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Organ Fireworks Vol 4 / Christopher Herrick


Release Date: 11/23/1993 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66605   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  David JohnsonEdwin LemareDudley BuckFelix Alexandre Guilmant,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher Herrick
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'Hyperion's organ recordings are in a class of their own, and this wonderfully mixed bag of goodies ... represents unparalleled value for money. I doubt whether any of these pieces has ever been played better' (Gramophone) 'Herrick's performances need no recommendation to those already acquainted with his dazzling skills' (The Good CD Guide) 'Hyperion's organ recordings are in a class of their own, and this wonderfully mixed bag of goodies ... represents unparalleled value for money. I doubt whether any of these pieces has ever been played better' (Gramophone) 'Herrick's performances need no recommendation to those already acquainted with his dazzling skills' (The Good CD Guide) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Trumpet Tune in A major by David Johnson
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
2.
Toccata di Concerto for Organ, Op. 59 by Edwin Lemare
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1909 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
3.
Variations for Organ on The Star-Spangled Banner, Op. 23 by Dudley Buck
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
4.
Paraphrase for Organ on a chorus from Handel's "Judas Maccabaeus", Op. 90 no 16 by Felix Alexandre Guilmant
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
5.
Short Pieces (5) for Organ: no 5, Paean by Percy Whitlock
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; England 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
6.
Variations for Organ on a theme of Herbert Howells, Op. 87 by Derek Bourgeois
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
7.
Pièces (24) en style libre, Op. 31: no 11, Divertissement by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1913; France 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
8.
Grand Offertoire for Organ in D major by Edouard Batiste
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
9.
Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk district, Op. 29: Passacaglia by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930-1932; USSR 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
10.
Pieces (12) for Organ, Op. 7: no 2, Etude de concert by Joseph Bonnet
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
11.
Symphony for Organ no 6 in G minor, Op. 42 no 2: 1st movement, Allegro by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; France 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 
12.
Sortie for Organ in E flat major by Louis J.A. Lefébure-Wely
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  St Bartholomew's Church, New York City 

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