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Felix Woyrsch – Complete Organ Music (24/48 FLAC)

Felix Woyrsch - Complete Organ Music (24/48 FLAC)

Felix Woyrsch – Complete Organ Music (24/48 FLAC)

Composer: Felix Woyrsch
Performer: Ruth Forsbach
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Toccata
Catalogue: TOCC0120
Release: 2021
Size: 633 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

01. Festpraeludium über den Choral ‘Nun danket alle Gott’, Op. 43

Choralvorspiele, Op. 59
02. No. 1, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
03. No. 2, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
04. No. 3, Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her
05. No. 4, Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein
06. No. 5, O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden
07. No. 6, O Traurigkeit, o Herzeleid
08. No. 7, Was mein Gott will, das gescheh’ allzeit
09 .No. 8, Valet will ich dir geben (Festpräludium)
10 .No. 9, Nun ruhen alle Wälder (Canonisches Trio)
11. No. 10, Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich (Im Kriegsjahr 1918)

12. Passacaglia über das ‘Dies irae’, Op. 62

The German composer Felix Woyrsch was born in 1860 in Troppau (then the capital of Austrian Silesia and now, as Opava, in the Czech Republic) but became prominent in the musical life of Altona, now part of Hamburg, as organist, choirmaster and teacher; he died there in 1944. Woyrsch’s late-Romantic organ music, with distant roots in Bach’s counterpoint, inhabits a harmonic world somewhere between Brahms and Reger, its dark colours reflecting the upheavals in the times through which he lived

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