Beckerath Retrospective

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Organist Alison J. Luedecke plays the earliest four large large organs built for locations in North America by Rudolf von Beckerath, a great light in the Organ Revival worldwide and much appreciated for the beauty and timelessness of his organs. Featured are the very large organs built for Cleveland in 1957, Pittsburgh in 1962, and moderately large organs built for Montréal in 1959 and Stetson University in 1961. Superb sound is captured by engineer Ed Kelly.

St. Paul’s Cathedral, Pittsburgh (1962)
MENDELSSOHN: Sonata No. 3 in A
BACH: Prelude & Fugue in D BWV 532
PACHELBEL: Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen?
BRAHMS: O Traurigkeit, O Herzlied
BOHM: Vater unser
HIRTEN: Allein Gott in der Höh
RAWSTHORNE: Hornpipe Humoresque
Trinity Lutheran Church, Cleveland, Ohio (1957)
BACH: Orgelbüchlein: Herr Christ, der ein’ge Gottes Sohn BWV 601; Jesu meine Freude BWV 610; Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 625
BUXTEHUDE: Es spricht der Unweisen Mund wohl BuxWV 187; Jesus Christus, unser Heiland BuxWV 198; Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn BuxWV 201
BRAHMS: Herzlich tut mich verlangen; O Welt ich müss dich lassen
Stetson University, De Land, Florida (1961)
BACH: Prelude & Fugue in G BWV 541; Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV 659; Ich rüf zu dir BWV 638
CHERUBINI: Sonata per l’organo cilindro
BRAHMS: Herzlich tut mich verlangen; Schmücke dich
St. Andrew’s and Dominion-Douglas United Church, Montréal, Quebec, Canada (1959)
RAYMOND DAVELUY: Fantaisie from Sonata 3
BUXTEHUDE: Nun bitten wir BuxWV 208; Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BuxWV 211
PACHELBEL: Ciacona in d; Variations on Freu dich sehr, O meine Seele

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Height 6.00
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