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Art & Rhapsodie / Chriss III


Release Date: 10/11/2019 
Label:  Atma Classique   Catalog #: 2782  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachPercy WhitlockSergei RachmaninovAlcée Chriss III,   ... 
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

First Prize winner at the Concours international d’orgue du Canada 2017 (Canadian International Organ Competition), Alcee Chriss III has been celebrated for his “grace, skill and abundant proficiency” (Assist News, Albuquerque). He has performed throughout the United States and France and is emerging as an outstanding young concert artist of virtuosity and versatility. Alcée Chriss III’s debut album comprises works by Bach, Whitlock, and Rachmaninoff, as well as a number of distinctive selections including an arrangement of Wagner’s The Flight of the Valkyries, and works by French composers Jean Guillou and Jeanne Demessieux. Chriss also performs his own arrangements for organ of jazz standards such as Tea for Two and Rhapsody after Read more Art by the legendary Art Tatum. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Organ in D minor, BWV 596 (after Vivaldi) by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; Germany 
2.
Fantasie Choral for Organ no 1 in D flat major by Percy Whitlock
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
3.
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: no 1, Non allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940; USA 
4.
Rhapsody After Art by Alcée Chriss III
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
5.
Imprivisation No. 1 "Réflexion sur des pas de géant" by Alcée Chris III
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
6.
No, No, Nanette: Tea for Two by Vincent Youmans
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
7.
Improvisation No. 2 "Hommage à Jean Guillou by Alcée Chriss III
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
8.
Toccata for Organ, Op. 9 by Jean Guillou
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
9.
Etudes (6), for organ, Op. 5: No. 4, Sixtes by Jeanne Demessieux
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
10.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Alcée Chriss III (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 

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