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Organ Duets on the Davis Organ
Duo Majoya

Recorded 2010 
Winspear Centre for Music
Organ: Orgues Létourneau Op. 50

  Dance Suite for Organ Duet (1997) 
  Jacobus Kloppers (b. 1937)
1 Waltz
2 Habanera and Minuet
3 Polka and Cakewalk

  Sonata in d minor, Op. 30 (1857)
  Gustav Merkel (1827-1885)
4 Allegro Moderato
5 Adagio
6 Allegro con fuoco; Fuga

7 Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 55 (1971/73) for Organ Duet
  Barrie Cabena (b. 1933)

  Trilogie for Organ Four Hands (1992) 
  Denis Bédard (b. 1950)
8 Cortège
9 Réverie
10 Danse

11 O Sacred Head (2005) 
  Charles Stolte (b. 1969)
  Commissioned for Duo Majoya by Edmonton RCCO Centre

  Sonata in D Major, K. 381 
12 Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
13 Allegro
14 Andante
15 Allegro molto

Duo Majoya

"These colorful organ/piano duets are brilliantly portrayed in spectacular sound. Grab it!" — David Allen Wehr Hillman Distinguished Chair of Piano Duquesne University

Features compositions by Joe Utterback, Denis Bédard and Jeffrey McCune.
Recorded 2002
Casavant Pipe Organ and Steinway Concert
Grand Jack Singer Hall, Epcor Center Calgary, AB

1 Skyscape (1997) 
  Joe Utterback (b. 1944)

2 Visions (1997) 
  Joe Utterback (b. 1944)

  Duet Suite for Organ and Piano (1999) 
  Denis Bédard (b. 1950)
3 I Introduction
4 II Fughetta
5 III Minuetto
6 IV Romance
7 V Final

8 Dreamscape (1988) 
  Joe Utterback (b. 1944)

9 Crossing to Byzantium (2001)
  Jeffrey McCune (b. 1965)

Now & Then
Marnie Giesbrecht

Solo Organ

Recorded 2001
Convocation Hall, University of Alberta and West End Christian Reformed Church Edmonton, AB

Casavant, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta
, West End Christian Reformed Church, Edmonton

1 Prelude, Fugue, and Chaconne BuxBW 157
  Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

2 Sonata in E Major
  Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
  Andante Comodo

3 Sonata in G Major: Presto
  Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)

  "Hommage a Dietrich Buxtehude: Toccata & Fugue for Organ" (1987) 
  Petr Eben (b. 1929)
4 Con enfasi, ma piu allegro che Buxtehude
5 Ben ritmico
6 Scherzando
7 Tempo I 

8 Variations on "Mein junges Leben hat ein End"
  Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)

9 Retablo III: Victimae Paschali (1997) 
  Pamela Decker (b. 1955)

10 Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming)
  Op. 122, No. 8

11 Herzlich tut mich erfreuen (My Faithful Heart Rejoices)
  Op. 122, No. 4
  Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

12 What a Friend We Have in Jesus! 
  William Bolcom (b. 1938)
  from Three Gospel Preludes (1979)

13/14 O Jesus So Sweet (O Jesulein suss)

15/16 Wellspring of All Blessing (Brunnquell aller Guter)
  Gerhard Krapf (1924-2008)
  from Organ Preludes on Schemelli Hymns (1988)

17/18 Introduction & Toccata 
  on "All Creatures of Our God and King" (Lasst uns erfreuen)

19 Lo, How a Rose is Growing (Es ist ein' Ros)
  Jacobus Kloppers (b. 1937) 

20 Passomezzo und Saltarello (1577)
  Bernhard Schmid the Elder (1520-1590)

21 Ein kurtz Schlesisch Dentzlein (1571/1583) 
  Elias Nicolaus Ammerbach (1530-1597)

22 Evening Dance: The Thanks of the Mountain People 
  William Albright (1944-1988)
  from 1732: In Memoriam Johannes Albrecht (1985)

Joachim Segger

Solo Piano
A piano recital featuring beloved works

Recorded 2002

  Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101
  Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
1 Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung (somewhat lively and with deepest feeling)
2 Lebhaft, Marschmässig (Lively. March tempo)
3 Langsam un sehnsuchtsvoll; Zeitmass des ersten Stückes; Geschwinde, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entscholssenheit (Slow and yearning; Tempo of the first movement;  Swiftly, but not too much, and with determination)
  Three Intermezzi, Op. 117
  Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
4 Andante moderato
5 Andante non troppo e con molta expressione
6 Andante con moto

  Sonata No. 1, Op. 22 
  Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)
7 Allegro marcato
8 Presto misterioso
9 Adagio molto appassionata
10 Ruvido ed ostinato

