Rachmaninov: Transcriptions and arrangements for organ

'As a pianist, I have always been drawn to Rachmaninov’s music through its sheer grandeur of line, its contrapuntal beauty, its composer’s innate and callisthenic understanding of keyboard textures and indeed the considerable technical demands his music makes. Rachmaninov is the definitive pianist’s pianist'.

Jeremy Filsell, a world-renowned authority and performer on both the organ and piano, taps into his lifelong love of the music of Rachmaninov to create this programme of new transcriptions and arrangements for the organ, centred on the Op 45 Symphonic Dances.

SIGCD324  76 minutes 40 seconds
'The dynamic range is excellent, there is real presence, a sense of acoustic space and the innumerable instrumental timbres on offer are vividly recreated … the sound is very, very good … th ...