19th Century Swedish Organ Music

GEORG JOSEPH VOGLER (1749-1814): Overture to Gustaf Adolf och Ebba Brahe, JOHAN ADOLPH MECKLIN (1761-1802): Tempo giusto, J.C.F. HÆFFNER (1759-1833): Recessional, BERNHARD CRUSELL (1775-1838): March in C, At Mary’s First Communion, FRANZ BERWALD (1796-1868): Rustic Wedding Party, KNUT LÖNNGREN (1816-1874): Sonata in C Minor, EDMUND PASSY (1789-1870): Fugue in F, GUSTAF MANKELL (1812-1880): Prelude and Fugue on the Name A-dolf H-ess-e, Adagio in B, Pedal Etude in C Minor, HERMANN BERENS (1826-1880): Fantasy, IVAR HALLSTRÖM (1826-1901): Prelude, LUDVIG NORMAN (1831-1885): In Memoriam August Söderman, WILHELM HEINTZE (1849-1895): Fantasy and Fugue in D Minor, SARA WENNERBERG-REUTER (1875-1959): Wedding March in C, When the Leaves Fall, GUSTAV HÄGG (1867-1925): Adagio for Violin and Organ (Tobias Ringborg [violin]), VALBORG AULIN (1860-1928): Meditation, IKA PEYRON (1845-1922): March, LAURA NETZEL (1839-1927): Romance in E for Violin and Organ (Ringborg [violin]), Prélude et fughetta.

Catalogue Number: 01X066

Label: Caprice

Reference: CAP 22072

Format: CD

Price: $17.98

Description: The organ played an important part in the changing musical climate of 19th century Sweden. Despite this, its repertoire of the time has remained largely forgotten. In this release, several premiere recordings are presented, which still represent only a fraction of the rich repertoire of the 19th and very early 20th centuries. We also touch upon many examples of the parallel development of organ construction and repertoire in Sweden. The recordings document five historic organs, in original or restored condition, and music that has been relatively unknown is brought to the forefront. Several important but rarely represented female composers have finally been recorded. 2 CDs. Jonas Lundblad, Ulf Normberg (organs in Rök, Husby, Väderstad, Göteborg and Västervik).


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