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John Scott's first recording of Dupré's organ music (CDA66205) is one of the most striking discs in the Hyperion catalogue. Here at last is a second programme recorded on the same instrument—the organ of St Paul's Cathedral.
Dupré's is a majestic and individual voice in the long tradition of French organ music. The major piece on the disc is the Symphonie-Passion, each of the four movements of which depicts a dramatic event in Christ's life. This is deeply satisfying music.
The notes for the disc have been written by Felix Aprahamian who knew the composer well.