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Two Spirituals - Wilbur Held

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Uploaded by: RAGOrganist (08/07/18)
Composer: Wilbur Held 1914 - 2015
Sample Producer: Sonus Paradisi
Sample Set: Laurenskerk - Main Organ - 1973 Marcussen & Son
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: Modern
Description:
Two arrangements of spirituals written by Wilbur held, stitched together to form a whole (with a slight homage to VF).

I was thinking: I wonder if Marcussen & Son's Laurenskerk organ would work for some American Spirituals. Had they thought about that? With some work on various registrations and the Laurenskerk "trems" I think I may have found something that I hadn't expected.

I played this arrangement on a 1963, 46 rank Austin at a church service. I think the Laurenskerk stood up beautifully to the test against the Austin!
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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