Jens Korndörfer
Klais/Schlueter Organ (IV/112, 2018)
Klais/Schlueter Organ (IV/112, 2018)
Rand Lines
Place & Time
First Presbyterian Church
1328 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta GA 30309 USA
March 12, 2019
7:30 PM

Louis Vierne - Première Symphonie, op. 14 (I. Prélude)

Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata in F-Dur, BWV 540 (A la Schweitzer/Cavaillé-Coll)

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger - Sonate Nr. 8 in e-moll, Op. 132 (Introduction und Passacaglia)

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in c minor, op. 67 (II. Andante, Arr. by Jens Korndörfer)

Valéry Aubertin - Livre Ouvert, op. 6, 2 (2ième mvt de la Sonatine pour les étoiles)

Thierry Escaich - Trois Poèmes (III. Vers l’espérance)

Additional Information

The High Tech Virtuoso: ​How Organ Building Has Influenced Organ Music & Performance Since 1850

Since the 19th century, technology has played an ever increasing role in organ building and especially console management.

Dr. Jens Korndörfer will discuss how devices like the French Appels (Cavaillé-Coll), the German Crescendo Walze (Sauer and Walcker) and the many features of 21st century state-of-the-art control systems such as the one in the renovated organ at FPC Atlanta (Syndyne) have influenced organ performance and composition. His program consists of pieces that reflect the interaction between technology and composition/performance.

Lecture-Recital for the Atlanta Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

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