Travels in Switzerland

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Sunday, May 18, 2014

For those who stayed at home, this week's program is a musical diversion to accompany the current Pipedreams group tour.

Program details:

J. S. BACH: Toccata in F, BWV 540 –Lionel Rogg (1965 Metzler/St. Peter’s Cathedral, Geneva) EMI Classics 64289.

MICHEL CORRETTE: Magnificat Versets (4) –Guy Bovet (1996 Saint-Martin/Collegiate Church, Neuchatel) Gallo 987.

GUY BOVET: 3 Ecclesiastical Tangos (No. 1, Ave maris stella; No. 7, In the Mode of a Habanera; No. 6, Batalla) –Elisabeth Zawadke (1986 Saint-Martin/Collegiate Church, Saint-Imier) Gallo 1136.

ISAAC FLAGLER: Alpine Fantasy with Storm –Johannes Geffert (1977 Kuhn/Hofkirche, Lucerne) Querstand 0313.

JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Agitato, fr Sonata No. 11 in d, Op. 148 (1888) –Esther Sialm (1877-1926 Goll/Abbey Church, Engelberg) Motette 20331. With more than 9000 pipes, this is the largest organ in Switzerland.

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