A Sunday in Paris
LRCD-1126-27 Experience how a Parisian would have heard the harmonium on a typical Sunday in the 19th Century.
CD1 Music for choir and harmonium "in the church" with the Chola Cantorum of Christ Church, Rochester, NY, conducted by Stephen Kennedy
CD2 "Salon concert" featuring secular harmonium solomusic played by Joris Verdin on the historical Mustel instrument of Eastman School of Music, Rochester University.
Adriaen Willaert Vespro della Beata Vergine Ric 325
The ricercares published in separate voices are extremely well made for organ performance. The art of playing from voice-books has disappeared since centuries. This makes a transcription in "tabulatura" or "score" necessary. The result is contrapuntal structure reaching the "Art of Fugue" quality.
César Franck: Motets, selection of Pièces Posthumes, and Lefébure-Wely: Meditaciones Religiosas op 122
With Flemish Radio Choir conducted by Johan Duijck, and Jonathan Focquaert, double bass. At the Cavaillé-Coll organs of Saint-Brieuc (F), Gesves (Belgium) and Heverlee-Leuven (Belgium)
Klara MMP 027
El Sueño de Enrique
New and old music at the historical organ of Torre de Juan Abad (Castilla-La Mancha, Spain) by Gaspard de la Redondo 1763. Works from Buxheimer Orgelbuch up to new music by Joris Verdin, including the Fantasia edited by Doblinger Wien (Novi Fiori Musicali). Guest performer: Annelies Focquaert, recorder and voice.
Guide des Instruments de Musique Vol II
Ricercar 103, by Jérôme Lejeune. (8 CDs and Book)
Joris Verdin plays the Poïkilorgue (Lefébure-Wely, Harmonium Debain 1860 (Bizet, Berlioz), Harmonicorde (Lefébure-Wely), Cavaillé-Coll 1880 (Bach-Gevaert), Cavaillé-Coll 1857 (Lefébure-Wely), Cavaillé-Coll 1898 (César Franck), Piano-Harmonium (Liszt), Harmonium d'art célesta 1920 (Alphonse Mustel)
L'harmonium de Lemmens et de Guilmant . Gallo CD 1326
Référence Harmonium vol:1
Complete secular works for harmonium by composers, basically known for their organ music for church use. Description: Performance on a rare surviving instrument from the 1870s. Performance with implementation of the original registration and expression marks by the composers