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Allen Shaffer

Allen Shaffer plays a program of rarely-heard works along with a favorite or two on the Casavant Opus 273 (1996) / Létourneau (1996) organ at Christ and Saint Luke’s Church, Norfolk, Virginia.

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Format: Digital Audio CD
Label:  PRO ORGANO
Catalog Number:  CD 7154
Length: 71′ 49″
Tracks: 13
Organ: Casavant / Létourneau
Venue: Christ and Saint Luke’s Church, Norfolk, Virginia USA
Recorded: 05/30/2002
Released: 10/01/2002
Producer: Frederick Hohman
Notes Author: Allen Shaffer
Notes Language: English
Graphics Format: 8pp book, traycard, jewel box
UPC #: 636077715426

01 • Sonata in B-flat Major, Opus 65 No 4 – Allegro con brio • Felix Mendelssohn • 3’44”
02 • Sonata in B-flat Major, Opus 65 No 4 – Andante religioso • Felix Mendelssohn • 2’28”
03 • Sonata in B-flat Major, Opus 65 No 4 – Allegretto • Felix Mendelssohn • 3’54”
04 • Sonata in B-flat Major, Opus 65 No 4 – Allegro maestoso e vivace • Felix Mendelssohn • 4’16”
05 • Prelude on an Old Folk Tune • The Fair Hills of Eire, O • Amy Beach • 5’21”
06 • Fantasy on Ton-y-Botel • T. Tertius Noble • 6’4″
07 • Elegiac Romance • John Ireland • 10’17”
08 • Allegretto grazioso, from Three Pieces • Frank Bridge • 4’57”
09 • Allegro marziale e ben marcato, from Three Pieces • Frank Bridge • 4’43”
10 • Pièce Héroïque (1879) • César Franck • 8’55”
11 • Nef (Nave), from Esquisses byzantines (c. 1914-19) • Henri Mulet • 7’10”
12 • Rosace (Rose Window), from Esquisses byzantines (c. 1914-19) • Henri Mulet • 5’9″
13 • Toccata: Tu es Petra et portae inferi non praevalebunt adversus te (Thou art the rock, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against thee), from Esquisses byzantines (c. 1914-19) • Henri Mulet • 4’45”

Allen Shaffer
Dr. Allen Shaffer became Organist/ Choirmaster at Christ and Saint Luke’s Church, Norfolk, Virginia, in 1989, ­following the retirement of Grover J. Oberle. He had been Mr. Oberle’s assistant since 1982. He is only the fourth person to hold the ­position since Christ and Saint Luke’s Church opened its doors for worship on Christmas Day, 1910. Learn more…