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AE 10256

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber:

The Rosary Sonatas

Hélène Schmitt

New 2 CD set Super Audio CD Special offer 5 Diapason

Limited special offer € 24,99 (instead of € 29,99 )

The Rosary Sonatas not only deal with mysteries, they are a mystery themselves. With this violin cycle made up of fifteen sonatas and a solo passacaglia, Biber created one of the most astonishing works of the entire violin repertoire. Famous and even today not completely decrypted in terms of its significance is the assignment of the sonatas to the sacred Christian mysteries. In this work, the composer carries to the extreme the scordatura technique, the tuning of the violin’s four strings to intervals other than those usual, and in this manner demands constant concentration from the performer. For the French violinist Hélène Schmitt, the Rosary Sonatas are nevertheless not merely a violinistic extreme sport – on the contrary, for her this work is a musical act of faith. In her performance, an enormous sonic cosmos opens up in the sonatas.

AE 10331

Daniel Roth plays Reubke, Liszt & Ritter

Daniel Roth

Diapason d'Or CHOC du Monde de la Musique

Our album with mid 19th century organ music from Germany performed by Daniel Roth on "his" organ, the famous Aristide Cavaillé-Coll organ from 1862 at the Saint-Sulpice church in Paris, is now back in stock, after having been unavailable since some years. Limited stock however.

AE 11091

Guy Weitz:

Complete organ works

Peter Van de Velde

New 2 CD set Super Audio CD

AEOLUS continues it's successful cooperation with the Belgian organist and titular of the Cathedral of Antwerp Peter Van de Velde and presents with this new double-SACD album the complete organ works of the Belgian composer Guy Weitz (1883-1970).


AEOLUS makes a special offer for the Froberger edition (complete works, including the sacred motets) on occasion of the 400th anniversary of composer Johann Jacob Froberger (1616-1657) in May 2016. Bob van Asperen plays eight original historic keyboard instruments in Italy, France and Germany.



Bob van Asperen  - who just completed the Froberger edition at AEOLUS - played a concert at the Bach museum Leipzig on occasion of Froberger's 400th anniversary in May 2016. AEOLUS presented the Froberger edition.



Aeolus recording engineer Christoph Martin Frommen has recently recorded a new double album dedicated to the complete organ music of the walloon composer Guy Weitz (1883-1970), who lived and worked in London after 1914. Weitz was a pupil of Alexandre Guilmant and Charles-Marie Widor and a contemporary of Joseph Jongen.



Aeolus' producer Chris Frommen has just recorded a new album with Léon Berben at the historic Hans Scherer organ (1624) of Tangermünde.



Aeolus' producer Christoph Martin Frommen has just finished new fascinating recordings at the St. Remi Basilica in Reims (Champagne-Ardenne, France) with five famous organists: Vincent Dubois, Olivier Latry, Jean-Baptiste Robin, Benoît Mernier and Pierre Farago.



From now on Aeolus offers a set of five high-quality postcards with organ motives FOR FREE to each customer ordering a CD or SACD via our website while stocks last.



Again, a special AEOLUS recording project in a special location: Bob van Asperen performed at the original 1628 Ruckers harpsichord of Versailles palace.



Aeolus has just finished the recordings for an SACD hybrid with organist and pianist Maria-Magdalena Kaczor. The title of the album will be "Beethoven - organ perspectives".



Aeolus' recording producer Christoph Martin Frommen just returned from St.Guilhem-le-Désert (F) where he recorded three prestigious organ recitals that were given at the beginning of May 2014 on the occasion of the restoration of the famous J.P.Cavaillé organ by three international artists.



The giant AEOLUS project "Bach Complete Organ Works" has been honoured by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie: It receives the "ECHO Klassik 2013" award.



Where you now can find CDs from the Unda Maris label...



AEOLUS releases now on Super Audio CDs (SACD). What this means and the advantages for the listener.



AEOLUS is a record label specializing in Baroque Music and music for organ. Our goal, and that of our artists, is to present superb interpretations performed on the most appropriate instruments. In order to achieve this, we often travel throughout Europe to record rare historical instruments.