Bach: Organ Blaster

Michael Murray

Bach Organ Blaster
  • CAT # 80316-25

    1. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 8:35
    2. Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 11:38
    3. Prelude in C minor ("Great"), BWV 546 7:02
    4. Bach: Sinfonia, from Cantata No. 29 ("We Thank Thee, Lord"), BWV 29 3:50
    5. Prelude in C major ("Fanfare"), BWV 531 7:15
    6. Prelude and Fugue in G major ("Great"), BWV 541 9:03
    7. Fugue in G minor ("Little"), BWV 578 4:27
    8. Concerto No. 2 in A minor, BWV 593 12:12
    9. Prelude in C major ("9/8"), BWV 547 5:45
    10. Prelude and Fugue in E minor ("Cathedral"), BWV 533 6:32
    11. Fugue in D minor ("Giant"), BWV 680 3:44
Telarc releases the best of Michael Murray in a collection of some of Bach’s greatest works. Many have become widely popular not only because they are so accessible, but also because of their ability to convey joy, passion, power, tragedy and goodness.

This compilation CD is the follow-up to Michael Murray’s top selling recording, An Organ Blaster: The Best of Michael Murray, released in 1991. Murray, trained in Paris by Marcel Dupré, began his career by performing the complete works of Bach in twelve recitals. He comes full-circle, back to his roots, on this splendid 75 minute compilation.

Find out more about Michael Murray

MORE RELEASES FROM MICHAEL MURRAY

The Bach selections were performed on the Aeolian-Skinner organ at Methuen Memorial Music Hall in Methuen, MA. The Franck selections were… More
The great organist Michael Murray's music can be heard like never before on this Soundstream SACD which features Saint-Saens' Symphony No. 3 and… More
Michael Murray performs Bach at the legendary organ at St. Bavo's. More
Michael Murray will dazzle you with ten selections that display both power and pyrotechnics in one of the most impressive organ programs ever… More
"The redoubtable Michael Murray provides us an altogether concert of magnificent music on this disc...The disc's sonics, as might be expected, are… More
2 CDs for the price of 1!"Murray...makes this music speak with uncanny directness and persuasion...Here is playing of great skill, artistry… More
Michael Murray plays the organ in early Bach organ works. More
Michael Murray plays Bach at the famous organ of Hildesheim. More
“This entire production is of the very highest quality.” —High Performance Review More
Acclaimed organist Michael Murray performs three Bach masterpieces on the great organ at Methuen Memorial Music Hall. More