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Girard: The Definitive Recording
(Audio CD)
Harry Wilkinson

Harry Wilkinson plays the Ernest M. Skinner organ of Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia.

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Format: Digital Audio CD
Catalog Number:  CD 7044
Length: 70′ 23″
Tracks:  7
Organ: Ernest M. Skinner
Venue: Girard College Chapel, Philadelphia
Recorded: 04/15/1993
Released: 12/01/1993
Producer: Frederick Hohman
Notes Author: Harry Wilkinson
Notes Language: English
Graphics Format: 8pp book, traycard, jewel box
UPC #: 636077704420

Also available in MP3 Download Album.
Individual MP3 tracks also available.

Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians “Here is a feast of Romantic organ music if ever there was one…. Because of the microphone placement, it may even be better than the real thing… A great organ and a great organist ideally matched in a spellbinding disc of music not found in such a mix elsewhere to m y knowledge. Fred Hohman’s notes are wonderful. Organ specs are all there. The pictureon the cover of Harry and his Irish setter, Sebastian at the console is suitable for framing!” – G. Donald Kaye

01 • Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue • Healey Willan • 20’17”
02 • Beyond the Aurora • Harry C. Banks • 4’2″
03 • Choral-Improvisation on “In Dulci Jubilo”, Op. 75/2 • Sigfrid Karg-Elert • 7’18”
04 • Cathedral Windows, Op. 106/2; Ave Maria (Sequenza) • Sigfrid Karg-Elert • 7’25”
05 • Three Symphonic Canzonas, Op. 85 No. 3; Fugue, Canzona and Epilogue for organ, violin and women’s chorus • Sigfrid Karg-Elert • 12’53”
06 • Second Organ Symphony in E, Op. 20; Scherzo • Louis Vierne • 4’51”
07 • Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H • Franz Liszt • 13’50”

This biographical sketch was current as of the date of the original release of this recording in 1993. Harry Wilkinson is Professor Emeritus, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, theory and organ. Learn more…