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Durufle, Rossini and JS Bach

Sara Mohr-Pietsch spotlights a fugal peal of bells by Durufle and a dazzling operatic transcription, plus a work from JS Bach on one of Europe's most celebrated historic organs.

Today, and on the first Sunday of every month, Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces an hour of the very best organ music and performances. This week she includes a fugal peal of bells by Maurice Durufle, a dazzling operatic transcription performed by virtuoso, Wayne Marshall and a major work from J.S. Bach on one of Europe's most celebrated historic organs.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Allegretto (Four Sketches Op 58)

    Performer: Peter Hurford.
    • Romantic organ music Vol 2.
    • Decca.
    • 12.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Fugue on the Carillon of Soissons Cathedral

    Performer: Jean-Pierre Lecaudey.
    • Durufle The Complete Organ Music.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Prelude on Rhosymedre

    Performer: Huw Williams.
    • Organ Spectacular from St Paul's Cathedral.
    • Guild.
    • 2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell Overture

    Performer: Wayne Marshall.
    • Wayne Marshall: Get Organised.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 8.
  • Nicolas de Grigny

    Fugue a 5

    Performer: David Ponsford.
    • David Ponsford: French Organ Music vol 5.
    • Nimbus.
    • 3.
  • Sigfrid Karg-Elert

    Nun Danket alle Gott (Marche triomphale)

    Performer: Hans Fagius.
    • Hans Fagius Plays Organ Favourites.
    • BIS.
    • 11.
  • Francis Jackson

    Arabesque Op 17 No 2

    Performer: Francis Jackson.
    • PRIORY : PRCD-903.
    • PRIORY.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 548

    Performer: Piet Kee.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-0510.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 6.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Es ist ein Ros'entsprungen (11 Chorale Preludes)

    Performer: Hans Fagius.
    • Hans Fagius Plays Organ Favourites.
    • BIS.
    • 10.

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