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Siegfried Idyll, WWV103


Wagner’s Siegfried-Idyll is no less heroic than the Meistersinger Prelude, but, instead of bustling Nuremberg, it is set in idyllic, pastoral surroundings, as might be expected of a work originally scored for only fifteen players. As with the Brahms chamber pieces on this disc, the success of an organ performance of the Siegfried-Idyll depends not on brilliant choruses or powerful reeds, but on the quality of individual solo ranks and the colours produced by their combination.

from notes by Robert Quinney © 2006


The Organ of Westminster Cathedral
SIGCD089Download only


Track 14 on SIGCD089 CD1 [20'48] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD089 disc 1 track 14

Recording date
21 May 2004
Recording venue
Westminster Cathedral, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & Limo Hearn
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  1. The Organ of Westminster Cathedral (SIGCD089)
    Disc 1 Track 14
    Release date: November 2006
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