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From the Land of Bach

Rolf Henry Kunz, organ

Rolf Henry Kunz was born in Saxony in Eastern Germany. After studying church music in Hallé and conducting in Leipzig, he worked as repetiteur at the opera houses in Potsdam and Hallé before concentrating on becoming an organ soloist. Whilst organist at the Chuch St. Justinus, the oldest church-building in Frankfurt-am-Main, he established the international organ festival Höchster Orgelsommer, of which he has been artistic director for the past 23 years. Rolf Henry Kunz is in demand internationally as an organ virtuoso and he has made numerous recordings. He has performed many times in Ireland and this evening’s recital will be his second in Tullamore.


Anton Scherer (1631-1712)

Intonatio 1 Septimi Toni in G

Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow (1663-1712)

Fugue in G

John Stanley (1713-1786)

Trumpet Tune in D




Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)

Song 13

(Orlando Gibbons, 1583-1625) Andante Colante

Jeremiah Clarke (1678-1707)

Trumpet Tune in D

Johann Christian Kittel (1732-1809)

Fantasia in D

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Prelude & Fugue in D, BWV 539

Air in D (arr. R.H.Kunz), BWV 1068

Ich hatte viel bekümmernis, BWV 21 (arr. F. Liszt)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Fantasia in D minor, KV 397




Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Andante in D, from Sonata VI

Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937)

Prelude in G Minor

Pas Vite

Max Reger (1873-1916)

Capriccio in F sharp minor, op. 59 no. 11

Prestissimo Assai

Performer photo
Rolf Henry Kunz