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Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Organ Works, Vol. 5 & 6

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Product Details

  • Performer: Wolfgang Stockmeier
  • Composer: Karg-Elert
  • Audio CD (October 6, 2000)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Alliance
  • ASIN: B000001S1X
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #794,238 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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CPO has done a real service to Sigfrid Karg-Elert with series of his piano music and his organ music, as well as his music for the harmonium. Karg-Elert's music is deeply rooted in the music of the renaissance but still very much of its time - mysterious, late-romanticism with a fin-de-siécle atmosphere; Reger might perhaps be the closest point of reference, but Karg-Elert's music doesn't sound quite like anybody else's. He often wrote in archaic forms (chorale, canzona etc.), and his towering 66 choral improvisations for organ op. 65, of which a selection is given here (it has apparently been recorded complete elsewhere), is perhaps the pinnacle of his artistic achievement. They are ingeniously written, inventive, contrapuntal and display a mastery of polyphonic writing (and a deep understanding of the instrument).

Few people today understand the music of Karg-Elert as well as Wolfgang Stockmeier who performs these works with an admirable technique and expressive range. Many of the pieces are rather quiet and reflective, displaying some odd rhythms and interesting modulations, and Stockmeier has clearly thought deeply about each one of them. The remaining works are less distinctive, but the a minor Sonatine is an expressively dramatic work of some stature. The Symphonic Canzona display some interesting sonorities and there is real spectacular power in the opening Fantasie. The later Music for Organ is somewhat more harmonically adventurous although I am still struggling to really get a good grasp of it. Sound quality is very good - spacious without being cavernous and finely detailed. In short, the series is a commendable effort, and this volume can be safely recommended to the organ enthusiast or anyone interested in the music of the fin-de-siécle.
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This item was not shipped, because it was out of store. I only found this out after contacting the seller after 4 weeks, because my order was still pending. Response to email was quick, item has been refunded.
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