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Isabelle Demers Celebrates Max Reger

From the Royal Festival Hall in London, Isabelle Demers celebrates the organ music of Max Reger, with his transcriptions of Bach and the Chorale Fantasia, Op 52 No 2.

From the Royal Festival Hall

Isabelle Demers celebrates the organ music music of Max Reger.

Bach: Chromatic fantasia and fugue in D minor, BWV.903 transc. Reger
2-Part Invention No.1 in C, BWV.772 transc. Reger
2-Part Invention No.5 in E flat, BWV.776 transc. Reger
2-Part Invention No.6 in E, BWV.777 transc. Reger
2-Part Invention No.8 in F, BWV.779 transc. Reger
Reger: Chorale fantasia, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Op.52 No.2

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Isabelle Demers, organ

2016 is the centenary of the death of Max Reger, who contributed some of the most impressive and monumental works to the organ repertoire. Isabelle Demers, who took the organ world by storm at the Royal Festival Hall organ's gala concert in 2014, returns to champion Reger's music in a selection of works by this giant of the organ repertoire.

Followed by: Menuhin 100 - classic recordings from Yehudi Menuhin's discography.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor BWV 903

    Performer: Isabelle Demers.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    2-Part Inventions: No.1 BWV 772, No. 5 BWV 776, No. 6 BWV 777, No. 8 BWV 779

    Performer: Isabelle Demers.
  • Max Reger

    Chorale fantastia, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme Op.52 No.2

    Performer: Isabelle Demers.
  • Jess Gillam

    Pequena Czarda

  • Jess Gillam


  • Phil Woods

    Sonata, 1st movt

    Performer: Jess Gillam.
  • Béla Bartók

    Violin Concerto

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Philips.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    Paysage for piano

    • Lennox and Michael Berkeley: Piano Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.


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