Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 'Organ Symphony' (with Poulenc - Organ Concerto)

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Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 'Organ Symphony' (with Poulenc - Organ Concerto)
Peter Hurford (organ) / Orchestre symphonique de Montreal / Philharmonia Orchestra / Charles Dutoit

[ Decca originals / CD ]

Release Date: Sunday 20 August 2006

'The Organ Concerto, recorded in St Alban's Cathedral, is successful; Peter Hurford's mastery in Bach serves him well in its more darkly baroque aspects, but he is equally idiomatic in the uninhibitedly bouncy passages.' Gramophone

'Dutoit produced an astonishingly energetic performance from the Montreal Symphony which avoided the ponderousness which some renditions mistake for significance' Musica.co.uk

'The Organ Concerto, recorded in St Alban's Cathedral, is successful; Peter Hurford's mastery in Bach serves him well in its more darkly baroque aspects, but he is equally idiomatic in the uninhibitedly bouncy passages.' Gramophone

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