Paul Manz Organ Series Tribute Concert
October 29, 2009 -- The Tuesday, November 3, installment of the Paul Manz Organ Series will be played by Thomas Wikman in memory and in honor of Paul Manz, who peacefully passed away in his sleep on October 28. He was 90.
The program contains two early Neapolitan pieces, and works by Bach, Vierne and Langlais. It will include Bach's mighty "Wedge" Prelude and Fugue, as
well as Langlais' fiery "Incantation pour un jour Saint."
The program is as follows:
Two Neapolitan Pieces
Toccata Decimi Toni by Giovanni Salvatore (1620-1688)
Sonata per Organo by Giuseppe Sigismondo (1730-1826)
Prelude and Fugue in E minor by J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
(BWV 548, the "Wedge")
Arabesque by Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
(From 24 Pieces In Free Style)
Incantation pour un jour Saint by Jean Langlais (1907-1991)