Episode #1217

Dutch Masters

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

In observance of the 450th anniversary of composer and organist Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck’s birth, this week Pipedreams surveys organ art in the Netherlands.

ANONYMOUS: Wilhelmus. JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK: Christe que lux es et dies (verse) –Pieter Dirksen (1511 van Covelens/St. Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands) Dutch Organs Anthology 605611.

SWEELINCK: Toccata in C –Ton Koopman (1675 Huß-Schnitger/Church of Saints Cosmae & Damian, Stade, Germany)Philips 468 417.

SWEELINCK: variations on Unter den Linden grün –Charles Rus (1965 Ahrend & Brunzema/Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Rus 2002.

SWEELINCK: Toccata in F –Pieter van Dijk (1643 van Hagerbeer/Pieterskerk, Leiden, The Netherlands) NM Classics 82119.

AART de KORT: Improvisation, Zolang er mensen zijn op aarde –Aart de Kort (1743 Hinsz/Bovenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands) STPOP DVD 1.

WILLEM van TWILLERT: variations on Psalm 49 –Willem van Twillert (1743 Hinsz/Bovenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands) Festivo FECD-160.

SWEELINCK: variations on Balletto del granduca –Piet Kee (1725 F.C. Schnitger/Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar, The Netherlands) Chandos CD-0514.

SWEELINCK: Ich ruf zu dir –Gustav Leonhardt (1754 Hinsz/Buitenkerk, Kampen, The Netherlands) Sony Classical 88697318972.

KLAAS BOLT: variations on Om Sions wil –Klaas Bolt (1738 Müller/Sint-Bavokerk [St. Bavo Church], Haarlem, The Netherlands) Lindenberg LBCD-38.

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