Various - 500 Years of Organ Music Vol.2 50CD NEU OVP
Following up on the great success of the first volume of 500 Years of Organ Music (Brilliant Classics 95310) Brilliant Classics is happy and proud to launch this second volume of 50 CDs, presenting an unprecedented number of organ composers, not one work of them present in the previous box, a survey of immense scope, variety, quality and historical importance.
Like its predecessor the box is in chronological order, starting off with the Renaissance (Antegnati,Pellegrini, Bonelli, Gabrieli a.o), continuing through the Baroque (Zipoli,Pachelbel, Krebs, Lübeck, Marcello a.o.), the Classical Period (Spergher, Cimarosa, Valeri, Galuppi) the Romantic Period (Rheinberger, Merkel, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Poncielli, Fumagalli a.o.) to the 20th century (Messiaen, Ligeti a.o.).Played by pianists David Boldrini and Elena Pinciaroli, backed up by the enthusiastic support of the Orchestra Rami Musicali conducted by Filippo Conti.
The best organists of our time play on a wealth of historic or newly built organs, all perfectly suited to the music played on them.
A fitting and unbeatable tribute the the King of instruments!