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Historic Organs Of New Orleans


Release Date: 09/26/1995 
Label:  Raven Recordings   Catalog #: 89   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Louis VierneCharles TournemireAnonymousSamuel Sebastian Wesley,   ... 
Performer:  Jesse EschbachJames DarlingDonald MesserJames Hammann,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Includes pastorale(s) for organ by Louis J.A. Lefébure-Wély. Soloist: Donald Messer. Includes pastorale(s) for organ by Louis J.A. Lefébure-Wély. Soloist: Donald Messer. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Improvisations (3) for Organ: no 2, Meditation by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Jesse Eschbach (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1928; France 
Venue:  Live  St Mary's Assumption Church, New Orleans 
Notes: This improvisation was written down in 1930 by Maurice Duruflé from a recording of Louis Vierne. 
2.
Improvisations (5) for Organ: no 5, Choral-Improvisation sur le "Victimae paschali" by Charles Tournemire
Performer:  Jesse Eschbach (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1930; France 
Venue:  Live  St Mary's Assumption Church, New Orleans 
Notes: Transcribed: Duruflé 
3.
Colonial March(es) by Anonymous
Performer:  James Darling (Organ)
Venue:  Live  St Paul's Church, Woodville, Mississippi 
4.
Dances (3) for Organ by Anonymous
Performer:  James Darling (Organ)
Venue:  Live  St Paul's Church, Woodville, Mississippi 
5.
Larghetto, Introduction and Fuga for Organ by Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Performer:  James Darling (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Venue:  Live  St Paul's Church, Woodville, Mississippi 
6.
Meditations (3) on Wondrous Love by Ronald Perera
Performer:  Donald Messer (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Live  Felicity Methodist Church, New Orleans 
7.
March on Handel's "Lift up your heads", Op. 15 by Felix Alexandre Guilmant
Performer:  James Hammann (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Venue:  Live  St Matthew's United Church, New Orleans 
8.
Hymn to the Stars by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Lorenz Maycher (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Live  Temple Sinai, New Orleans 
9.
The God of Abraham praise by Traditional
Performer:  Lorenz Maycher (Organ)
Venue:  Live  Temple Sinai, New Orleans 
10.
Fantasia for Mechanical Organ in F minor, K 608 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lorenz Maycher (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Live  Temple Sinai, New Orleans 
11.
Character Pieces (12) for Organ, Op. 156: no 5, Vision by Joseph Rheinberger
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Germany 
Venue:  Live  Parker Methodist Church, New Orleans 
12.
Marcia Religiosa by Horatio Parker
Performer:  Rosalind Mohnsen (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Live  Parker Methodist Church, New Orleans 
13.
Preludes (2) for Organ on "Allein Gott" by Max Reger
Performer:  Gerald Frank (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Live  Temple B'Nai Israel, Natchez, MS 
14.
Toccata for Organ on "Praise to the Lord" by Hans F. Micheelsen
Performer:  J. Thomas Mitts (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Live  Holy Trinity Church, New Orleans 
15.
Praise to the Lord by Traditional
Performer:  J. Thomas Mitts (Organ)
Venue:  Live  Holy Trinity Church, New Orleans 
16.
Variations for Organ on "Dixie's Land" by Charles Grobe
Performer:  George Bozeman (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Live  Grace Episcopal, St Francisville, LA 
17.
Voluntaries (10) for Keyboard: no 1 in D major "Trumpet Voluntary" by William Boyce
Performer:  George Bozeman (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century; England 
Venue:  Live  Grace Episcopal, St Francisville, LA 
18.
Let all mortal flesh keep silence by Edward Bairstow
Performer:  Bruce Stevens (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; England 
Venue:  Live  St Theresa's Church, New Orleans 
19.
Bell Scherzo, Op. 89 by Edwin Lemare
Performer:  Frederick Hohman (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Live  Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans 
20.
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Frederick Hohman (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Venue:  Live  Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans 
Notes: Arranged: Edwin Lemare 
21.
Sonata in C major, BWV 966: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Marcus G. St. Julien (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  Live  Calvin Presbyterian, Metairie, LA 
22.
Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351: Excerpt(s) by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  John Gearhart (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1749; London, England 
Venue:  Live  Christ Episcopal, Napoleonville, LA 
23.
Fantasy for Organ on "A Mighty Fortress", Op. 13 by John Knowles Paine
Performer:  Carol Teti (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Live  Trinity Methodist, New Orleans 
24.
Festival Prelude for Organ on "Old Hundred" by Clarence Eddy
Performer:  Lenora McCroskey (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Live  St John the Baptist Church, Edgard, LA 
25.
Hymn-Preludes (12) for Organ "Olivet" by Seth Bingham
Performer:  Lenora McCroskey (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Live  St John the Baptist Church, Edgard, LA 
26.
Not alone for mighty empire by Traditional
Performer:  Lenora McCroskey (Organ)
Venue:  Live  St John the Baptist Church, Edgard, LA 
27.
Fourth of July by James Hewitt
Performer:  Garry Savoie (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Live  St Martin de Tours, St Martinsville, LA 
28.
Little Preludes (29) for Organ, FS 136/Op. 51: Excerpt(s) by Carl Nielsen
Performer:  Bruce Stevens (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; Denmark 
Venue:  Live  St Theresa's Church, New Orleans 
29.
Sonatas (6) for Organ, Op. 65: no 6 in D minor - 3rd movement, Finale by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Mary Matthys (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Live  Our Redeemer Lutheran, Lafayette, LA 

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