This CD is one of two selected by The Absolute Sound magazine of December 1999/January 2000 to receive its prestigious "Golden Ear Award" for Best Organ Recording of 1999. Congratulations to recording engineer Ed Kelly, the organists, and the organ builder.
TOURNEMIRE: Fantasie-Improvisation on “Ave maris stella” (from Cinq Improvisations)
WIDOR: Andante sostenuto (Sym. Gothique)
LANGLAIS: Suite Mèiéale; Les Rameaux
DURUFLÉ: Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain; Prélude sur l’Introit de l’Épiphanie
DUPRÉ: Regina Caeli
VIERNE: Adagio from Symphony 3
MESSIAEN: Dieu Parmi Nous (La Nativité du Seigneur)
The Sacred Legacy of Paris features compositions by 20th-century Parisian titular organists as played on the 42-stop Livley-Fulcher organ (1994) in St. Patrick’s Church, Washington, D. C. Performing are five players of the Liturgical Organists Consortium: Mary Beth Bennett, Robert Gallagher, James Kosnik, Allison Luedecke, and Lynn Trapp.