American Classic Widor, Vol 2; Joby Bell playing the EM Skinner (Op 713), First Presbyterian Ch, Wilmington, NC
The second volume in Centaur's series of the complete organ works of Charles-Marie Widor, performed by Joby Bell. Features the Symphony No. 2 in D, and the Symphony No. 3 in E minor. Since 2004, professor Joby Bell has served on the faculty of the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University, where he teaches organ and church music studies. His church music teaching emphasizes the practical knowledge needed for a solid undergraduate foundation toward successful work and further studies in sacred music. His organ teaching specializes in practice techniques, memorization, service playing, choral accompanying, and maintaining grace under pressure. Dr. Bell is known for "the breadth of his repertoire, technical virtuosity, and for the personal warmth which shines through in his performances. " His acclaimed blog at www.JobyBell.org deals with a comprehensive range of organ-related topics including teaching philosophies, recital preparation, church music, and professional concerns.
Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 13, #2 (1872)
Symphony No. 3 in E minor, Op. 13, #3 (1873)
2017, recorded at First Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, NC; EM Skinner Op. 713 (1928)
Play time: 71:08