vlaasme rhapsodie for Organ, Op. 37 by Flor Peeters
Performer:  Natalia Baginskaya (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Belgium 

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