Toccata Classics
Disc No: TOCC 0111
Price: Sek. 81
Name: Bach: Karg-Elert
  The Complete Organ Transcriptions


During his lifetime the Leipzig-born Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877–1933) was a well-known harmonium player and pianist. It was his organ music that made him internationally famous as a composer, especially in Britain and the USA. Today, too, his own organ music is frequently recorded and heard in recitals, but his many organ transcriptions are less familiar. After Wagner, Bach was the composer whose music Karg-Elert transcribed most often, carefully choosing the pieces best suited to the dynamic and colouristic possibilities of the late Romantic organ.
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ComposerOpusMusicKey Performer
Bach, Johann Sebastian   Capriccio   Sverker Jullander, organ
Bach, Johann Sebastian BWV904 Fantasie und Doppelfuge A minor
Bach, Johann Sebastian   Symphonie Pastorale  
Bach, Johann Sebastian BWV914 Toccata E minor
Bach, Johann Sebastian   Choral-Improvisation und Fuge  
Bach, Johann Sebastian   Echo  
Bach, Johann Sebastian BWV913 Toccata D minor
Bach, Johann Sebastian   Adagio (Air célèbre)  

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