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Vision at Covenant / Murray Forbes Somerville, organ

Audio Samples

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Fantasia and Fugue for Organ in G minor, BWV 542 "Great G minor"
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend', BWV 709
>Stanley, John : Voluntary for organ in A minor, Op. 7/8
>Tomkins, Thomas : A Verse of Three Parts, for keyboard
>Darke, Harold Edwin : Elegy for organ in E flat major
>Hodgson, John C. : Wedding March, for organ
>Tournemire, Charles : Suite Evocatrice
>     Tierce en taille et Récit de Chromorne
>Messiaen, Olivier : Apparition de l'église éternelle
>Haan, Raymond : Softly and tenderly, for organ
>Cooman, Carson P. : Rondino on I Love to Tell the Story, for organ
>Callahan, Charles : Prelude on Union Seminary, for organ
>Owens, Sam B. [Composer] : Land of Rest, for organ
>Liszt, Franz : Präludium und Fugue über B-A-C-H

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Fantasia and Fugue for Organ in G minor, BWV 542 "Great G minor"
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend', BWV 709
>Stanley, John : Voluntary for organ in A minor, Op. 7/8
>Tomkins, Thomas : A Verse of Three Parts, for keyboard
>Darke, Harold Edwin : Elegy for organ in E flat major
>Hodgson, John C. : Wedding March, for organ
>Tournemire, Charles : Suite Evocatrice
>Messiaen, Olivier : Apparition de l'église éternelle
>Haan, Raymond : Softly and tenderly, for organ
>Cooman, Carson P. : Rondino on I Love to Tell the Story, for organ
>Callahan, Charles : Prelude on Union Seminary, for organ
>Owens, Sam B. [Composer] : Land of Rest, for organ
>Liszt, Franz : Präludium und Fugue über B-A-C-H
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Organist Murray Somerville was born in London, raised in Africa and studied in Munich, at Oxford and at the New England Conservatory. Prior to becoming director of music at St. George's Church in Nashville, he was university organist and choirmaster at Harvard. He is artistic director of Music City Baroque, Nashville's professional ensemble for historically informed performance.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011).



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Fantasia and Fugue for Organ in G minor, BWV 542 "Great G minor"
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: by 1725

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend', BWV 709
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1708-1717

>Stanley, John : Voluntary for organ in A minor, Op. 7/8
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Tomkins, Thomas : A Verse of Three Parts, for keyboard
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance

>Darke, Harold Edwin : Elegy for organ in E flat major
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Hodgson, John C. : Wedding March, for organ
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: March

>Tournemire, Charles : Suite Évocatrice :: Tierce en taille et Récit de Chromorne
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1938

>Messiaen, Olivier : Apparition de l'église éternelle
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1932

>Haan, Raymond : Softly and tenderly, for organ
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Cooman, Carson P. : Rondino on I Love to Tell the Story, for organ
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Callahan, Charles : Prelude on Union Seminary, for organ
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Owens, Sam B. [Composer] : Land of Rest, for organ
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Liszt, Franz : Präludium und Fugue über B-A-C-H
  • Performer: Murray Sommerville (Organ)
  • Notes: Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee (05/16/2011/05/17/2011)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1855