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Historic Organs Of San Francisco


Release Date: 09/26/1995 
Label:  Raven Recordings   Catalog #: 88   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Théodore Césare SaloméCharles Hubert ParryPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyRichard Irven Purvis,   ... 
Performer:  Timothy SmithJ Michael GrantThomas HazletonJames Welch,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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This CD features live recordings of twenty organs from the San Francisco area and was released under the auspices of the Organ Historical Society. This CD features live recordings of twenty organs from the San Francisco area and was released under the auspices of the Organ Historical Society. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Grand Choeur for Organ in C major, Op. 68 no 4 by Théodore Césare Salomé
Performer:  Timothy Smith (Organ), J Michael Grant (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  St. Boniface Church, San Francisco, CA 
2. O Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum) by Charles Hubert Parry
Performer:  J Michael Grant (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: United Kingdom 
Venue:  St. Boniface Church, San Francisco, CA 
3. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Thomas Hazleton (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Venue:  Trinity Episcopal, San Francisco, CA 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1871).
Composition revised: Russia (1888). 
4. Chartres "Noël varié" by Richard Irven Purvis
Performer:  James Welch (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Venue:  Notre Dame Church, San Francisco, CA 
5. Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier, BWV 731 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Kenneth Matthews (Organ)
Venue:  1st Church, San Francisco, California 
6. Canzona on "Jesu, wir sind hier" by Richard Irven Purvis
Performer:  Kenneth Matthews (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  1st Church, San Francisco, California 
7. Cortège et litanie, Op. 19 by Marcel Dupré
Performer:  John Fenstermaker (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; France 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
8. Voluntary for Keyboard by John Beckwith
Performer:  Randall Jay McCarty (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1780; England 
Venue:  Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA 
9. Fountain Reverie by Percy Fletcher
Performer:  James Carmichael (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Sonoma, CA 
10. In a Thousand Sweet Manners by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lois Regestein (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Scotts Valley, California 
11. Melothesia: Voluntary no 7 in D minor "For a Double Organ" by Matthew Locke
Performer:  Lois Regestein (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1673; England 
Venue:  Scotts Valley, California 
12. Melody for Organ by Caleb Simper
Performer:  Jane Edge (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  7th Day Adventist Church, San Francisco 
13. Hommage à Frescobaldi: no 7, Theme and Variations by Jean Langlais
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; France 
Venue:  Sacred Heart R.C. Church, San Francisco 
14. Deo Gratias by Richard Keys Biggs
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Sacred Heart R.C. Church, San Francisco 
15. Sonata for Organ no 8 in E minor, Op. 132: Introduction and Passacaglia by Joseph Rheinberger
Performer:  Bruce Stevens (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Germany 
Venue:  Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Francicso, CA 
16. Chorale Preludes (11) for Organ, Op. 122: no 10, Herzlich tut mich verlangen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  David Rothe (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Venue:  1st Presbyterian Church, Marysville, CA 
17. Prelude on Henley by Seth Bingham
Performer:  George Bozeman (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Holy Cross R.C. Chruch, Santa Cruz, CA 
18. We would see Jesus by Traditional
Performer:  George Bozeman (Organ)
Venue:  Holy Cross R.C. Church, Santa Cruz, CA 
19. Work, for the night is coming by Traditional
Performer:  George Bozeman (Organ)
Venue:  Holy Cross R.C. Church, Santa Cruz, CA 
20. Fantasia and Fugue for Organ in D minor, Op. 19 by Henry Morton Dunham
Performer:  George Bozeman (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Holy Cross R.C. Church, Santa Cruz, CA 
21. Pageant by Leo Sowerby
Performer:  John Balka (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 
22. Preludes (3) for Organ: no 2 in A minor after J.S. Bach by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Edward Murray (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910 
Venue:  St. Dominic's Church, San Francisco, CA 
23. Sortie, Op. 3 by Charles Tournemire
Performer:  Timothy J Tikker (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Venue:  Holy Cross Church, San Francisco, CA 
24. Piece for Flute by William Hine
Performer:  Marilyn Stulken (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  San Francisco, California 
25. Wedding Marches (4) for Organ: no 1 by Ernest Bloch
Performer:  Rodney Gehrke (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Venue:  Temple Sherith Israel, San Francisco, CA 
26. Preludes (2) for Organ, Op. 19: Larghetto by John Knowles Paine
Performer:  Robert F. Bates (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Memorial Church, Stanford University, CA 
27. Come down, o love divine by Traditional
Performer:  Robert F. Bates (Organ)
Venue:  Memorial Church, Stanford University, CA 
28. Pastorale for Organ by Louis J.A. Lefébure-Wely
Performer:  Marilyn Stulken (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  San Francisco, California 
29. Pièces nouvelles (12) for Organ: In Paradisum by Théodore Dubois
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  Sacred Heart R.C. Church, San Francisco 
30. Etudes (6) for Organ: Octaves by Jeanne Demessieux
Performer:  Robert F. Bates (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1946; France 
Venue:  Memorial Church, Stanford University, CA 
31. Coronation March "Crown Imperial" by Sir William Walton
Performer:  Thomas Hazleton (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
Venue:  Trinity Episcopal, San Francisco, CA 

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