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Track(s) taken from CDA66457

Pièce héroïque in D minor, Op 128

composer

Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: September 1990
St Eustache, Paris, France
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Paul Niederberger
Release date: May 1991
Total duration: 6 minutes 33 seconds
 
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Reviews

'My vote for the best organ record of 1991 … another Herrick/Hyperion marvel' (Gramophone)

'Here is something truly spectacular. Hyperion's vivid recording of this magnificent instrument stands out as one of the best recordings of an organ currently available on CD' (The Good CD Guide)

'A treasure chest of sparkling jewels … polished and displayed to perfection' (Organists' Review)
Enrico Bossi borrowed the title Pièce Héroïque from César Franck, and his piece gradually transforms the cautious tread of the beginning into a theme of epic grandeur, though the vast empire in sound it creates suddenly vanishes, leaving only the vestiges of the atmosphere in which the saga opened.

from notes by Ian Carson © 1991

Enrico Bossi emprunta le titre Pièce Héroïque à César Franck, et sa pièce transforme peu à peu le pas prudent du début en un thème d'une grandeur épique, même si le vaste empire sonore qu'il crée s'évanouit soudain, ne laissant que les vestiges de l'atmosphère du début de la saga.

extrait des notes rédigées par Ian Carson © 1991
Français: Alain Midoux

Enrico Bossi übernahm den Titel Pièce Héroïque von César Franck. Sein Stück läßt anfängliche Behutsamkeit graduell in ein Thema von epischer Größe übergehen. Dann jedoch verschwindet auf einmal das ungeheure Weltreich der Klänge, die es geschaffen hat, und läßt nur noch Spuren der Atmosphäre zurück, mit der das Epos begann.

aus dem Begleittext von Ian Carson © 1991
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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