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Track(s) taken from CDA67577

Go tell it on the mountain


Christopher Herrick (organ)
Recording details: January 2006
Eugene McDermott Concert Hall, Morton H Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Andrés Villalta
Release date: August 2006
Total duration: 1 minutes 12 seconds


'As we have come to expect from Christopher Herrick and Hyperion everything is done to the highest standard. The varied and exciting programme is convincingly played, making full use of the extensive tonal spread of the organ, whilst the accompanying programme notes are both comprehensive and interesting … another fine organ firework display, which I'm certain readers will enjoy' (Cathedral Music)

'Christopher Herrick is his usual inimitable self, combing a sense of fun with a spontaneous grandeur which is at times, totally arresting. The listener is also regaled with the impressive sound of the Lay Family Organ in Dallas, Texas, a 4535-pipe monster. Volume XII please?' (Classical.net)

'Some wonderful pieces to hear … the rich sounding recording makes the most of the fireworks' (Essex Chronicle)
John Behnke (b1953) is a professor at Concordia University in Wisconsin, USA. His Go tell it on the mountain, which comes from a 2003 Bärenreiter collection entitled Jazz Inspirations for Organ, introduces the ‘blues’ theme. Marked ‘With a detached swing’, this brief number quickly works up to a fortissimo statement of the famous tune.

from notes by Relf Clark © 2006

John Behnke (né en 1953) est professeur à Concordia University (Wisconsin). Son Go tell it on the mountain, extrait de Jazz Inspirations for Organ (un recueil paru chez Bärenreiter en 2003) introduit le thème du «blues». Marquée «With a detached swing», cette brève pièce en vient rapidement à une énonciation fortissimo du fameux air.

extrait des notes rédigées par Relf Clark © 2006
Français: Hypérion

John Behnke (geb. 1953) ist Professor an der Concordia University in Wisconsin, USA. Sein Stück Go tell it on the mountain, das dem bei Bärenreiter 2003 veröffentlichten Sammelband mit dem Titel Jazz Inspirations for Organ entnommen wurde, beginnt das Bluesthema. Diese kurze Nummer enthält den Hinweis „mit einem zurückhaltenden Swing“ und kulminiert bald in der berühmten, fortissimo gespielten Melodie.

aus dem Begleittext von Relf Clark © 2006
Deutsch: Elke Hockings

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