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Nordic Journey
(Double Audio CD)
James D. Hicks

American organist, James Hicks, has assembled a program spanning two Compact Discs, and offering a sampling of the finest in organ literature from Nordic composers from the late 19th century through the current age, including new, commissioned works by Swedish composer Fredrik Sixten.  The organ is the 1920s-vintage symphonic organ by Setterquist at Linkoping Cathedral, Sweden.

Available as Double-CD.  In Stock.

$24.98


Track Samples and MP3 download tracks coming in August, 2015.

Format: Digital Audio CD
Label:  PRO ORGANO
Catalog Number:  CD 7239
Length: 138′ 31
Tracks:  33
Organ: Setterquist
Venue: Linkoping Cathedral, Linkoping, Sweden
Recorded: 01/20/2010
Released: 06/18/2010
Producer: Frederick Hohman
Notes Author: James D. Hicks
Notes Language: English
Graphics Format: 20pp book, traycard, jewel box
UPC #: 636077723926

01 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 58 (1855) – Allegro marcato • Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann • 6’7″
02 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 58 (1855) – Andantino • Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann • 4’16”
03 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 58 (1855) – Lento • Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann • 1’36”
04 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 58 (1855) – Allegro poco agitato • Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann • 6’8″
05 • The Bells of Nidaros Cathedral [1976], Op 37b • Ludvig Nielsen • 6’46”
06 • Pastorale, Opus 18 No 2 (1937) • Tanelli Kuusisto • 4’40”
07 • Chorale Prelude: Lofid Gud (Praise God) [1988] • Thorkell Sigurbjörnsson • 4’2″
08 • In The Garden: Frosty morning (1999) • Thomas Åberg • 8’25”
09 • Improvisata, Opus 9 (1948) • Egil Hovland • 4’50”
10 • Nenia Wermlandica (Variations on the anthem of Varmland), [1977] • Lars Egebjer • 4’56”
11 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 23 (1924) – Marcia elegiaca • Oskar Lindberg • 5’38”
12 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 23 (1924) – Adagio • Oskar Lindberg • 3’36”
13 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 23 (1924) – Alla Sarabanda • Oskar Lindberg • 3’14”
14 • Sonata in G minor, Opus 23 (1924) – Allegro con brio • Oskar Lindberg • 6’45”
15 • Toccata et Fuga (1958} – Toccata • Jarmo Parviainen • 5’47”
16 • Toccata et Fuga (1958} – Fugue • Jarmo Parviainen • 4’12”
17 • Lux Aeterna (Light Eternal) [1974] • Joonas Kokkonen • 6’9″
18 • Prelude et Fugue (1986) – Prelude • Fredrik Sixten • 6’3″
19 • Prelude et Fugue (1986) – Fugue • Fredrik Sixten • 3’31”
20 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Preludio • Fredrik Sixten • 3’43”
21 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Kyrie • Fredrik Sixten • 2’15”
22 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Gloria • Fredrik Sixten • 2’35”
23 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Credo • Fredrik Sixten • 3’23”
24 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Sanctus • Fredrik Sixten • 3’32”
25 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Agnus Dei • Fredrik Sixten • 4’41”
26 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Communio • Fredrik Sixten • 4’52”
27 • Messa Misteriosa (2002, revised 2008) – Postludio • Fredrik Sixten • 2’41”
28 • Variations for Organ (2008) – part 1 • Fredrik Sixten • 1’30”
29 • Variations for Organ (2008) – part 2 • Fredrik Sixten • 1’41”
30 • Variations for Organ (2008) – part 3 • Fredrik Sixten • 2’50”
31 • Variations for Organ (2008) – part 4 • Fredrik Sixten • 1’53”
32 • Variations for Organ (2008) – part 5 • Fredrik Sixten • 1’42”
33 • Variations for Organ (2008) – part 6 • Fredrik Sixten • 4’24”

James D. Hicks

James D. Hicks holds degrees in music from the Peabody Institute of Music of Johns Hopkins University, Yale University, and the University of Cincinnati. He has also studied at the Royal School of Church Music and is an associate of the American Guild of Organists. Learn more…

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