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The Boston Years 1970-1985

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Raven OAR 620

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By: Tromba on Oct, 07 2016

Only problem with this organ is it's American Classicly hobbled without a big massive reed.

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John Near

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Maurice Duruflé Prelude (from Suite, op. 5) Purchase sheetmusic 8:52

First Church of Christ Scientist
Boston, Massachusetts, USA - map
Aeolian-Skinner/Phelps 1952 IV/241
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Sicilienne (from Suite, op. 5) Purchase sheetmusic 7:40
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Fugue Sur Le Thème Du Carillon Des Heures De La Cathédrale De Soissons 3:31
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Olivier Messiaen Dieu Parmi Nous (from La Nativité, Nine Meditations For Organ) Purchase sheetmusic 8:26
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Eugène Gigout Toccata in B minor (from Dix Pièces) View sheetmusic
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Charles-Marie Widor Choral (from Symphonie Romane, op. 73) View sheetmusic
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By: rohrwerk on Oct, 30 2010

Good playing, fascinating instrument, but volume is brought up so high that background hiss is magnified. Careful not to overdo the volume equalizing!

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Finale (from Symphony no. 8, op. 42) View sheetmusic
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Marcel Dupré Prelude and Fugue in B major (from Trois Preludes et Fugues, op. 7) View sheetmusic
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Grace Cathedral
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Berceuse (from Suite Bretonne, op. 21) Purchase sheetmusic 4:27

First Church of Christ Scientist
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Aeolian-Skinner/Phelps 1952 IV/241
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Dale Wood Prelude On New Britain (Amazing Grace) 4:03
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Georg Böhm Prelude and Fugue in C major View sheetmusic
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By: rohrwerk on Nov, 19 2010

Better warmth in the sound than many other recordings of this organ

César Franck Choral no. 1 in E major View sheetmusic
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Louis Vierne Adagio (from Symphony no. 3, op. 28) View sheetmusic
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Carillon De Westminster (from Pièces De Fantaisie, Troisième Suite, op. 54) View sheetmusic
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William Boyce Ye Sweet Retreat 5:11
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JS Bach Come Sweetest Death, Come, Blessed Rest 9:04
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By: Brian on Nov, 16 2011

This is just so beautiful.

By: deda on Feb, 15 2012

Bach on romantic , symphonic organ.Nonstandard.

James G MacDermid Behold What Manner Of Love 5:41
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Zoltán Kodály Praeludium in D-flat major 5:56
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Ralph Vaughan Williams The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune 5:16
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By: bill steward on Oct, 21 2012

this is the best of many performances.

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