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La Dalbade - Yves Rechsteiner, Orgue De L'Eglise De La Dalbade A Toulouse

Rechsteiner,Yves
Release Date: 08/09/2011 
Label:  Alpha Productions   Catalog #: 652   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsFrédéric ChopinLouis Alfred James Lefébure-WélyCésar Franck,   ... 
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Don’t be put-off by the obscure French title; this pipe organ album will dramatically demonstrate your sound system (though it is not super audio.) Yves Rechsteiner plays the 1888 organ of the Puget Dalbade church, one of the finest French symphonic organs. A tribute to the art of the family organ builders of Toulouse, this recording explores the seemingly infinite range of sounds of this pipe organ in arrangements of spectacular orchestral works, including movements from Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique and the Danse Macabre of Saint Saens.

Orchestral compositions rethought as organ works are dramatically performed as well as authentic organ pieces, such as the beautiful the Fantasy by Caesar Franck. The pipe organ also
Read more reveals Chopin’s Marche funèbre in a new light. A novelty? Yes, but also a must for lovers of French symphonic music.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
3.
Elévation Ou Communion for organ in A minor by Louis Alfred James Lefébure-Wély
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4.
Fantasie for Organ in C major, Op. 16 by César Franck
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; France 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 12 Minutes 7 Secs. 
5.
Symphony for Organ no 9 in c/C, Op. 70 "Gothic": 2nd movement, Andante sostenuto by Charles-Marie Widor
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1895; France 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 4th movement, March to the Scaffold by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
8.
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 5th movement, Witch's Sabbath by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 12 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral": Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Yves Rechsteiner (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  l'Église de la Dalbade ŕ Toulouse 
Length: 8 Minutes 33 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Danse macabre, Op. 40 (arr. Y. Rechsteiner for organ)
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2 (arr. Y. Rechsteiner for organ)
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 (arr. Y. Rechsteiner for organ): Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92: II. Allegretto (arr. Y. Rechsteiner for organ)
Elevation ou Communion in A minor
3 Pieces for Organ: No. 1. Fantaisie in A major, M. 35
Symphonie gothique, Op. 70: II. Andante sostenuto
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March": III. Marche funebre: Lento (arr. E. Batiste for organ)
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 (excerpts) (arr. Y. Rechsteiner for organ): IV. Marche au Supplice: Allegretto non troppo
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 (excerpts) (arr. Y. Rechsteiner for organ): V. Songe d'une Nuit du Sabbat: Larghetto - Allegro

Customer Reviews

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 Recommended February 13, 2013 By Wil L W. (Richwood, TX) See All My Reviews "The sound engineering, organist, and organ are really good. Good transcriptions, good music. The booklet is extremely well done. I'm a novice but these are my opinions. Let's hope that an organ enthusiast will review this one." Report Abuse
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