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These two labels feature many recordings of new and historic organs in France and Germany, primarily.



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NEW! Hans Uwe Hielscher explores this popular genre for organ with toccatas from the 19th and 20th centuries on the enlarged Walcker organ of 112 ranks in the Market Church of Wiesbaden. Click on the headline for more information and to order.
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NEW! At St. Paul�s in Schwerin, Germany, the city�s fine organbuilder Friedrich Friese built this restored 2-35 in 1869 with several Romantic features, influenced by the huge Ladegast organ in the nearby Dom. Click on picture for repertoire by Hertel, Mendelssohn, Bach, Messiaen, Kiel, Franck, and Dubois.
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Copied after the choir organ by Cavaill�-Coll at Saint-Sulpice, Paris, the Oberlinger organ in the Cathedral at Worms sounds wonderful in works by Guilmant, Franck, Widor, Vierne, and Boellmann played by Odile Pierre, titulaire at The Madeleine in Paris. Click the picture for titles and to order.
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The amazing Torsten Laux plays the major works of Franck on two CDs, available separately, on the fascinating and large organ of 1899 by Henri Didier at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Laon, now entirely restored with all of its original pipes, console, and mechanism, including six Barker levers! One CD contains the Six Pi�ces and the other the Trois Chorales & Trois Pi�ces. Click the headline for titles and to order.
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NEW! Pierre Pincemaille, titulaire of St-Denis in Paris, improvises on the 1996 Kuhn 3-83 at the cathedral in Minden, Germany.
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Organ ORG-7001pad$12.98pad
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NEW! Trier Cathedral is the oldest church north of the Alps, with walls dating to the 4th century, and it has a gigantic, thrilling acoustic. Thus, the very famous 100-rank Klais installed in 1974 sounds all the more magnificent, especially under the hands of cathedral organist Josef Still. Works by Reger, Schumann, Eben, Schroeder, and Dupr� Symphony Passion Click picture for repertoire
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Symphonic Improvisation by Jrg Abbing
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NEW! Symphonic Improvisation largely in French style is realized by J�rg Abbing on a 1995 Kuhn 3-61 in Saarbr�cken. The organ was built in French style in collaboration with the School of Music and Theatre of the German state of Saarland for use by students for lessons and practice. Abbing is a graduate of the school, studied other places, and is now on its faculty and is the organist of the church wherein the organ is located.
Symphonie on Gregorian Themes (4 mvt.)
Five Mediations
Po�me Symphonique to the memory of Messiaen
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An organ built by Cavaill�-Coll in 1877 was used in his shop as a "show" instrument and for experimentation. It is now located in Mainz, Germany, where it was moved and restored in 1999 as the only Cavaill�-Coll in Germany. Daniel Roth plays seven works for solo organ, Bach to Vierne, and an improvisation that wonderfully demonstrate this beautiful organ of only 18 ranks in its splendid acoustical environment. Fran�ois-Xaver Roth joins his father in three works for flute and organ. Click picture for repertoire
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NEW! Hear transcriptions on the 1863 Walcker now enlarged to 4-112 at the Market Church in Wiesbaden, Germany. Joplin rags to a Sabre Dance. Click picture for repertoire
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IFO-026pad$12.98pad
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Texts, tunes, and one setting by Luther, with others by Reger, Mendelssohn, Scheidemann, Schein, Bach, Resinarius, Ridil, Oslander, and Abbing, are performed by the Goethe University Choir, Frankfurt-am-Main, Christian Ridil, director; the Frankfurter Blechbl�serquintett; and organists J�rg Abbing and Angelika Steinki playing the 1995 Kuhn 3m at St. Arnual in Saarbr�cken and the small choir organ.
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NEW! Pierre Pincemaille, titulaire of St-Denis in Paris, improvises on the 1996 Kuhn 3-83 at the cathedral in Minden, Germany.
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Organ ORG-7001pad$12.98pad
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Symphonic Improvisation by Jrg Abbing
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NEW! Symphonic Improvisation largely in French style is realized by J�rg Abbing on a 1995 Kuhn 3-61 in Saarbr�cken. The organ was built in French style in collaboration with the School of Music and Theatre of the German state of Saarland for use by students for lessons and practice. Abbing is a graduate of the school, studied other places, and is now on its faculty and is the organist of the church wherein the organ is located.
Symphonie on Gregorian Themes (4 mvt.)
Five Mediations
Po�me Symphonique to the memory of Messiaen
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NEW! Nicolas Kynaston plays interesting transcriptions of Mendelssohn piano works and a Rinck flute concerto, and �real� organ works by Saint-Sa�ns and Guilmant on the newly rebuilt Klais organ at Abbey Himmerod. Click picture for repertoire
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IFO-059pad$12.98pad
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Stellar performances by great names among the organists of 20th-Century Paris are gathered on this new CD of excellent technical quality. Jeanne Demessieux plays at La Madeleine, Marie-Madeleine Durufl� plays at St-Etienne-du-Mont, Marie-Claire Alain at St-Croix in Orl�ans, Rolande Falcinelli at St-Pierre in Angoul�me, Marie-Louise Girod-Parrot at Oratoire du Louvre, and Odile Bayeux on the Jordi Bosch organ in Santanyi. Click ikon for repertoire
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IFO CD-7006pad$12.98pad
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The "wunderkind" born in 1985 plays a large 3m organ in Germany in a program of favorites by Buxtehude, Bruhns, Bach, Mendelssohn, and Franck. This prodigy began playing concerts outside of his native Germany at age 8 and taking first prizes in various competitions at the same age, is acclaimed for his recital tours in the United States as well.
