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Gershwin and Bach

Roderick Williams introduces an hour of the very best organ music and performances. Includes a dazzling riff on Gershwin by the virtuoso Wayne Marshall, plus WF Bach and Vierne.

Acclaimed baritone Roderick Williams joins Choir and Organ to present an hour of the very best organ music and performances.

Including a dazzling improvisation on Gershwin's show tune "I Got Rhythm" by the brilliant British virtuoso Wayne Marshall - plus works by father and son Johann Sebastian and Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. There's also a chance to hear a vivid rarity of the Spanish Baroque - the "Battle of Punta Baix" by Juan Cabanilles.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Trumpet tune in C major ZT.698 for keyboard

    Performer: Ian Tracey.
    • EMI.
    • CDCFP4558.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier - chorale-prelude BWV.731 for organ

    Performer: Peter Hurford.
    • EMI.
    • 5653982.
  • Max Reger

    12 Pieces Op.65 for organ

    Performer: Stefan Frank.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8557186.
  • George Gershwin

    I got rhythm, arr. Wayne Marshall

    Performer: Wayne Marshall.
    • DELOS.
    • DE3228.
  • Louis-James Lefebure-Wely

    Sortie in E flat major for organ [from "L'Orgue moderne", Book 11]

    Performer: Susan Jane Matthews.
    • GOTHIC.
    • G-49206.
  • John Cage

    Sunday C. M. (Some Of The Harmony Of Maine)

    Performer: Guy Verkade.
    • MODE.
    • 253.
  • César Franck

    Andantino in G minor M.25 for organ

    Performer: Bjorn Boysen.
    • LAWO.
    • LWC1147.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Sonata in B flat major Op.65`4 for organ

    Performer: Anders Eidsten Dahl.
    • LAWO.
    • LWC 1108.
  • Juan Bautista José Cabanilles

    Tiento no. 15 in 5th tone (de falsas) for organ [Angles vol.1]

    Performer: Cristina Garcia Banegas.
    • VALOIS.
    • 4653.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Pastorale in F major BWV.590

    Performer: Iveta Apkalna.
    • OEHMS.
    • OC1827.
  • Richard Rodgers

    My favourite things [from The Sound of Music]

    Performer: Dick Leibert.
    • RCA VICTOR.
    • LSP3406.

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