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Essential Organ

Essential Organ / Various
Release Date: 07/12/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 94913   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  George Frideric HandelJeremiah ClarkeJohann PachelbelDietrich Buxtehude,   ... 
Performer:  Simon PrestonColin TinleyValda AvelingNoel Rawsthorne,   ... 
Conductor:  Yehudi MenuhinGeorges ArmandMichel Plasson
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 33 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Organ Concerto No. 13 in F 'The Cuckoo & the Nightingale': 2. Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ), Colin Tinley (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739 
Venue:  Merchant Taylors' Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
2. Organ Concerto No. 9 in B flat 'Hallelujah', Op. 7 No. 3: 1. Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ), Valda Aveling (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1751 
Venue:  Great Packington Church, Warwickshire, E 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3. Suite in D major: Prince of Denmark's March "Trumpet Voluntary" by Jeremiah Clarke
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1700; England 
Venue:  Coventry Cathedral 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4. Toccata, for organ in C major (II), T. 232 by Johann Pachelbel
Performer:  Werner Jacob (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 04/1706; Germany 
Venue:  Massenheim Church, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
5. Organ Concerto in G minor, Op. 7 No. 5: 1. Staccato ma non troppo allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Lionel Rogg (Organ)
Conductor:  Georges Armand
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1750 
Venue:  L'église abbatiale de Saint-Michel-en-Th 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6. Toccata for Keyboard in F major, BuxWV 157 by Dietrich Buxtehude
Performer:  Lionel Rogg (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1690; Germany 
Venue:  Saint-Nicolai de Kolding Church, Denmark 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
7. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Venue:  Coventry Cathedral 
Length: 4 Minutes 53 Secs. 
8. Prelude and Fugue for Organ in G minor, WoO 10 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Viktor Lukas (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1857; Germany 
Venue:  Evangelical Church, Bayreuth, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
9. Military Marches (3) for Piano 4 hands, D 733/Op. 51: no 1 in D major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Coventry Cathedral 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
10. Etudes (6) in Canon Form for Pedal Piano, Op. 56: no 5 in B minor by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
11. Athalie, Op. 74: War March of the priests by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
12. Fantasy for Organ in E flat major by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; France 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
13. Concert Overture in C minor by Alfred Hollins
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Scotland 
Venue:  Coventry Cathedral 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
14. Symphony for Organ no 5 in f minor, Op. 42 no 1: 5th movement, Toccata by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Fernando Germani (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1880; Paris, France 
Venue:  Selby Abbey, Yorkshire, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
15. Symphony for Organ no 2 in E minor, Op. 20: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Louis Vierne
Performer:  Virgil Fox (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; France 
Venue:  Riverside Church, New York, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
16. Toccata for Organ in F major by Jules Grison
Performer:  Jane Parker-Smith (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; France 
Venue:  Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
17. Toccata for organ in B minor by Eugene Gigout
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1900; France 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
18. Suite Gothique, Op. 25: 3rd movement, Prière à Notre Dame by Léon Boëllmann
Performer:  Frederic Bayco (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; France 
Venue:  Holy Trinity Church, Paddington, London, 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
19. Carillon sortie on "Tu Es Petra" for organ in D major by Henri Mulet
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1911; France 
Venue:  Coventry Cathedral 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
20. Suite for Organ, Op. 5: 2nd movement, Sicilienne by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  Virgil Fox (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; France 
Venue:  Riverside Church, New York, NY 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
21. Etude de concert for Organ by Joseph Bonnet
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
22. O doux printemps d'autrefois by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Virgil Fox (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1869; France 
Venue:  Riverside Church, New York, NY 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
23. Suite Gothique, Op. 25: 4th movement, Toccata in C minor by Léon Boëllmann
Performer:  Virgil Fox (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; France 
Venue:  Riverside Church, New York, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
24. Chorales (3) for Organ: no 1 in E major, M 38 by César Franck
Performer:  Fernando Germani (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
Venue:  Selby Abbey, Yorkshire, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 38 Secs. 
25. Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso/Allegro "Finale" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Matthias Eisenberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Venue:  Basilique Notre-Dame la Daurade, Toulous 
Length: 8 Minutes 11 Secs. 
26. Grand choeur dialogué for organ by Eugene Gigout
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: France 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
27. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Toccata by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Venue:  Coventry Cathedral 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
28. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565: Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wayne Marshall (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Arnstadt, Germany 
Venue:  Coventry Cathedral 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
29. Fugue in G major, BWV 577 "Gigue" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  Bristol Cathedral, Bristol, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
30. Prélude and Fugue, for organ in G minor, Op. 7/3 by Marcel Dupré
Performer:  Virgil Fox (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1912; France 
Venue:  Riverside Church, New York, NY 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565: I. Toccata
Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565: II. Fugue
Organ Concerto No. 13 in F ('The Cuckoo and the Nightingale') (ed. N. D. Boyling) (1998 Digital Remaster): II. Allegro
Fugue in G 'Alla gigue' BWV577
Organ Concerto No. 9 in B flat 'Hallelujah' Op. 7 No. 3 (ed. Neville Boyling) (1998 Digital Remaster): I. Allegro
Trumpet Voluntary
Toccata in C
Organ Concerto No.11 in G minor Op.7 No.5 : I Staccato ma non troppo allegro (Remasterisé en 1994)
Toccata and Fugue in F major/en fa majeur, BuxWV 157 : Fugue (Remasterisé en 1991)
A Midsummer Night's Dream Opp. 21 and 61: Wedding March (arr. Rawsthorne)
Präludium und Fuge g-moll (1991 - Remaster)
Marche militaire No. 1
Canon in B minor, Op. 56 No. 5
Athalie Op. 74: War March of the Priests
Fantasie in E Flat
Concert Overture in C minor
Symphony No. 5 in F minor Op. 42 No. 1 (1996 Digital Remaster): V. Toccata (Allegro)
Prelude & Fugue in G minor, Op. 7 No. 3
Symphony No 2 in E minor Op 20 (1997 - Remaster): Movement 3: Scherzo
Toccata in F (1991 Digital Remaster)
Grand Choeur dialogué
Toccata in B Minor
Suite gothique Op. 25: Prière à Notre-Dame
Carillon-sortie in D
Suite for Organ, Op. 5 (1997 - Remaster): Sicilienne
Etude de Concert
Élégie (1997 - Remaster)
Toccata (extrait de la Suite Gothique Op.25)
3 Chorales (1996 Digital Remaster): No. 1 in E major
Symphony No. 3, 'Organ' Op. 78: Adagio_Allegro moderato

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