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The Transcriber's Art / Thomas Murray


Release Date: 12/28/1993 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: 49054   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovSir Edward ElgarJean SibeliusFranz Liszt,   ... 
Performer:  Thomas Murray
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
Notes: Transcribed: Gottfried Federlein 
2. Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
Notes: Transcribed: William Harris 
3. Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
Notes: Transcribed: Herbert Austin Fricker
Composition written: Finland (1899 - 1900). 
4. Années de pèlerinage, première année, S 160 "Suisse": no 7, Eglogue by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1854; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
5. Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
Notes: Transcribed: Philip James 
6. Ma mère l'oye: Petit Poucet by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; France 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
7. Samson, HWV 57: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
Notes: Transcribed: William Thomas Best 
8. The Old Refrain by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
9. Les préludes, S 97 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848/1854; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
Notes: Transcribed: Edwin Arthur Kraft 
10. Pieces (2) for Small Orchestra: no 1, On Hearing the First Cuckoo by Frederick Delius
Performer:  Thomas Murray (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; France 
Venue:  Woolsey Hall, Yale University 
Notes: Transcribed: Eric Fenby 

Sound Samples

Finlandia, Op. 26 (arr. H.A. Fricker for organ)
2 Pieces for Small Orchestra: No. 1. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (arr. for organ)
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 5 in G minor: Alla Marcia (arr. G. Federlein for organ)
Samson, HWV 57: Overture (arr. W.T. Best for organ)
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 9: Nimrod (arr. W.H. Harris): Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Variation 9: Nimrod (arr. W.H. Harris for organ)
Annees de pelerinage, 1st year, Switzerland, S160/R10: No. 7. Eclogue (arr. for organ)
Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose): II. Hop o' my Thumb (Petit poucet) (arr. G. Choisnel for organ)
The Old Refrain (arr T. Murray for organ)
Liebesfreud (arr. J. Philip for organ)
Les Preludes, S97/R414 (arr. E.A. Kraft for organ)

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