NEW!! Organ Music of Seth Bingham, Vol. 3: “Cathedral Strains”
This newly released double-CD set forms the third volume of the Seth Bingham series. This set includes Bingham’s most famous piece, “Roulade”, along with a wide array of other pieces from his earliest published works to his last. Buy this CD here.
Organ Music of Seth Bingham, Vol. 1: “Unto the Hills”
The first ever recording devoted entirely to the organ works of the prolific New York composer and organist Seth Bingham (1882-1972). Includes several pieces never before recorded. Performed on the 110-rank Schoenstein organ at First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln, NE, an ideal instrument for the music. Buy this CD here.
“Marks…has done us all a great service by reviving the consistently attractive and imaginative organ music of Seth Bingham. … Marks is an ideal interpreter for the music.” –The Diapason, reviewing Organ Music of Seth Bingham, Vol. 1
Organ Music of Seth Bingham, Vol. 2: “Memories of France”
The second volume of this ongoing project to record works of Seth Bingham includes one unpublished piece and several works never before recorded. Once again featuring the superb Schoenstein organ at First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln, NE. Buy it here.
“Marks provides definitive, supremely musical performances, offering an ideal blend of virtuosity, sensitive phrasing, rhythmic flexibility and control, and masterful manipulation of the immense array of tonal resources (including percussions) on the magnificent Schoenstein [organ].” – The American Organist, reviewing Organ Music of Seth Bingham, Vol. 2
Discoveries: Christopher Marks Plays the Crouse Holtkamp
A program of lesser-known music designed to take advantage of the tonal possibilities of the landmark 1950 Holtkamp organ at Syracuse University. Buy it here.
50 Years of the Crouse Holtkamp
This marvelous compilation celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1950 Holtkamp organ at Syracuse University features recorded performances by past Syracuse University Organists. An enjoyable program and important historical document produced by Syracuse University Recordings. Sadly, this recording does not seem any more to be commercially available, but is well worth listening to if you can find it!
Historic Organs Series from the Organ Historical Society
Marks is also featured on the following compilation recordings from conventions of the Organ Historical Society.
Historic Organs of Southeastern Massachusetts – buy it here.
Historic Organs of Seattle – buy it here.