This week, we have a sesquicentennial tribute to Marco Enrico Bossi [1861-1925] the composer, virtuoso, and teacher who ‘modernized’ the art of the organ in Italy with his passionate, romantic music.
MARCO ENRICO BOSSI: Stunde der Freude, Op. 132, no. 5  –Luigi Benedetti (1938; 1986 Mascioni & Tamburini/Cathedral of Santa Maria Nascente, Milan, Italy) Priory PRCD427
BOSSI: Giga, Op. 73  –Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, New York, NY) EMI Classics CDC 65913
BOSSI: Country Scene, Op. 132, no. 3  –Massimo Nosetti (1990 Zanin/Santuario di Santa Rita, Turin, Italy) Rugginenti 552032.2
BOSSI: Scherzo, Op. 95  –Andrea Macinanti (1902 Vegezzi-Bossi/Trinity Cathedral, Aosta, Italy) Tactus CD-862711
BOSSI: Organ Concerto in a, Op. 100  –Rhein-Main Chamber Orchestra, Jürgen Bruns, conductor; Gabriel Dessauer (1985 Seifert; Mayer/St. Bonifatius Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) Dessauer CD-1997