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Daniel Brondel plays the pipe organ at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, performing organ works that exhibit the instrument's full, dynamic range. He plays Widor's famous "Toccata" from the 5th Organ Symphony, Purcell's "Trumpet Tune", to which many brides have walked down the aisle. The "new" Triforium Trumpet, installed by the Peragallo Organ Company in 1997, is heard in this recording in Gigout's "Grand Choeur Dialogue" and a thrilling transcription of Prokofiev's "March" from The Love of Three Oranges.
Mr. Brondel is the Associate Director of Music at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and a very active organist, pianist and singer. He performs solo recitals in the United States and France. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, where he studied organ with David Higgs and improvisation with Gerre Hancock and Rick Erickson, Mr. Brondel holds a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance.
There still are a limited number of CDs available for this title. This recording can be immediately downloaded from iTunes. You have the option to download this recording as a 16-bit WAVE file from Abeille Music in France.
|1||Grand Choeur Dialogue (1891)||Eugene Gigout|
|2||Trumpet Tune in D||David N. Johnson|
|3||Prelude and Fugue in c minor, Op. 37, No. 1: Prelude||Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy|
|4||Prelude and Fugue in c minor, Op. 37, No. 1: Fugue||Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy|
|5||Suite Gothique: Introduction-Choral||Leon Boellmann|
|6||Suite Gothique: Menuet gothique||Leon Boellmann|
|7||Suite Gothique: Priere a Notre Dame||Leon Boellmann|
|8||Suite Gothique: Toccata||Leon Boellmann|
|9||Apparition de l'eglise eternelle (1932)||Olivier Messiaen|
|10||Trumpet Tune and Air||Henry Purcell|
|11||Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721||Johann Sebastian Bach|
|12||Etudes in the form of Canons for Organ or Pedal Piano, Op. 56 (1845): Canon in b minor, Op. 56, No. 5||Robert Schumann|
|13||Pieces de Fantasie, Troisieme Livre, Op. 54: Carillon de Westminster||Louis Vierne|
|14||The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33: March||Sergei Prokofiev|
|15||Cinquieme Symphonie pour grand orgue, Op. 42, No. 1: Toccata||Charles-Marie Widor|
Photographs of the Pipe Organ and Location