11 Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54 
  Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

  Sonata in F, Hob. XVI: 23 
  Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
12 [Allegro moderato]
13 [Larghetto] Adagio
14 Finale: Presto

The Elegance and the Ecstasy
Duo Majoya

"There's lots of hot-blooded Gypsy flair in those Hungarian Dances." — Rick Phillips of CBC Sound Advice

Duo Majoya inaugurated the year 2000 Wednesdays at Winspear series at the Winspear Centre for Music, Edmonton in a concert recorded for CBC broadcast. Playing piano duets has been a constant solace and joy for Marnie and Joachim throughout courtship, marriage, raising a family and the development of their individual performing and teaching careers. Recorded 2000

Recorded 2002

1-16 Waltzes, Opus 39 
. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

17 Fantasia in F minor, Opus 103 
. Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

18 Andante with Variations, K. 501
  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

.19 Rondo in A Major, Opus 10
. Allegretto quasi andantino
. Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

. Hungarian Dances
. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
20 No. 1 in G minor, Allegro molto
21 No. 2 in D minor, Allegro non assai – Vivo – Tempo 1
22 No. 3 in F minor, Poco soften – Vivace – Molto allegro – da Capo
23 No. 4 in F minor, Poco soften – Vivace – Molto allegro – da Capo
24 No. 5 in F sharp minor, Allegro – Vivace– Allegro
25 No. 6 in D flat Major, Vivace – Molto sostenuto – Vivace

Transcriptions for Two
Duo Majoya

"It is music making and ensemble playing of the highest order." — Fred Swann

Duo Majoya's second CD includes new works for the innovative combination of piano and organ. Recorded on the nine-foot Steinway Concert Grand and the Létourneau organ, works on this CD are all transcriptions. They include Duo Majoya's arrangement of Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite and an arrangement of Stravinsky's Firebird by Edmonton's Jeff McCune. Works for organ and piano commissioned for Duo Majoya since the release of T for Two include: Howard Bashaw's Music for Organ and Piano, released on the CD Bashaw in April 2000; Denis Bédard's Duet Suite for Organ and Piano, premiered May 2000; and Crossing to Byzantium by Jeffrey McCune, premiered July 2001.

Recorded 1997

. Peer Gynt Suite 
. Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) 
. arr. Duo Majoya
1 Morning Mood
2 Anitra's Dance
3 In the Hall of the Mountain King
4 In the Hall of the Mountain King

. Sonata in D Major, K. 381
. Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
. arr. Duo Majoya
5 Allegro
6 Andante
7 Allegro molto

. Firebird Suite (1919) 
. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
. arr. Jeffrey McCune/Duo Majoya
8 Mysterioso-Ronde des princesses
9 Dance infernale de roi Katschei
10 Berceuse

11 C Salut d'amour
. Edward Elgar (1857-1934) 
. arr. Duo Majoya

Dancing Ice
Duo Majoya

"One of the year's best offerings." — The American Organist

Duo Majoya's first CD Dancing Ice was recorded on the Létourneau 35-stop mechanical-action pipe organ at West End Christian Reformed Church in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It includes Jacobus Kloppers' Duet Suite: From the Musical Memoirs of a Canadian Organist for organ duet (CBC commission 1993) and his Organ Concerto (Marnie Giesbrecht, organist), Gerhard Krapf's Totentanz and Barrie Cabena's Variations on an Original Theme.

Recorded 1993

.. From the Musical Memoirs of a Canadian Organist (1993)
. Jacobus Kloppers (b. 1937
. Duet Suite
1 Prelude for Morning Service (Genevan Psalm 84)
2 Prelude for Evensong ("St. Clement")
3 The Improvisational Genius confounded by Organ Gremlins
4 "St. Anne" (O God Our Help)
5 Music for the Rite of Holy Matrimony 
. Three Faces of Christmas
6 Silent Night
7 Joy to the World ("Antioch")
8 Huron Carol

9 Canadian Postlude (Nation in Recession): "Owe, Canada"
. Introductory Toccata Breva Allegro Frenetico 
. The Well-constituted Canadian Fugue in three Expositions

10 Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 55 (1971/73) 
. Barrie Cabena (b. 1933)
. Organ Duet

. Totentanz (1972)
. Episodes and Fugue on a 17th century Folksong
. Gerhard Krapf (1924-2008)
11 Adagio misterioso – Allegro ben marcato
12 Lento grottesco – Presto subito
13 Allegro, ma non troppo
14 Fugue

. Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani (1986/91) 
. Jacobus Kloppers (b. 1937)
15 Adagio – Vivace
16 Adagio
17 Poco Recitativo – Vivace