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Surprisingly Dramatic

Organ music by
Rudolf Tobias -
heard by
RODERIC DUNNETT

'Ines Maidre is a performer of attractive virtuosity and sound judgment.'

Rudolf Tobias: Complete Organ Works. Ines Maidre, organ; Arete Teemets, soprano. © 2015 Toccata Classics

Scandinavia and the Baltic states are one of the regions of which the enterprising Toccata label is making a special focus. This record, which embraces effectively all the organ music by the Estonian composer Rudolf Tobias (1873-1918), arguably the first in his country's great line of composers, who was himself highly proficient on the instrument (and famous or notorious for his often wild and dramatic improvisation), is a valuable part of a series in which Toccata plans to explore and bring to wider notice several of Estonia's most significant keyboard composers.

Ines Maidre is a performer of attractive virtuosity and sound judgment. She made a previous disc featuring Tobias' work (on the Forte label) some twenty years ago...

Copyright © 1 July 2016 Roderic Dunnett,
Coventry UK

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RUDOLF TOBIAS: COMPLETE ORGAN WORKS

ORGAN MUSIC

VOCAL MUSIC

ESTONIA

TOCCATA CLASSICS

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