GUSTAV MERKEL (1827-1885): Organ Sonatas No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 42 and No. 6 in E Minor, Op. 137, Chorale Preludes Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele and Nun sich der Tag.
Catalogue Number: 06S039
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: Merkel’s style is strongly influenced by Baroque counterpoint, notably by Bach, which he incorporated in the romantic idiom of his time, with its warm harmonies and long melodic lines. Carlo Guandalino (organ of the Cathedral of Thiene, Vicenza).