Cochereau: Raretés et Inédits$95.00
OHS is very excited to offer this new, comprehensive set of 19 cds and 1 dvd from Solstice Recordings in Paris, chronicling the professional work of organist Pierre Cochereau, who served as Titular organist at Notre-Dame de Paris from 1955-1984.
The set includes many recordings that have not been available previously, and includes a comprehensive list of composers: Bach, Handel, Lebèque, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Vierne, Dupré, Franck, Tournemire, Widor, Messiaen, Vivaldi, Saint-Saëns, Corrette, Stradella, Vittoria, d'Haudimont, Jeremiah Clarke, and many of Cochereau's own compositions and improvisations. While many of the recordings are on the Notre-Dame organ in the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's, the set also includes other interesting instruments (Église Saint-Roch, St-André de Bordeaux, St. Thomas Church in New York City (1956), Sydney (Australia) Town Hall (1959), Boston Symphony Hall (1956), Cloître de monastère de Cimiez, Nice (1964), Cathédrale de St-Nazaire de Béziers (1969), Southern Methodist University (Dallas, 1966), St-Louis des Invalides (Paris, 1978), St-Séverin, Paris (1970), Cathédrale St-Etienne, Meaux (1970), St-Bénigne, Dijon (1978), and others. Includes several recordings with orchestras.
Includes a 70-page booklet with the complete play list, photos, commentary and personal interviews with Cochereau, all with English translations.