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Royal Albert Hall Organ Restored / Simon Preston


Release Date: 09/26/2006 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 84   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Joseph JongenFelix MendelssohnRobert SchumannWilliam Bolcom,   ... 
Performer:  Simon Preston
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata heroïca, Op. 94 by Joseph Jongen
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Belgium 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London, England (03/23/2006 - 03/25/2006) 
2.
Saint Paul, Op. 36: Overture by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: William Thomas Best.
Royal Albert Hall, London, England (03/23/2006 - 03/25/2006) 
3.
Fugues (6) for Organ on B-A-C-H, Op. 60 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London, England (03/23/2006 - 03/25/2006) 
4.
Gospel Preludes (3) for Organ, Book 4: Free Fantasia on "O Zion, haste" and "How firm a foundation" by William Bolcom
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USA 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London, England (03/23/2006 - 03/25/2006) 
5.
The Brothers Gershwin by Howard Cable
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London, England (03/23/2006 - 03/25/2006) 
6.
New Impressions (3) for Organ, Op. 142: no 2, Valse mignonne by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Performer:  Simon Preston (Organ)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1930 
Venue:  Royal Albert Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Royal Albert Hall, London, England (03/23/2006 - 03/25/2006) 

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