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50 Best Organ Classics

Best Organ Classics 50 / Various
Release Date: 02/26/2013 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 333162   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Dietrich BuxtehudeLouis-Claude DaquinLouis-Nicolas ClérambaultFrançois Couperin,   ... 
Performer:  Lionel RoggNoel RawsthorneMarie-Madeleine Duruflé-ChevalierMaurice Duruflé,   ... 
Conductor:  Yehudi MenuhinSteuart BedfordMichel Plasson
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 40 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. 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. 
2. Noël Grand Jeu et Duo, for organ by Louis-Claude Daquin
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  Liverpool Cathedral 
Length: 5 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3. Premier livre d'orgue contenant deux suites: Suite du deuxième ton - no 7, Caprice sur le grand jeux by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
Performer:  Marie-Madeleine Duruflé-Chevalier (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1710; France 
Venue:  Saint-Sauveur du Petit Andely Church, Fr 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4. Mass for Organ no 2 "propre pour les convents": Offertoire sur les grands jeux by François Couperin
Performer:  Maurice Duruflé (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1690 
Venue:  Saint-Sauveur du Petit Andely Church, Fr 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
5. Carillon for orchestra by Michel Corrette
Performer:  Jean-Louis Gil (Organ)
Period: Classical 
Venue:  St. Salomon, Pithiviers, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Organ in F major, HWV 295 "Cuckoo and the Nightingale" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ), Colin Tinley (Harpsichord)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1739; London, England 
Venue:  Merchant Taylors' Hall, London, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 5 Secs. 
7. Organ Concerto No. 4 in F, Op. 4 No. 4: 1. Allegro by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Valda Aveling (Harpsichord), Simon Preston (Organ)
Conductor:  Yehudi Menuhin
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735 
Venue:  Queen Elizabeth Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
8. Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349: no 2, Alla Hornpipe by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Ian Tracey (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1715-1717; London, England 
Venue:  Liverpool Cathedral 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
9. Trumpet Tune for Organ in C major, Z T698 "Indian Queen" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Ian Tracey (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Liverpool Cathedral 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
10. Air for Harpsichord in C major (discovered in 1993) by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Ian Tracey (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  Liverpool Cathedral 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
11. Trumpet Tune for Harpsichord in C major, Z T678 "Cibell" by Henry Purcell
Performer:  Ian Tracey (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: England 
Venue:  Liverpool Cathedral 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
12. Capriccio sopra il cucu by Johann Kaspar Kerll
Performer:  Lionel Rogg (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; Germany 
Venue:  Baden Cathedral, Switzerland 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
13. 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. 
14. Concerto for Keyboard in C major, H 18 no F2 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Jane Parker-Smith (Organ)
Conductor:  Steuart Bedford
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1767; Austria  
Venue:  House of Artists, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 13 Minutes 12 Secs. 
15. 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 51 Secs. 
16. Chorale Preludes (11) for Organ, Op. 122: no 8, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Philip Marshall (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Austria 
Venue:  Lincoln Cathedral 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
17. 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. 
18. 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. 
19. 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. 
20. 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. 
21. 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. 
22. 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, Selby, Yorkshire, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
23. 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 43 Secs. 
24. Grand choeur dialogué for organ by Eugene Gigout
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: France 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
25. 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 2 Secs. 
26. 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 9 Secs. 
27. 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. 
28. Prelude et fugue sur le nom d'Alain, Op. 7 by Maurice Duruflé
Performer:  Melville Cook (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; France 
Venue:  Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, Hertfordsh 
Length: 11 Minutes 21 Secs. 
29. 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. 
30. Suite Gothique, Op. 25: 4th movement, Toccata in C minor by Léon Boëllmann
Performer:  Guy Morançon (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; France 
Venue:  Saint-Ouen de Rouen, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
31. Chorals: Chorale No. 1 in E by César Franck
Performer:  Fernando Germani (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
Venue:  Selby Abbey, Selby, Yorkshire, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 38 Secs. 
32. Symphony No. 3 in C minor "Organ", Op. 78: Conclusion by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Matthias Eisenberg (Organ)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Venue:  Toulouse, Eglise Notre-Dame de la Daurad 
Length: 8 Minutes 11 Secs. 
33. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1708; Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 54 Secs. 
34. Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Liverpool Cathedral 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
35. Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 545 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Liverpool Cathedral 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
36. Fugue in G major, BWV 577 "Gigue" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Venue:  Clifton Cathedral, Bristol 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
37. Concerto for Organ solo in A minor, BWV 593 (after Vivaldi) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Nicholas Kynaston (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Venue:  Clifton Cathedral, Bristol 
Length: 11 Minutes 4 Secs. 
38. Concerto in D minor, BWV 596: 3. Largo e spiccato by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Fernando Germani (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713-1714; Germany 
Venue:  Royal Festival Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
39. Le jardin suspendu, for organ, JA 71 (AWV 63) by Jehan Alain
Performer:  Herrick [Chorus Master] Bunney (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 10/1934; France 
Venue:  St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
40. Litanies, for organ, JA 119 (AWV 100) by Jehan Alain
Performer:  Herrick [Chorus Master] Bunney (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 08/1937; France 
Venue:  St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 

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