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Ultimage Organ Works Vol 6 - Karg-Elert / Elke Volker


Release Date: 03/06/2012 
Label:  Aeolus   Catalog #: 10721  
Composer:  Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Elke Völker
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Elke Völker has received a broad musical education in Germany, France, and in the US. She studied organ, piano, harpsichord, conducting and church music. She has worked over 15 years as Cathedral Music Associate at the St. Marys Imperial Cathedral of Speyer, 2009 she was nominated interims Music Director. Her specialization in the organ works of Sigfrid Karg-Elert has resulted in the world premiere recording of his complete organ works. The project earns high praise from critics and public alike, the recordings are described as 'Highly recommended' by the English magazine 'The Organ'. In this ongoing project, the sixth volume is now available. It contains books no. 3 and 4 of the composer's « Chorale-Improvisations » op.65 Read more (based on chorals for new year, easter, ascension and pentecost). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Kaleidoscope, Op. 144 by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Elke Völker (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Germany 
Length: 19 Minutes 31 Secs. 
2.
Pastels (7) from the Lake of Constance, Op. 96 by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Elke Völker (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Germany 
Length: 30 Minutes 26 Secs. 
3.
Rondo for Organ in A minor, Op. 156 "alla Campanella" by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Elke Völker (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4.
Homage to Handel by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Elke Völker (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 22 Secs. 

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