William Watkins Plays Two Great Aeolian-Skinner Organs
Historic Recordings from 1956 and 1970 featuring the Aeolian-Skinner organs at First Presbyterian Church, Kilgore, Texas (Opus 1173, 1949) and Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C. (Opus 1306, 1957), two of the truly great organs of America played by the master Aeolian-Skinner organist, William Watkins. Repertoire includes Willan "Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue," Franck "Chorale #1 in E Major," Langlais "Les Rameaux," Bach "Passacaglia and Fugue," Franck "Prelude, Fugue et Variation" and more. 16 page booklet, with photos, performer's bio by Neal Campbell, and complete organ information and essays by Roy Perry and William Watkins. CD offers over 74 minutes of romantic organ playing at its absolute pinnacle.
East Texas Pipe Organ Festival, honoring the life and works of Roy Perry (1906 - 1978)