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Organ Fireworks Vol 5 / Christopher Herrick


Release Date: 05/17/1994 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 66676   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jehan-Ariste AlainJean SibeliusBjarne SlogedalHenri Mulet,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher Herrick
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Litanies for Organ, AWV 100/Op. 79 by Jehan-Ariste Alain
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
2. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 9 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Herbert A. Fricker
Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
3. Variations on a Norwegian Folk Tune by Bjarne Slogedal
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Norway 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 7 Minutes 9 Secs. 
4. Carillon-Sortie for Organ in D major by Henri Mulet
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
5. Fantasia for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 608 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 10 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6. Pomp and Circumstance Marches (5), Op. 39: no 4 in G major by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; England 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: G. Robinson Sinclair 
7. Sonata for Organ in G minor, Op. 23: Alla sarabanda by Oskar Lindberg
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
8. Sonata for Organ in G minor, Op. 23: Finale by Oskar Lindberg
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
9. March for Organ in C major by Louis J.A. Lefébure-Wely
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: This selection comes from "L'organiste moderne," book 12. 
10. Commotio for Organ, FS 155/Op. 58 by Carl Nielsen
Performer:  Christopher Herrick (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Denmark 
Date of Recording: 06/1993 
Venue:  Turku Cathedral, Finland 
Length: 20 Minutes 47 Secs. 

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