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Charles-Marie Widor: The Complete Organ Symphonies, Vol. 3 - Nos 3 & 4 / Joseph Nolan, organ

Album Summary

>Widor, Charles-Marie : Symphony for organ no 3 in E minor, Op. 13/3
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Notes & Reviews:

The third volume in a series of recordings from the Caville-Coll organ of La Madeleine Paris features Widor's Symphonies No. 3 and No. 4.

MusicWeb International, 20th September 2013
You will swiftly come to appreciate the care taken by Joseph Nolan with his tempi...Another

Choir & Organ, November/December 2013
Often overlooked, there are fine movements to be savoured in these two symphonies, and Nolan certainly brings the playful scherzos to life.

BBC Music Magazine, December 2013
Lovers of noisy reeds-plus mixtures stop combinations will find much to savour here. As the

International Record Review, November 2013
This third volume in Joseph Nolan's survey or Widor's Organ Symphonies is pure sonic joy... The sound is both tight or perhaps dense, as if compacted like a pure mineral, and breathy... and shows equally the beauty of tone across all the stops, the sheer spirituality and effortless variations of dynamic... sounding very beautiful... Nolan plays these work brilliantly bringing out their particular qualities on an organ apt to reveal their wonders.

Organists Review, December 2013
This distinguished series continues unerringly. Joseph Nolan... maintains real mastery... persuasive playing constantly underlines just how much more this music convinces when heard in the conditions intended... No lowlights, so enjoy.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: La Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris (08/04/2011-08/08/2011).


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>Widor, Charles-Marie : Symphony for organ no 3 in E minor, Op. 13/3
  • Performer: Joseph Nolan (Organ)
  • Notes: La Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris (08/04/2011-08/08/2011)
  • Running Time: 57 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1876