Category:  Organ / Sacred Music

The composition came into being in the summer of 1994 as a soundtrack to the screen adaptation of Robert Schneider's novel 'Schlafes Bruder' (director: Joseph Vilsmaier) and has become established as a popular work for organ with several CD recordings.

Duration: 6:00

Publisher of notes/sheet music: Schott Music publisher , ED 8525 Sheet music , 1995

Instrumentation: Organ

Solo instruments: Orgel

Dedication: Dedicated to Harald Feller

Additional remarks: Virtuoso organ toccata, which is played worldwide and influenced by Durufle Toccata op. 5

World premiere:  11.12.1994, Feldafing (Oberbayern), Holy-Cross-Church

Performers at world premiere: Harald Feller

Records:  1: Wergo WER6296-2 von 1995, Titel,  1995

Performers on recording: 1: Harald Feller on the Rieger organ of the Erding parish church;
2: Felix Hell in the Cathedral Basilika of the Sacred Heart, Newark, New Jersey on the CD ORGELGIGANTEN Organ ORG 70102
3: Harald Feller on the Goll organ in Memmingen on the CD
LC 12424, a Super audio-CD
4: Ulmer Münster: organ request concert, Friedrich Fröschle on the minster organ
EAN 4038411122239 AGK03 by jpc dispatch

Movie:  Brother of Sleep,  1995

Movie directed by: Josef Vilsmaier

Movie produced by: Bavaria, Perathon-Film