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Organ Postludes in the Minster of Maria Laach

 

As soon as it is again possible and allowed to play church services / masses, the first liturgical postludes after services after the Corona-protection-time will be posted here.
Stay healthy and blessed !
Gereon

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Organ Postludes at the (British) Keates Organ of St. Castor, Andernach

As soon as it is again possible and allowed to play church services / masses, the first liturgical postludes after services after the Corona-protection-time will be posted here.
Stay healthy and blessed !
Gereon

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Next events

2020 Apr 18, 12:00 pm: Noon concert C A N C E L L E D
Maria Laach, Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Charles Tournemire | 1870 – 1939
Chorale-Improvisation on „Victimae Paschali Laudes"

Clifford Demarest | 1874 – 1946
Andante religioso

Gereon Krahforst | * 1973
Chorale Preludes
▪ Die ganze Welt, Herr Jesus Christ
▪ Ach, bleib bei uns
▪ Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr

William Wolstenholme | 1865 -1931
"Le Carillon" op. 23/4

Georg Friedrich Händel | 1685 – 1759
Halleluja (aus dem Oratorium „Messias",
Orgelfassung Gereon Krahforst)

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2020 Apr 25, 12:00 pm: Noon concert C A N C E L L E D
Maria Laach, Abbey church, Stahlhuth organ (1910, III/Ped/66)
Website of Maria Laach´s organ concert series (only German language)

Johannes Diebold
 | 1842 – 1929
Postlude on „Christ ist erstanden“

Louis Vierne
 | 1870 – 1937
From „Triptych“ op. 58
▪ Matines

Marcel Dupré
 | 1886 – 1971
From „79 Chorales“ op. 28
▪ Ach, bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ
▪ Christ ist erstanden
▪ Christ lag in Todesbanden
▪ Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag
▪ Erstanden ist der Heilige Christ
▪ Es ist das Heil uns kommen her

Henry Smart | 1813 – 1879
Andante grazioso

Charles Tournemire
 | 1870 – 1939
Sortie

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2020 Apr 26, 04:30 pm: Organ recital
Erwitte, St. Laurentius, Aubertin organ (2016, III/Ped/36)
Erwitte´s organ recitals 2020 (only German)

Improvisation
 I
Entrée - Introit “Iubilate Deo omnis terra”
(3rd Sunday of Eastertide)

Johann Sebastian Bach
 | 1685 – 1750
From Double Concerto for 2 violins and orchestra BWV 1043
▪  II. Largo ma non tanto
(Organ transcription from Gereon Krahforst 2012)

Gereon Krahforst
 | * 1973
From „Roots and Traces“ (2020, for Carson Cooman)
▪  I. Metamorphosis out of renaissance style

César Franck
 | 1822 – 1890
Fantaisie in C Major op. 16 (1860)  

Ludwig van Beethoven
| 1770 – 1827 (* 250)
6 Variations on the Aria “Nel cor piú non mi sento“
by Giovanni Paisiello
(Orgeltranskription von Gereon Krahforst 2019)

Gereon Krahforst
From „Leonhard´s Piano Album“ (2012)
▪  Hello, Mr. Beethoven !

Charles Tournemire 
| 1870 – 1939 (* 150)
Suite evocatrice op. 74 (1938)
▪  I. Plein Jeu
▪  II. Tierce en taille et récit de cromorne
▪  III. Echo
▪  IV. Jeu doux et voix humaine
▪  V. Caprice

Gereon Krahforst
Chorale Preludes for Eastertide (2015)
▪  Die ganze Welt, Herr Jesu Christ
▪  Bleib´ bei uns, Herr, denn es will Abend werden
▪  Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr

Erik Desimpelaere
 | * 1990
Les atavismes du crépuscule (2018)
(after a painting by Salvador Dalí)

Improvisation
 II
Final – Carillon: Les Cloches de Maria Laach

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2020 May 03, 07:00 pm: Organ Recital
Boppard, St. Sebastian Church, Fasen Organ (2014, II/Ped/29 + nightingale + cymbel)