Now & Then
Marnie Giesbrecht, organ
Arktos 200255
Barcode 7502041932

Canadian organist Marnie Giesbrecht’s latest Arktos CD bridges the centuries of organ repertoire, presenting a program that reflects the rich past (with music by Bach, Sweelinck, Ammerbach and others) in combination with contemporary pieces that reveal fascinating new colours in pieces with their roots in what came before them.

On this recording:
Prelude, Fugue, and Chaconne BuxWV 157, Dietrich Buxtehude
Sonata in E Major, Domenico Scarlatti
Sonata in G Major, Domenico Scarlatti
Hommage a Dietrich Buxtehude: Toccata & Fugue for Organ, Petr Eben
Variations on “Mein junges Leben hat ein End,” Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
Retablo III: Victimae Paschali, Pamela Decker
Es ist ein’ Ros’ entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming ) Op. 122, No. 8, Johannes Brahms
Herzlich tut mich erfreuen (My Faithful Heart Rejoices) Op. 122, no 4, Johannes Brahms
What a Friend We Have in Jesus!, William Bolcom
O Jesus So Sweet (O Jesulein suss), Gerhard Krapf
Wellspring of All Blessing (Brunnquell aller Guter), Gerhard Krapf
Introduction & Toccata on “All Creatures of Our God and King” (Lasst uns erfreuen), Jacobus Kloppers
Lo, How a Rose is Growing (Es ist ein’ Ros), Jacobus Kloppers
Passomezzo und Saltarello, Bernhard Schmid the Elder
Ein kurtz Schlesisch Dentzlein, Elias Nicolaus Ammerbach
Evening Dance: The Thanks of the Mountain People, William Albright