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Feel the magic atmosphere in St. James Basilica while listening to organ recitals
Organ concerts in St. James Basilica in Prague are very famous for their long tradition and absolutely unique sound of the largest Prague´s organ.
- JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685−1750)
Concerto in C major BWV 595
- ADOLPH FRIEDRICH HESSE (1809−1863)
Fantasy in C minor Op. 35
- GEORG FRIEDRICH HAENDEL (1685-1759)
Allegro from the Concerto grosso Op. 6 No. 12
- GUSTAV MERKEL (1827-1885)
Sonata in D minor Op. 30
Allegro moderato – Adagio – Allegro con fuoco – Fugue
- OSKAR LINDBERG (1887−1955)
- GABRIELA GULLIN (1961)
- JOHN RUTTER (1945)
Variations on the Easter theme "O filii et filiae"
Leylie Yekta (Azerbaijan)
Nils Larsson (Sweden)
The St. James´s organ is the largest organ in Prague and second largest in the Czech Republic. The two-manual organ with a pedal keyboard and 26 stops was completed in 1705 by Abraham Stark of Loket.
The organ´s case, which is still admired today, was quite unique in its time. So far the latest major reconstruction was carried out between 1981 and 1982 by "Varhany Krnov" (Rieger-Kloss). At present the organ has four manuals, 91 speaking stops and 8,277 pipes.
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See the monumental Prague Castle while in Prague.