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Compact Disc IFO-021pad$12.98pad
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The young German organist Felix Hell plays works by Healey Willan, Karg-Elert, Craig Lang, Enjott Schneider, Widor, Bach, Mendelssohn, Dupr�, Jongen, and David German on the 1954/1990 Schantz of 154-ranks in 9 divisions and 193 stops at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, New Jersey -- the firm's largest organ. Click for repertoire
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NEW! The music of early Italian composers is heard on two historic organs in the Italian province of Vincenza: the 1845 Giobatta de Lorenzi organ at Filippini�s Oratory in Vincenza, and the 1832 Serassi op. 460 at the Chiesa Arcipretale in Valli del Pasubio. The organist is Fiorella Benetti-Brazzale, a brilliant and stylish player. Click picture for repertoire
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From Regensburg Cathedral
Glorious acoustics of St. Peter Cathedral in Regensburg, Germany, greet the sound of the large organ built by Mathis (1989).
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Compact Disc IFOCD-028pad$14.98pad
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On the Cavaill�-Coll at St-Sulpice, Paris, Bernhard Leonardy plays late Romantic and Impressionistic rarities for organ of the Belle Epoque, including all 10 pieces of the Reuchsel Bouquet de France and other composers such as Commette, Mulet, de la Tombelle, Letocart, d'Ollone, Florent Schmitt, and Busser. A most engaging program! Click ikon for repertoire
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This CD is a real winner! The 1898 Cavaill�-Coll at the cathedral in Osnabr�ck was the first by his firm to be installed in Germany, and it magnificently fills the resonant building with only 18 ranks. Cathedral organist Dominique Sauer plays extremely well to the wonderfully captured acoustical ambiance. Click ikon for repertoire
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Five works for various performing forces are included on this one CD. Te Deum for organ is played by Hakim at La Trinit�, Paris. Other works: Hymne de l�Univers for orchestra, Missa redemptionis for mixed choir a cappella Children for mixed choir a cappella, Les Noces de l�Agneau for orchestra
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IFO-321pad$12.98pad
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An organ built by Cavaill�-Coll in 1877 was used in his shop as a "show" instrument and for experimentation. It is now located in Mainz, Germany, where it was moved and restored in 1999 as the only Cavaill�-Coll in Germany. Daniel Roth plays seven works for solo organ, Bach to Vierne, and an improvisation that wonderfully demonstrate this beautiful organ of only 18 ranks in its splendid acoustical environment. Fran�ois-Xaver Roth joins his father in three works for flute and organ. Click picture for repertoire
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Dynam-Victor Fumet (1867-1949) was a disciple of Franck, a great improviser and well-known as an organist in France, and less known as a composer. His works are both mystical and highly original, and largely differ from the prevailing structural, rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic influences of his contemporaries Vierne, Tournemire, and Dupr�. Fr�d�ric Denis plays the 1899 Henri Didier organ of 3m and 62 ranks, restored in 1987 and tonally intact. Click picture for repertoire
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On the Cavaill�-Coll at La Madeleine in Paris, Volker Ellenberger plays thrilling works in the sumptuous acoustics. MULET: Carillon-Sortie; Tu Es Petra NIBELLE: Carillon Orl�onais MESSIAEN: Dieu Parmi Nous WIDOR: Toccata Sym. 5 DUPR�: Toccata in C-sharp (Finale, Sym. 2); Les Cloches de Perros-Guirec (Suite Bretonne) DURUFL�: Toccata (Suite, op. 5); Fugue on the theme of the carillon at Soissons Cathedral Click picture for information
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The massive organ is at its best with interesting romantic works such as these impressive and widely dynamic pieces. Hans Leitner soars on 17,774 pipes, 233 stops, built as the world's largest church organ in 1928 by the Steinmeyer firm and enlarged since.
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Compact Disc IFO-55pad$12.98pad
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Lionel Rogg served on the organ committee for Victoria Hall in his native Geneva following the devastating fire of 1984 and decisively influenced the specification of the new van den Heuvel instrument. He demonstrates it in the Finale of Vierne's First Symphony, the Scherzo from Widor's Fourth, Franck's Choral in b, Bizet's Jeux d'enfants, and Liszt's Fun�railles Click picture for repertoire
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Hans Henny Jahn Organ
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NEW! Hans Henny Jahnn (1894-1959), a theorist and leader of organ reform in Germany, built 1925-31 a highly experimental and controversial organ for the Lichtwarkschule in Hamburg with 19 speaking stops arranged in masculine and feminine groups which are accessible through free combinations only. More about the remarkable organ is explained in English in the excellent CD booklet. Click picture for repertoire
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NEW! Rose Kirn plays the fine 3-70 Marcussen organ at the Cathedral in L�beck, Germany. Reger Introduction & Passachaglia in d, Choralfantasie Halleluja!, Bach Fantasie & Fugue in g and Von Gott will ich nich lassen, Rheinberger Sonata 9. Click picture for repertoire
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In the cathedral at Limburg, Germany, Markus Eichenlaub plays the 1977 Klais 4-86. Widor Symphony 6 and Alain Trois Danses
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NEW! The gallery organ of 29 stops in the late-gothic hall of the Schlo�kirche of Meisenheim/Glon was built in 1767 by the brothers Stumm. Torsten Laux, organist, is professor of organ at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in D�sseldorf. He improvises on three chorales and plays works by Pachelbel, Buxtehude, Cl�rambault, and DeGrigny. Click picture for repertoire
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NEW! The 1981 Alfred Kern swallow�s nest organ includes pipes from the Silbermann organ and other previous builders. Marc Baumann plays early French works and later French pieces as well. Click picture for repertoire
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Wolfgang Baumgratz plays the 1894 Sauer organ in Bremen Cathedral so appropriate for these Romantic works. Superb notes on the composers and the 100-rank organ. Works by Chaminade, Barraine, Andr�e, Clara Schumann. Click ikon for repertoire
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