Episode #1125

Getting a Little Bossi

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Sunday, June 26, 2011

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.

Program Details

MARCO ENRICO BOSSI: Stunde der Freude, Op. 132, no. 5 [1910] –Luigi Benedetti (1938; 1986 Mascioni & Tamburini/Cathedral of Santa Maria Nascente, Milan, Italy) Priory PRCD427

BOSSI: Giga, Op. 73 [1891] –Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, New York, NY) EMI Classics CDC 65913

BOSSI: Country Scene, Op. 132, no. 3 [1910] –Massimo Nosetti (1990 Zanin/Santuario di Santa Rita, Turin, Italy) Rugginenti 552032.2

BOSSI: Scherzo, Op. 95 [1893] –Andrea Macinanti (1902 Vegezzi-Bossi/Trinity Cathedral, Aosta, Italy) Tactus CD-862711

BOSSI: Organ Concerto in a, Op. 100 [1895] –Rhein-Main Chamber Orchestra, Jürgen Bruns, conductor; Gabriel Dessauer (1985 Seifert; Mayer/St. Bonifatius Church, Wiesbaden, Germany) Dessauer CD-1997

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