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|1||Toccata in F major BuxWV156||Dietrich Buxtehude||8:02|
|2||Canonic Variations: Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her BWV769||J.S.Bach||11:25|
|4||Contrapunctus XI from The Art of Fugue BWV 1080||J.S.Bach||6:56|
|5||Variations on a Recitative Op. 40||Arnold Schoenberg||18:25|
|6||Contrapunctus I from The Art of Fugue BWV 1080||J.S.Bach||3:23|
|7||Choral Prelude: Dies sind die heilgen zehen Gebet BWV 678 (Clavier-Ubung III)||J.S.Bach||4:52|
|8||Toccata in E major BWV 566||J.S.Bach||10:26|
The Metzler Organ in Zurich’s Grossmünster Cathedral (Zurich's largest church) has just celebrated its 54th birthday. Andreas Jost the Cathedral organist plays a programme which centre's around Arnold Schoenberg's Opus 40 masterpiece. Music by Bach and Buxtehude as well as hans Vollenweider complete this exciting release.
"Famous as one of the earliest and finest neo-baroque organs in Europe, this recording is a reminder of the scale and quality of the instrument. It is superbly played by the present organist." Douglas Hollick - Choir and Organ
"Andreas Jost plays this programme of music with committment and fair." Tim Rogerson - Cathedral Music.