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The Great Organ Of Washington National Cathedral / Major


Release Date: 05/08/1995 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49058   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelJohann Sebastian BachCésar FranckHenry Purcell,   ... 
Performer:  Douglas Major
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Water Music, HWV 348-350: Allegro vivace by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
3.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
4.
Chorales (3) for Organ: no 3 in A minor, M 40 by César Franck
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 13 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5.
Voluntary for Organ no 1 in C major, Z 717 by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Revelations of St John the Divine by Larry King
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 10 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: This performance includes a pre-recorded tape. 
7.
Carillon-Sortie for Organ in D major by Henri Mulet
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; France 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 8 Minutes 45 Secs. 
8.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 6, Air by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
9.
Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348: no 8, Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10.
Water Music, HWV 348-350: Minuet by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: London, England 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: London, England (Circa 1715 - Circa 1717). 
11.
Water Music, HWV 348-350: Allegro maestoso by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
12.
Concerti (6) for 2 Organs: no 6 in D major - Emperor's Fanfare by Antonio Soler
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: after 1766; Spain 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: E. Power Biggs 
13.
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Douglas Major (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Venue:  Washington National Cathedral 
Length: 9 Minutes 47 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
The Emperor's Fanfare (after A. Soler's Concerto for 2 Obbligato Organs No. 6 in D major)
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (arr. for organ): III. Allegro
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (arr. for organ): VI. Air
Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348 (arr. for organ): IX. Hornpipe
Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350 (arr. for organ): Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350: II. Menuet (arr. for organ)
Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349 (arr. for organ): Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D major, HWV 349: II. Alla Hornpipe (arr. for organ)
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (arr. for organ): Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (arr. for organ)
6 Schubler Chorales, BWV 645-650: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
3 Chorales for Organ: No. 3 in A minor, M. 40
Voluntary in C major, Z. 717
Revelations of Saint John the Divine
Carillon-Sortie

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