J.S. Bach

Recommended (or not) Recordings

Aux grandes orgues de l'Eglise de la Madeleine de Paris Vol. 1

Main Performer
or Conductor:
Jeanne Demessieux
Individual Works:Bach: Sinfonia BWV 29, Erbarm' Dich mein, o Herre Gott BWV 721, O Mensch, bewein' dein Sünde groß BWV 622, Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam, BWV 684; Mozart: Fantasie & Fugue in F minor K608; Liszt: Prelude & Fugue on BACH; Widor: Allegro, Symphny VI
Format:Compact Disc
Record Label:Festivo
Catalog Number:fecd131
Year Released/Recorded:1958?
Total Playing Time:49'59"
Comments:dan w said:

Taught principally by Dupre, Jeanne Demessieux had all his works committed to memory as well as an almost super-human perfection of technique. Despite being recorded on a Cavaille-Coll organ, the registrations are generally quite austere.

Acknowledgements:Thank you to the following for submitting this recording and for your comments:
  • dan w
Date First Submitted:06/29/2005