Ben van Oosten

Organist. Born 1955
Ben van Oosten
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Ben van Oosten

Ben van Oosten Biography (Wikipedia)

Ben van Oosten (born 1955 in The Hague, Netherlands) is an organist, professor and author.

Ben van Oosten gave his first organ recital in 1970 at the age of 15. He was accepted at the prestigious Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam and studied the organ with Albert de Klerk and piano with Berthe Davelaar. He graduated cum laude in 1979 with a diploma in organ solo.

He completed advanced studies in Paris, France, with André Isoir and Daniel Roth. Whether by geographical influence or artistic choice, he gravitated toward the French Romantic Organ school of the 19th century that had its origins in the new symphonic organs of Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. Van Oosten subsequently became one of the greatest practitioners and interpreters of organ works from that era. Among his recordings are the complete works of Charles-Marie Widor, of Louis Vierne, and of Marcel Dupré, as well as the eight sonatas of Alexandre Guilmant and organ works of Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens and Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély.

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César Franck
Pieces posthumes: Allegretto non troppo
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Pieces posthumes: Allegretto non troppo
César Franck
Chorale No. 1
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Chorale No. 1
Louis-James Lefebure-Wely & Ben van Oosten
Sortie in B flat major for organ
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Sortie in B flat major for organ

Sortie in B flat major for organ

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Louis-James Lefebure-Wely
Louis Vierne
Symphony no 3 in F sharp minor for organ
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Symphony no 3 in F sharp minor for organ
Louis Vierne
Pieces de fantaisie Suite No.4 Op.55: Naiades
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Pieces de fantaisie Suite No.4 Op.55: Naiades
Charles‐Marie Widor
3 Nouvelles Pieces Op.87 For Organ
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3 Nouvelles Pieces Op.87 For Organ
Ben van Oosten
Bach's Memento: Miserere Mei Domine
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Bach's Memento: Miserere Mei Domine
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