The Kotzschmar Organ Merrill Auditorium Portland City Hall Portland • Maine USA
When it comes to large concert organs around the world it doesn’t get much better than 'The Kotzschmar' - the massive world-famous 5-manual, 50-ton instrument with nearly 7,000 pipes including Echo and Antiphonal divisions above the ceiling at the rear of the Auditorium.
With nearly all the works on this epic program edited or transcribed by Thomas Heywood, the 'mighty Kotzschmar organ has proved to be the perfect vehicle for the performance of these works.'
There’s no doubt that, once you’ve heard this recording, you too will become Krazy ’bout Kotzschmar!
Program highlights include:
Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise from Eugene Onégin Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor Mozart’s Rondo from Horn Concerto No. 4 Guilmant’s First Sonata - Symphony for Organ Strauss’ Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka
And much more! Buy any CD and DVD together and receive a bonus 25% discount on the DVD price! Full Program:
Pyotr Tchaikovsky, transcribed by Thomas Heywood Polonaise from Eugene Onégin Johann Sebastian Bach, edited by Thomas Heywood Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 Edwin H. Lemare Marche Moderne, Op. 2 Edvard Grieg, trans. Thomas Heywood Lyric Suite, Op. 54 • Shepherd Boy • Norwegian March • Notturno • Scherzo • March of the Trolls Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, trans. Thomas Heywood Rondo from Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat major, K. 495 Alexandre Guilmant, edited by Thomas Heywood First Sonata - Symphony for Organ, Op. 42 Johann Strauss Jnr, trans. Thomas Heywood Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214