℗ 2014 Wilson Audiophile Recordings

The Organ at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco: John Fenstermaker plays French Organ Music: Balbastre - Dandrieu - Guilain - Vierne - Widor - Alain

John Fenstermaker

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Votre bonté grand Dieu
Claude-Benigne Balbastre; John Fenstermaker
Jean-François Dandrieu; John Fenstermaker
Suite du premier ton
Jean Adam Guilain; John Fenstermaker
Jehan Alain; John Fenstermaker
Organ Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 20  
II. Choral
Louis Vierne; John Fenstermaker
Organ Symphony No. 6 in G Minor, Op. 42  
II. Adagio
Charles-Marie Widor; John Fenstermaker
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    40:28
This 1979 recording is a sampler of the last 250 years of French organ music, performed by Grace Cathedral's organist and choirmaster John Fenstermaker. Grace Cathedral is an especially appropriate setting for the performance of this music because of its fine, large organ built in 1934 and excellent acoustics.
176.4 kHz / 24-bit & 88.2 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 2.8224 MHz / 1-bit DSD - Wilson Audiophile Recordings Studio Masters

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue master source. Due to the nature of analogue tape recording, it may contain artifacts or audio which uses a limited amount of the available dynamic range / frequency bandwidth of high-resolution digital audio. As such, it is offered as a high-resolution documentation of a historical release.

Recorded at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, CA

Recording direction: David Wilson
Technical assistance: Craig Good
Mastering engineer: Bruce Leek
Matrix engineer: Richard Doss
Photographs: David Haygood

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