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The featured new release of the week comes from the organist at Notre Dame performing tributes to those who came before him. Also, the latest from contemporary opera composer Gordon Getty, Baroque from the New World and Messiaen's Harawi.

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New Releases for Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Organ Recital: Latry, Olivier - Sejan, N. / Guilmant, A. / Vierne, L. / Cochereau, P. (3 Centuries of Organ Music at Notre Dame de Paris)
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Organ Recital: Latry, Olivier - Sejan, N. / Guilmant, A. / Vierne, L. / Cochereau, P. (3 Centuries of Organ Music at Notre Dame de Paris)
naïve: V5338

Olivier Latry is one of the most notable organists of our time and holds the prestigious post of titular organist at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Here, he pays tribute to some of his predecessors over the last three centuries; Daquin, Balbastre, Beauvarlet-Charpentier, Vierne, Cochereau and more.


Other Featured New Releases:


Getty, G.: Usher House [Opera] (Foster) Getty, G.: Usher House [Opera] (Foster)
PentaTone: PTC5186451

Gordon Getty has based his opera upon Edgar Allan Poe's macabre work "The Fall of the House of Usher," the novel widely considered Poe's masterpiece of American Gothic literature. In this World Premiere recording, Getty's accessible music reflects these Gothic themes twofold in his unsettling, tense score.
   
CARMINA LATINA CARMINA LATINA
Ricercar: RIC334

This album explores secular and sacred music of the New World during the first years of the Baroque period. These ensembles performed at the Festival de Wallonie in 2012, and made this recording following that triumphant concert and tour.
   
Messiaen, O.: Harawi / Canteyodjaya (T. Arnold, J. Greenberg) Messiaen, O.: Harawi / Canteyodjaya (T. Arnold, J. Greenberg)
New Focus Recordings: FCR131

O. Messiaen's evocative song cycle Harawi: Song of Love and Death was inspired by songs from the Quechua culture of the Andes. These songs are deeply evocative, engaging themes of love, tragedy and death. Longtime collaborators Tony Arnold and Jacob Greenberg perform.

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