John Balka The Great Organ At St. Mary's Cathedral HDCD
John Balka The Great Organ At St. Mary's Cathedral HDCD

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John Balka The Great Organ At St. Mary's Cathedral HDCD

John Balka

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SKU:
RR-98CD
UPC:
030911109820
In 1988, Keith Johnson recorded this CD to be sold exclusively at St. Mary's Cathedral. Reference Recordings has now secured rights to issue it in a newly-remastrered HDCD edition with superior graphics and entirely new music notes. Hear some of the most spectacular organ music ever written, brilliantly played on a huge Ruffatti instrument in a superb acoustical environment - popular favorites and more than a few rarities.

The late John Balka, one of the most exciting performers of his generation, was organist and Director of Music at St. Mary's Cathedral when this significant recording was made. He was invited to perform at conventions of both the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society. His achievements for musical programming and direction during the 1987 San Francisco visit of Pope John Paul II were highly acclaimed.

Musicians: John Balka, the Great Organ at St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco.

Selections: Jeremiah Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary, Johann Gottfried Walther: Concerto in B minor - Allegro, Adagio, Allegro, Claude Balbastre: Variations on a Noel, Julius Reubke: Fugue from sonata on the 94th Psalm, Charles Marie Widor: Andante Sostenuto from Symphonie gothique, Eugene Gigout: Scherzo, Henri Mulet: Carillon-Sortie, Wilbur Held: Simple Gifts, Dale Wood: Shall We Gather At The River?, Cyril Jenkins: Dawn, Louis Vierne: Carillon de Westminster.
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In 1988, Keith Johnson recorded this CD to be sold exclusively at St. Mary's Cathedral. Reference Recordings has now secured rights to issue it in a newly-remastrered HDCD edition with superior graphics and entirely new music notes. Hear some of the most spectacular organ music ever written, brilliantly played on a huge Ruffatti instrument in a superb acoustical environment - popular favorites and more than a few rarities.

The late John Balka, one of the most exciting performers of his generation, was organist and Director of Music at St. Mary's Cathedral when this significant recording was made. He was invited to perform at conventions of both the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society. His achievements for musical programming and direction during the 1987 San Francisco visit of Pope John Paul II were highly acclaimed.

Musicians: John Balka, the Great Organ at St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco.

Selections: Jeremiah Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary, Johann Gottfried Walther: Concerto in B minor - Allegro, Adagio, Allegro, Claude Balbastre: Variations on a Noel, Julius Reubke: Fugue from sonata on the 94th Psalm, Charles Marie Widor: Andante Sostenuto from Symphonie gothique, Eugene Gigout: Scherzo, Henri Mulet: Carillon-Sortie, Wilbur Held: Simple Gifts, Dale Wood: Shall We Gather At The River?, Cyril Jenkins: Dawn, Louis Vierne: Carillon de Westminster.
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
John Balka
Title
The Great Organ At St. Mary's Cathedral
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
CD
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
06-19-2002
ASSOC
C
Scratch & Dent
0
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