- Performer:Scott Dettra
- Title:Majesties: The Great Organ of Washington National Cathedral
- Recording date:October 10, 2009 - October 11, 2009
- Recording location:Washington National Cathedral
- Size FLAC version1278 megabytes
- Size MP3 version1938 megabytes
- Size WMA version1135 megabytes
- Formats:AHX DTS ADX MP1 AA WMA
CD: 1 Tracks: 11 Length: 1:17:00. CD 1. Aaron Copland Composer. Fanfare for the Common Man Work. 1. Fanfare for the Common Man (arr. organ).
Majesties: The Great Organ of Washington National Cathedral. Washington National Cathedral.
Washington National Cathedral. Majesties: The Great Organ of Washington National Cathedral.
The great organ consists of 10,647 pipes. Join us for recitals on the Cathedral’s great organ featuring organists from around the world. If sending through postal mail, please mail to: Music Office Washington National Cathedral Wisconsin and Massachusetts Avenues, NW Washington, DC 20016. For any additional questions, please contact: (202) 537-5553 or musicofficeedral. Weekly Organ Demonstrations. Mondays & Wednesdays 12:30–1:00 pm.
Scott Dettra (born March 17, 1975) is an American concert organist and church musician. He tours in North America and Europe, and is Director of Music and Organist at the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, Texas. He is also Organist of The Crossing, a professional chamber choir based in Philadelphia . Christmas Daybreak with The Crossing (Innova Records, 2013). Majestus: The Great Organ of Washington National Cathedral (Loft Recordings, 2010). Bach - Solo Cantatas with Elizabeth Futral, soprano and the Washington Bach Consort (Lyrichord, 2009).
The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington . most commonly known as St. Matthew's Cathedral, is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington. As St. Matthew's Cathedral and Rectory, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The cathedral is in downtown Washington at 1725 Rhode Island Avenue NW between Connecticut Avenue and 17th Street. The closest Metrorail station is Farragut North, on the Red Line
Organ – Douglas Major.
Scott Dettra has been widely acclaimed as one of the leading American concert organists of his generation. He combines an active performance schedule with his post as Director of Music and Organist at the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas. Prior to that appointment he was for five years Principal Organist and Associate Director of Music at Washington National Cathedral. Mr. Dettra’s playing is known for its poetry, rhythmic intensity, and musical elegance
Washington National Cathedral, whose official name is the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, is a cathedral of the Episcopal Church located i. .The original instrument consisted of approximately 8,400 pipes. The instrument was enlarged by the Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company in 1963 and again between 1970 and 1975, during which time more than half of the original instrument was removed. Michael McCarthy is the Director of Music, Scott Dettra is the Cathedral Organist, and Jeremy Filsell is the Artist-in-Residence. The carillonneur is Edward M. Nassor.
CreditsSamuel Barber - Composer
Seth Bingham - Composer
Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli - Graphic Design
Aaron Copland - Composer
Scott Dettra - Liner Notes, Organ, Primary Artist
Marcel Dupré - Composer
César Franck - Composer
William Geiger - Photography
Herbert Howells - Composer
Roger W. Sherman - Booklet Editor, Editing, Executive Producer, Liner Notes, Mastering, Recording
William Strickland - Arranger
William Walton - Composer
Keith Whitaker - Booklet Editor, Production Manager
Healey Willan - Composer
|1||Fanfare for the Common Man Aaron Copland||Scott Dettra||3:37|
|Prelude & Fugue in B major, Op. 7/1|
|2||Prelude Marcel Dupré||Scott Dettra||3:14|
|3||Fugue Marcel Dupré||Scott Dettra||4:16|
|4||Prière, Op. 20 César Franck||Scott Dettra||12:11|
|5||Passacaglia, Op. 40 Seth Bingham||Scott Dettra||10:59|
|6||Rhapsody in C-sharp minor, Op. 17/3 Herbert Howells||Scott Dettra||8:01|
|7||Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 Samuel Barber||Scott Dettra||8:30|
|8||Crown Imperial William Walton||Scott Dettra||8:19|
|Introduction, Passacaglia & Fugue, Op. 149|
|9||Introduction Healey Willan||Scott Dettra||3:42|
|10||Passacaglia Healey Willan||Scott Dettra||8:41|
|11||Fugue Healey Willan||Scott Dettra||5:24|