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FS: CD of David Salomons Welte Pipe Organ
By Kevin McElhone

A new CD recording titled "Welte Restored" has just been issued by the
Royal Academy of Music, featuring the Welte pipe organ in the Science
Theater of Sir David Salomons House in Tunbridge, England.  Included
inside the CD is a 32 page book with the following headings:

  Sir David L. Salomons, The Welte Company, Welte & Söhne in USA,
  The Welte Organ at Salomons, The Organ Builder's Perspective,
  The Organist's Perspective, Alfred Hollins and Welte, Specification
  of the Organ, The Music, Biographies.

The selections recorded are

01  Richard Wagner: March from Tannhäuser / Performed on the Orchestrion
02  Sir Edward Elgar, arr. CJ Grey: Salut d'Amour op.12 / Richard Brasier
03  Louis Ganne: Marche Lorraine / Performed on the Orchestrion
04  Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Harmonies du soir op.72 no.1 (no.1 of Trois
    Impressions) / Attila László
05  Robert Franz: Galopp / Performed on the Orchestrion
06  Louis James Alfred Léfébure-Wély: Andante no.2 in F / Pavla Bockova
07  Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre, Arranged and performed by Edwin
    Lemare on a Philharmonic roll
08  Charles Gounod arr. King Hall: Méditation (Ave Maria) on JS Bach's
    First Prelude / David Hirst
09  A Corbin: Santiago Waltz / Performed on the Orchestrion
10  Sergei Rachmaninoff, arr. A Eaglefield Hull: Prelude in C sharp minor
    op.3 no.2 / Ilya Kudryavtsev
11  Jacques Offenbach: Barcarolle (from Tales of Hoffmann), Arranged and
    performed by Edwin Lemare on a Philharmonic roll
12  Olivier Métra: Valse la neige / Performed on the Orchestrion
13  The Reverend Frederick Scotson Clark: Inauguration March / James Gough
14  Johann Strauss: The Blue Danube op. 314 / Performed on the Orchestrion
15  John Philip Sousa: The Liberty Bell / Performed on the Orchestrion

Total Time 78:53
(C) Royal Academy of Music

I can supply these recordings at £10 + £1.50 P&P to UK.  Please ask for
other countries.

Kevin McElhone
Northampton, UK
http://www.mechanical-music.co.uk/ 
kevin_mcelhone@hotmail.com.geentroep [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

 [ Besides Welte Philharmonie pipe organ rolls, the CD also
 [ presents 120-key Welte Style 10 Concert Orchestrion rolls.
 [ -- Editor (Robbie)


(Message sent Tue 1 Mar 2011, 13:36:31 GMT, from time zone GMT-0800.)

Key Words in Subject:  CD, David, FS, Organ, Pipe, Salomons, Welte

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