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The Organ Music of Gerald Near

The Organ Music of Gerald Near

$16

Steven Egler, organ


Composer Gerald Near is one of the foremost living composers of church music. This recording presents, for the first time, his complete set of Twenty-Eight Chorales on Hymn Tunes for Organ, along with his Organ Sonata and other works.

Organist and CMU faculty member Steven Egler presents these works on the 56-rank Casavant organ in Central Michigan University's Staples Family Concert Hall. He is joined on some selections by Frances Shelly on flute. The multimedia portion of this Enhanced CD includes a Virtual Organ Crawl and photographs of the pipes from the organ in the concert hall.


Reviews

  • “This recording is essential for all who perform, teach, or have an interest in the music of this distinguished American composer.”

    - The American Organist

Track Listing

1.
Mit Freuden Zart
2.
Westminster Abbey
3.
Nun Danket Alle Gott
4.
Moscow
5.
Nun Komm DerHeiden Heiland
6.
In Dulci Jubilo
7.
Erhalt Uns, Herr (Spires)
8.
O Welt, Ich Muss Dich Lassen
9.
Herzliebster Jesu
10.
Salzburg
11.
Canonbury
12.
Leoni
13.
Herr Jesu Christ
14.
Liebster Jesu, Wir Sind Hier
15.
St. Denio
16.
Freu Dich Sehr (Psalm 42)
17.
Suo Gân
18.
Aus Tiefer Not
19.
Herzlich Tut Mich Verlagen
20.
Puer Nobis Nascitur
21.
Vater Unser Im Himmelreich
22.
Jesus, Meine Zuversicht
23.
Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist
24.
Schmücke Dich, O Liebe Seele
25.
Freuen Wir Uns All In Ein
26.
O Jesulein Süss
27.
O Traurigkeit
28.
Christ Ist Erstanden
29.
Rondo
30.
Elegy (Siciliano)
31.
Allegro Giacoso
32.
Chaconne
33.
Lento (Homage to L.S.)
34.
Fugue: Allegro Moderato

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