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Ourania Gassiou: Church Organ Recital


CHRISTMAS AT MEGARON

Ourania Gassiou in a festive recital featuring great works of the German and French church organ schools, ranging from Dietrich Buxtehude and Johann Sebastian Bach to Max Reger, and from Camille Saint-Saëns and César Franck to Marcel Dupré.
In the spirit of the season, the Greek organist performs religious compositions (Lutheran choral preludes and excerpts from a Roman Catholic mass), anniversary works (Die heiligen drei Könige by Danish composer Otto Malling) as well as pastorales (pastoral compositions alluding to the shepherds who were the first to pay homage to the Holy Infant).
 
 
- Alexandre-Pierre Boëly: Messe du jour de Noël, Op. 11 (excerpts)
- Dietrich Buxtehude: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BuxWV 184
                                 Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BuxWV 221
- J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
- Max Reger: Pastorale, Op. 59, No. 2
- Marcel Dupré: Prelude from Symphony No. 2, Op. 26
- César Franck: Pastorale, Op. 19
- Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie No. 1 in E-flat major
- Otto Malling : Wo ist der König der Juden, No. 2 from ‘Die heiligen drei Könige’, Op. 84
- Charles-Marie Widor : Symphony No. 5, Op. 42, No. 1 (excerpts)


Ourania Gassiou  organ


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