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.
Sverker Jullander, organ
Fantasie und Doppelfuge in A minor, BWV904 https://d3i77y9w5vf4up.cloudfront.net/TOCC0111/TOCC0111t02.mp3
Toccata in E minor, BWV914 https://d3i77y9w5vf4up.cloudfront.net/TOCC0111/TOCC0111t05.mp3
Choral-Improvisation und Fuge (from the motet Singet dem Herrn, BWV225) https://d3i77y9w5vf4up.cloudfront.net/TOCC0111/TOCC0111t08.mp3
Toccata in D minor, BWV913 https://d3i77y9w5vf4up.cloudfront.net/TOCC0111/TOCC0111t11.mp3
Catalogue No: TOCC0111EAN/UPC: 5060113441119Release Date: 27.06.2011Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Sigfrid Karg-Elert Artists: Sverker Jullander
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