Popular French Romantics Volume 2

Jane Parker-Smith on the organ of Beauvais Cathedral
ASV CD DCA610

Contents

SAINT-SAËNS: Prelude & Fugue No. 3 in C, Op. 109
WIDOR: Andante Cantabile and Scherzo (Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 13/4)
VIERNE: Final (Symphony No. 1 in D minor, Op. 14) 
GUILMANT: Grand Choeur in D, Op. 18 
FRANCK: Prelude, Fugue and Variation in B minor, Op.18
RENAUD: Toccata in D minor 
VIERNE: Stéle pour un enfant défunt (from Triptyque, Op. 58) 
MULET: Carillon - Sortie in D

What they say

"Jane Parker-Smith gives scintillating performances... Nothing, however complex, seems to defeat those flashing fingers and nimble feet... assured, brilliant technical mastery... The ASV recording engineers have done wonders... magnificent"

The Organ

"...superb performances"

Hi-Fi News

"...such powerful performances...effervescent and thrilling accounts"

Gramophone

"High drama and great bravura...splendidly recorded"

*** Penguin recommendation