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Ms. Metzger's playing of this baroque literature is at once elegant and articulate...It is certainly a level above the dull, mechanical playing of this repertoire too often heard these days." -- Agnes Armstrong, The American Organist
Nancy Metzger has concertized on both harpsichord and organ throughout the United States and abroad. A resident of Sacramento, California, she holds a master's degree in music history, and has been a college music professor as well as a church organist.
She is the author of Harpsichord Technique: A Guide to Expressivity, now in its second edition. This book, along with its comopanion cassette recording, is widely used as a manual for Baroque performance as well as a "how to" for harpsichord touch.
Mrs. Metzger has performed for the Hymn Society of the United States and Canada, Region VIII of the American Guild of Organists, the Oregon Music Teachers Association, and for various colleges and civice, professional and denominational groups. Recent venues include the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; St. Norbert's Priory, Kommetjie, Western Cape, South Africa; and Beloit College, Beloit, WI. She has been featured on FM radio programs in Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles and has received grants and awards from Mu Phi Epsilon and the Oregon Arts Commission.\par She pursued musical studes at Syracuse University, the University of Oregon, and California State University, Sacramento. She studied harpsichord in Berkeley, California with Laurette Goldberg.
|1. J. S. Bach: Toccata in D, BWV 912|
|2. J. J. Froberger: Suite for Keyboard in g minor - Allemande|
|3. Froberger: Suite - Gigue|
|4. Froberger: Suite - Courante|
|5. Froberger: Suite - Sarabande|
|6. Froberger: Tombeau fait a Paris sur la mort Monsieur Blancrocher|
|7. Bach: WTC, Book 1, Prelude and Fugue No. 6 in d min, BWV 851 - Prelude|
|8. Bach: WTC, Book 1, Prelude and Fugue No. 8 in e flat min, BWV 853 - Prelude|
|9. Bach: WTC, Book 2, Prelude and Fugue No. 5 in D major, BWV 874 - Prelude|
|10. John Stanley: Organ Voluntary in G, Opus VI, No. 7 - Adagio|
|11. Stanley: Org Voluntary - Vivace|
|12. Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary in D, Opus VII, No.5|
|13. Stanley: Tr Voluntary - Vivace|
|14. Georg Bohm: Vater unser im Himmelreich - No.12, 1, Verse 2|
|15. Bohm: Vater unser im Himmelreich - No.12, 2|
|16. Bach: Prelude and Fugue for Organ in g min - Prelude|
|17. Bach: Prelude and Fugue for Organ in g min - Fugue|