J.E. Dodd was the first Australian-born organ builder to achieve international acclaim. Edwin H. Lemare, the greatest concert organist of the 20th century, proclaimed that 'America had not produced instruments nearly so good' as the pipe organs of J.E. Dodd.
This recording displays these priceless musical instruments to the full with action-packed performances of the most glorious classical and romantic music.
Program highlights include:
Strauss’ Overture to Die Fledermaus Smetana’s Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite Meyerbeer’s Coronation March Buy any CD and DVD together and receive a bonus 25% discount on the DVD price!
Johann Strauss Jnr, transcribed by Thomas Heywood Overture to ‘Die Fledermaus’
Edvard Grieg, trans. Edwin H. Lemare ‘To Spring’ from the Lyric Pieces, Op. 43 No. 6
Christopher J. Luke Tuba Tune, Op. 27 No. 1
Giuseppe Gariboldi, trans. W.T. Best Prière (for Flute solo)
Giacomo Meyerbeer, trans. W.T. Best Coronation March from Le Prophète
Luigi Boccherini, trans. Edwin H. Lemare Minuet in A
Edvard Grieg, trans. Edwin H. Lemare and Dr C.W. Pearce Peer Gynt Suite, Op. 46 Introduction: Morning mood - The Death of Aase Anitra’s Dance - Trolddans: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, trans. Henry Coleman Minuet in D
Félix Borowski Première Sonate
Dr Thomas Haigh Canzonétta in A-flat
Bedrich Smetana, trans. Thomas Heywood ‘Dance of the Comedians’ from The Bartered Bride (Act III)