The Wanamaker Organ: The Early Recordings


Virtuosic performers Charles M. Courboin, Virgil Fox, Walter Baker and Fernando Germani are featured in this deluxe Two CD set of all the very first recordings of the Wanamaker Organ. These rare, masterful performances incorporate a heroic style of organ playing which was popular during the heyday of the Symphonic Organ. Includes a deluxe booklet and contains more than two hours of fine music!

Charles M. Courboin
1 Wagner: To the Evening Star
2 Russell: Song of the Basket Weaver
3 Schubert: Serenade
4 Bach: Air on a G String
5 Schubert: Ave Maria
6 Bach: My Heart Is Filled with Longing
7 Bach: Christ Lay in Death's Grip
8 Bach: St. Matthew Passion - Finale
9 Bach: God's Time Is the Best Time
10 Dickinson: Berceuse
11 Mailly: Invocation
12 Franck: Andante fr. Grande Piece Sym.
13 Schumann: Abendlied

Walter Baker
14 Torjussen: To the Spring
15 Fibich: Poeme
16 Wagner: Overture to Tannhauser
17 Saint-Saens: The Swan
18 Tchaikovsky: Andante Cantabile
19 Bach: Have Mercy on Me, O Lord
20 Bach: Gigue Fugue

Fernando Germani (Wanamaker Auditorium, NYC)
21 Liszt: Ad Nos (excerpt)
22 Vierne: Finale Symphony I

Courboin (non Wanamaker Organ Recordings)

23 Russell: The Bells of St. Anne de Beaupre (St. Patrick's Cathedral)
24 Chopin: Nocturne in g (radio broadcast)
25 Franck: Fantasie in C (radio)
26 Bach: Prelude in a (radio)
27 Bach: Fugue in g (radio)
28 Handel: Occasional Oratorio (radio)
29 Lotti: Pur di Cesti (radio)
30 Couperin: Soeur Monique (radio)
31 Benoit: Belgian Mother's Song (excerpt)

Virgil Fox - Wanamaker's (1940)
32 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
33 Bach/Fox: Come Sweet Death
34 Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance No. 1

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