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Reger: Chorale Fantasias For Organ / Wouter Van Den Broeck


Release Date: 03/09/2004 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 92081   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Max Reger
Performer:  Wouter van den Broek
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

German composer Max Reger (1873-1916) was a professional organist, and composed a great wealth of small scale and grand scale works for this instrument. His 6 Choral Phantasias are based on well known chorale melodies (Ein fest Burg ist unser Gott, Freu'dich sehr, Wie schòn leucht uns der Morgenster, Straf mich nicht in deinen Zorn, Alle Menschen mussen sterben, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme, Hallelujah Gott zu loben). Played on great romantic organs pefectly suited for these complex works, the organ of the Grote Kerk Breda and the Stevenkerk in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. The booklet contains information on the organs, and offers a description of the works. German composer Max Reger (1873-1916) was a professional organist, and composed a great wealth of small scale and grand scale works for this instrument. His 6 Choral Phantasias are based on well known chorale melodies (Ein fest Burg ist unser Gott, Freu'dich sehr, Wie schòn leucht uns der Morgenster, Straf mich nicht in deinen Zorn, Alle Menschen mussen sterben, Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme, Hallelujah Gott zu loben). Played on great romantic organs pefectly suited for these complex works, the organ of the Grote Kerk Breda and the Stevenkerk in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. The booklet contains information on the organs, and offers a description of the works. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Chorale Fantasia for Organ, Op. 27 "Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott" by Max Reger
Performer:  Wouter van den Broek (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Germany 
2.
Chorale Fantasia for Organ, Op. 30 "Freu' dich sehr, o meine Seele'" by Max Reger
Performer:  Wouter van den Broek (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Germany 
3.
Chorale Fantasias (2) for Organ, Op. 40 by Max Reger
Performer:  Wouter van den Broek (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Germany 
4.
Chorale Fantasias (3) for Organ, Op. 52 by Max Reger
Performer:  Wouter van den Broek (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Germany 

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