Episode #1111

Sebastian and Max

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Celebrate the birthdays of the two greatest German exponents of the pipe organ, only two days apart: Johann Sebastian Bach (March 21) and Max Reger (March 19).

Program Details

MAX REGER: Album Leaf –Michele Gingras, clarinet; Randy Runyan (1968 Schantz/Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati, OH) R&R 001

J.S. BACH: Gamba Sonata in G, BWV 1027 –Bruno Cocset, gamba; Richard Myron, bass; Bertrand Cuiller (2000 J-F Mingot positive organ) Alpha 139

MAX REGER: Chorale-prelude, Sellenbräutigam, Op. 67, no. 37 –Rosalinde Haas (1983 Albiez/Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Frankfurt-Niederrad, Germany) Dabringhaus und Grimm MDG 315 0356

MAX REGER: Komm, süsser Tod –Josef Still (1974 Klais/Trierer Dom [St. Peter], Germany) Naxos 8.570454

J.S. BACH (arranged by Stokowski and transcribed by Virgil Fox): Komm, süsser Tod, BWV 478 –Peter Richard Conte (1911 Wanamaker Organ/Macy’s Center City Department Store, Philadelphia, PA) Gothic G49240

J.S. BACH: Rudorff Chorale Preludes (Herr Jesu Christ, wahr Mensch und Gott; Es spricht der Unweisen Mund; Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich) –Bernhard Leonardy (1710 Andreas Silbermann/Abbey Church of Saint Etienne, Marmoutier, France) Organ 7216.2

MAX REGER: Variations & Fugue on Heil, unserm König –Josef Still (1974 Klais/Trierer Dom [St. Peter], Germany) Naxos 8.570454

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