"This is one of those stunning recordings which from the corner stones of a record collection indeed it was and ‘ Editor’s Choice’ of Gramophone. As all reviewers noted then the combination of player, music and organ is a heady mix resulting in a musically spectacular result, brilliantly captured in a vast acoustic by the experienced Jonathan Wearn. If you have worn out your original CD, here’s the golden opportunity to replace it. Buy it anyway as a spare, the Guild booklet is a vast improvement on the earlier Carlton release."
Paul Hale - Organists Review - May 2001
"Unavailable for several years, this is one of the greatest organ recordings of all time. Kynaston, who was formerly organist and choirmaster at Westminster Cathedral, performs these knuckle buster works of Liszt with a brilliance second to none. Liszt took a symphonic approach to organ music, and treated the instrument like a one-man orchestra. This coupled with Kynaston’s incredible virtuosity and unerring sense-of registration on one of the greatest modern organs in the world, plus sumptuous recorded sound make this a must for every organ enthusiast. Those of you with only a passing interest in organ music are advised to try theis. You may find you’ve been missing on a whole new world of sound."
Bob McQuiston - Tower Records - D.C. Classical buyers
"The recorded sound has enough distance to give atmosphere without sacrificing clarity. A well filled disc, it would make a good introduction to these monuments of organ writing. Kynaston is completely at home in this music on this organ. The subtlety of the registration demonstrates Liszt to be a master of colour and not just a creator of monolithic rhapsody. The sleeve notes are excellent."
Choir and Organ - January/February 2002
Performance ***** Sound *****
"...Kynaston at his best."
William Whitehead - BBC Music Magazine - June 2001
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