Carlo Curley

Real Name:
Carlo Curley
Profile:
American classical concert organist (August 24, 1952 – August 11, 2012).

He was dubbed “The Pavarotti of the Organ” by The San Jose Mercury News and was one of the only performing organists worldwide who support(ed) themselves exclusively by giving recitals, concerts and master classes, without a teaching or church position.

He was born in North Carolina and attended the North Carolina School of the Arts. He subsequently studied with Virgil Fox, Robert Elmore, George Thalben-Ball and coached privately with Arthur Poister.

Curley’s basic approach to performing, while very much his own, paid homage primarily to that of Virgil Fox, aiming to make classical organ music popular to a wider audience, often including pieces from other classical genres arranged and transcribed by himself.
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Carlo Curley Discography Tracks

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Carlo Curley - The Allen System 300 Computer Organ  album art Carlo James Curley* The Allen System 300 Computer Organ (Album) Not On Label US 1972 Sell This Version
DLS-1010 Carlo Curley - Principals Unchained album art Carlo Curley Principals Unchained(LP, Album) Foremost Recordings DLS-1010 US 1974 Sell This Version
RMI-HSKC-1 Carlo Curley - RMI Harmonic Synthesizer And Keyboard Computer album art Clark Ferguson / Mike Mandel / Carlo Curley Clark Ferguson / Mike Mandel / Carlo Curley - RMI Harmonic Synthesizer And Keyboard Computer(LP, Promo) Rocky Mount Instruments, Inc. RMI-HSKC-1 US 1974 Sell This Version
5476 Carlo Curley - Carlo Curley Plays His Multi-Media Digital Computer album art Carlo Curley Carlo Curley Plays His Multi-Media Digital Computer(LP) The Sinfonia, Inc. 5476 US 1976 Sell This Version
Carlo Curley - Organ Spectacular - Carlo Curley At Alexandra Palace album art Carlo Curley Organ Spectacular - Carlo Curley At Alexandra Palace (Album) Rediffusion Royale UK 1977 Sell This Version
DLW-1023 Carlo Curley - Organ Favorites album art Carlo Curley Organ Favorites(LP) Allen Organs DLW-1023 US 1977 Sell This Version
DWL-1020 Carlo Curley - Carlo Curley Plays Charles-Marie Widor - Organ Symphony Number Six In G Minor, Opus 42 album art Carlo Curley - Charles-Marie Widor Carlo Curley - Charles-Marie Widor - Carlo Curley Plays Charles-Marie Widor - Organ Symphony Number Six In G Minor, Opus 42(LP, Album) Allen Organs DWL-1020 US 1977 Sell This Version
ROY 2016 Carlo Curley - Carlo Curley Plays Bach album art Carlo Curley Carlo Curley Plays Bach(LP) Rediffusion Royale ROY 2016 UK 1978 Sell This Version
Carlo Curley - Virtuoso French Organ Music album art Carlo Curley Virtuoso French Organ Music (Album) RCA UK 1979 Sell This Version
AUR 5055 Carlo Curley - The Sensational Carlo Curley Plays Organ Classics album art Carlo Curley The Sensational Carlo Curley Plays Organ Classics(LP) Rediffusion Aurora AUR 5055 UK 1979 Sell This Version
SDG 77021 Carlo Curley - Carlo Curley Plays The Allen Digital Computer Organ At Alexandra Palace, London album art Carlo Curley Carlo Curley Plays The Allen Digital Computer Organ At Alexandra Palace, London(LP, Album) Chalfont SDG 77021 US 1979 Sell This Version
SDG 303 Carlo Curley - Goes Digital album art Carlo Curley Goes Digital(LP, Album) Chalfont Records SDG 303 US 1979 Sell This Version
Carlo Curley - J.S.Bach Organ Music album art Carlo Curley J.S.Bach Organ Music (Album) RCA Gold Seal Germany 1981 Sell This Version
RL 25412 Carlo Curley - Carlo Curley Plays The Popular J.S.Bach album art Carlo Curley Carlo Curley Plays The Popular J.S.Bach(LP) RCA Red Seal RL 25412 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
ABM 765 Carlo Curley - Plays Popular Organ Pieces By Bach, Mozart, Widor, Clarke & Pierne album art Carlo Curley Plays Popular Organ Pieces By Bach, Mozart, Widor, Clarke & Pierne(LP) ASV ABM 765 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CDD 354 Carlo Curley - Carlo Curley Live! At Royal Festival Hall album art Carlo Curley Carlo Curley Live! At Royal Festival Hall(CD, Album) Pro Arte CDD 354 US 1987 Sell This Version
430 200-2 Carlo Curley - The Emperor's Fanfare album art Bach*, Wagner*, Schubert*, Albinoni*, Carlo Curley Bach*, Wagner*, Schubert*, Albinoni*, Carlo Curley - The Emperor's Fanfare(CD) Argo (2) 430 200-2 UK & Europe 1990 Sell This Version
Carlo Curley - Organ Imperial album art Elgar*, Parry*, Cocker* - Carlo Curley Elgar*, Parry*, Cocker* - Carlo Curley - Organ Imperial Argo (2) UK & Europe 1991 Sell This Version
Carlo Curley - Favourite Organ Works album art J.S. Bach*, Carlo Curley J.S. Bach*, Carlo Curley - Favourite Organ Works (Album) London Records Europe 1992 Sell This Version
436 260-2 Carlo Curley - Organ Fantasia album art Widor*, Bach*, Handel*, Holst*, Beethoven*, Franck* - Carlo Curley Widor*, Bach*, Handel*, Holst*, Beethoven*, Franck* - Carlo Curley - Organ Fantasia(CD) Argo (2) 436 260-2 UK & Europe 1993 Sell This Version
440 636-2 Carlo Curley - The World Of Carlo Curley - Great Organ Favourites album art Carlo Curley The World Of Carlo Curley - Great Organ Favourites(CD, Album) Decca 440 636-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
CCCD 001 Carlo Curley - Plays Allen Organs At St. Albans Abbey album art Carlo Curley Plays Allen Organs At St. Albans Abbey(CD) Allen Organs CCCD 001 US 1997 Sell This Version
CDD 315 Carlo Curley - Dueling Organs album art Lyn Larsen, Carlo Curley Lyn Larsen, Carlo Curley - Dueling Organs(CD, Album) Pro-Arte Digital CDD 315 US 1997 Sell This Version
DLW 1018 Carlo Curley - Plays The Allen Digital Computer Organ  album art Carlo James Curley* Plays The Allen Digital Computer Organ (LP, Album) Not On Label DLW 1018 US Unknown Sell This Version
79077 Carlo Curley - Goes Digital album art Carlo Curley Goes Digital(Cass, Album) Varèse Sarabande 79077 US Unknown Sell This Version

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