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Liszt: Fantasia & Fugue, Etc; Schumann / Bate


Release Date: 11/21/2006 
Label:  Resonance Catalog #: 3077   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz LisztRobert Schumann
Performer:  Jennifer Bate
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Dramatic organ masterworks played by Jennifer Bate, one of the most renowned organists on the international scene. Liszt was one of the first composers to write solo organ music, this had been negelected since the baroque period, when the solo organ works of Bach and his contemporaries were extremely popular. Jennifer Bate, described as the 'esteemed wizard of the organ' by The Times, is an extremely highly-regarded soloist, giving recitals and master classes all over the world. She has had many new works written for her. The album received great reviews on initial release, described as 'wonderful recordings' by Choir and Organ Magazine and 'Highly recommended' by Diapason. Dramatic organ masterworks played by Jennifer Bate, one of the most renowned organists on the international scene. Liszt was one of the first composers to write solo organ music, this had been negelected since the baroque period, when the solo organ works of Bach and his contemporaries were extremely popular. Jennifer Bate, described as the 'esteemed wizard of the organ' by The Times, is an extremely highly-regarded soloist, giving recitals and master classes all over the world. She has had many new works written for her. The album received great reviews on initial release, described as 'wonderful recordings' by Choir and Organ Magazine and 'Highly recommended' by Diapason. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasy and Fugue for Organ, S 259 "Ad nos, ad salutarem" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jennifer Bate (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 26 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London (1977 - 1978) 
2.
Prelude and Fugue for Organ on B-A-C-H, S 260 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jennifer Bate (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855/1870; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 12 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London (1977 - 1978) 
3.
Variations for Organ on "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen", S 673 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jennifer Bate (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Rome, Italy 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 17 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London (1977 - 1978) 
4.
Sketches (4) for Pedal Piano, Op. 58 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jennifer Bate (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 14 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jennifer Bate.
Royal Albert Hall, London (1977 - 1978) 

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