Episode #1239

Beyond Boëllmann

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Monday, October 01, 2012

To celebrate his sesquicentennial, Pipedreams goes beyond the famous Gothic Suite to reveal other facets of the intriguing French composer, Leon Boëllmann (1862-1897).

Program details:

LÉON BOËLLMANN: Toccata, fr Suite Gothique –Virgil Fox (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Riverside Church, New York City) EMI 66386.

BOËLLMANN: Sortie in C, fr Heures mystiques; 2 Esquisses –Helga Schauerte (1996 Kuhn/Minden Cathedral, Germany) Syrius 141374.

BOËLLMANN: Suite No. 2 –Willibald Guggenmos (1898 Cavaillé-Coll/Santa Maria la Real, Azkoitia, Spain) Motette 11751.

BOËLLMANN (trans. Ferey): Scenes du Moyen Age (Ronde de nuit; Veillée; Tournoi) –Jean-Pierre Ferey, piano; Frédéric Ledroit (1965 Beuchet-Debierre/St. Peter Cathedral, Angouleme, France) Skarbo 4078.

BOËLLMANN: Carillon –Helga Schauerte (1996 Kuhn/Minden Cathedral, Germany) Syrius 141374.

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