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More than 30 years after his death, Virgil Fox’s legacy still looms large in sections of the American organ community. The extent to which that most flamboyant of personalities continues to be revered is reflected by this recording, a live performance by Peter Conte, recorded in 2012 on the Wanamaker organ over which he has presided since 1989 and with which Fox was also associated via performances and recordings. The concert marked the 100th anniversary of Fox’s birth, the programme including many works with which he was associated. As usual with Raven, the organ is excellently captured, the listener having a real sense of being towered over rather than dangling from

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