Festive Fantasia

Handel/Best - Hallelujah Chorus from the Oratorio Messiah, HWV 56

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George Frideric Handel, transcribed by W.T. Best
Hallelujah Chorus from the Oratorio Messiah, HWV 56

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Festive Fantasia
Thomas Heywood 

Masterworks for any Festive Occasion!

The 2010 Förster & Nicolaus Grand Organ
St Florin’s Koblenz

This spectacular program includes the best music for the Festive Season in a uniquely cross-cultural program not only for Christmas - but for any festive occasion! A real Festive Fantasia! 

The stunning Grand Organ in Koblenz’s famous Florinskirche, one of Germany’s grandest instruments, is set in a glorious acoustic; this amazing instrument weighs sixteen tons! This true King of Instruments fills the building - and the recording - with power, majesty and awe! 

With some works never before recorded, Festive Fantasia is packed with treats - just like any present should be! The perfect gift for loved ones at any time of the year.   

Program highlights include: 

Lux’s Concert Fantasia on 'O Sanctissima'
Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah
Best’s Christmas Fantasy on Old English Carols
Lefébure-Wély’s Adeste fideles - O come, all ye faithful
West’s Fantasy on Two Well-known Christmas Carols
Dubois’ March of the Magi Kings and the Toccata in G major
Karg-Elert’s Now thank we all our God 
Karg-Elert’s In dulci jubilo

And much more!