Gunnar Idenstam

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Sunday, October 24, 2010

On this edition of Pipedreams, an introduction to the iconoclastic repertoire and intriguing personality of a multi-faceted Swedish virtuoso for whom "everything is organ music."


GUNNAR IDENSTAM: Cathedral Music Toccata II, Scherzo II, Dance II –Gunnar Idenstam (1992 Klais/Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland) Bis Northern Lights 5018

J.S. BACH: Minuet, from Anna Magdalena Notebook. TOMAS HANS HANSSON: Polska. J. S. BACH: Gavotte, from English Suite No. 3 in g, BWV 808 –Lisa Rydberg, violin; Gunnar Idenstam, harmonium. Gazell 1092

GUSTAV MAHLER: Revelge, from Des Knaben Wunderhorn –Håkan Hagegård, baritone; Gunnar Idenstam (1949 Marcussen/Oscarskyrkan, Stockholm, Sweden) Proprius 9040

GUNNAR IDENSTAM: 3 Swedish Folk Melodies (Serra; Gangar; Halling) –Johan Hedin, nyckelharpa; Gunnar Idenstam (Teg’s Church, Umeå, Sweden) Caprice 21087

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