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new-classics.co.uk, September 2016

This comprehensive 16-CD box set from Naxos brings together Reger’s Complete Organ Works played on seven different organs by twelve internationally acclaimed organists: Bernard Haas, Ludger Lohmann, Josef Still, Hans-Jürgen Kaiser, Stefan Frank, Martin Welzel, Edgar Krapp, Christian Barthen, Kirsten Sturm and Wolfgang Rübsam. The performances and recording quality are excellent and this splendid collection is sure to spark renewed interest in Max Reger… © 2016 new-classics.co.uk Read complete review





Gavin Dixon
Fanfare, March 2016

…a vindication of the label’s ambition to make comprehensive recordings of important repertoire. …there is some wonderful music here, much of it very well played, that deserves a far wider audience.

The variety offered by this Naxos cycle is one of its greatest strengths, even if the inspiration behind the performances is one of the factors that vary. But the sound quality is consistently good, and the vast majority of the music here is well worth hearing. © 2016 Fanfare Read complete review




Michael Quinn
Choir & Organ, January 2016

…Reger constantly torn between the contrapuntalism of Bach and the combustibility of Liszt—the flexible and responsive engineering adroitly accommodates the varied voices of both soloists and organs. © 2016 Choir & Organ



Grego Applegate Edwards
Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review, December 2015

There are some stunning toccata and fugues, preludes and fugues, trio sonatas and a great deal else.

Performances and sonics are uniformly first-rate…© 2015 Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review Read complete review





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