Max Reger: The Last Giant$95.00
Multi-disc DVD, boxed with 80-page booklet.
2016 was the Reger centenary year, so the timing is right for a Reger DVD. UK-based organ music film company Fugue State Films are following up their epic, brilliantly-reviewed and award-winning boxed set, The Genius of Cavaillé-Coll, with a truly giant boxed set devoted to one of the greatest composers of organ music – Max Reger.
What will the multi-disc DVD boxed set be like?
Our Reger DVD includes over 15 hours of material including a full biographical documentary plus lots of filmed performances and recordings, all packaged in a handsomely-produced boxed set.
All filmed and recorded in magnificent surround sound.
The boxed set includes the following massive Reger organ works:
Chorale Fantasias Opus 30 and 52iii
Symphonic Fantasia and Fugue Opus 57
Second Sonata Opus 60
Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme Opus 73
Fantasia and Fugue in D minor Opus 135b
Plus more, including many medium and smaller works.
Reger's organ works are featured in pride of place in this DVD, and also includes a good selection of his greatest orchestral, instrumental, chamber works and lieder.
The Brandenburgische Staatsorchester conducted by Ira Levin, with Frauke May, mezzo-soprano
An Die Hoffnung Opus 124
Bach Variations Opus 81 (orch Levin);
Four Tone Poems after Arnold Böcklin Opus 128
Chamber music filmed in the Altes Rathaus in Reger's home town of Weiden, and includes:
Selected Lieder; Quartet Opus 52ii; Cello Sonata Opus 116; Violin Sonatas Opus 72, 84, 103b; Sextet Opus 118, selected piano works and more.