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Organ works by David Bednall
Paul Walton plays the organ of Blackburn Cathedral
The first recording devoted to the works for organ by the acclaimed and talented composer, David Bednall, featuring ‘Triptych in Honour of Herbert Howells’ composed specially for this recording, performed by the formidable Paul Walton on the organ of Blackburn Cathedral.
Henry Fairs plays the Garnier organ in the Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham University
The first recording of the new Garnier organ in the Elgar Concert Hall at Birmingham University, played by the its curator, Henry Fairs, and featuring music by JS Bach, Bruhns, Schumann, Danksagmüller, and Laukvik. It is effectively two separate instruments; the player turns round to play the ‘Chair’ organ. This is exploited in Franz Danksagmüller’s new work ‘Versus’, commissioned for the opening recital in November 2014.
Scott Farrell plays the organ of Rochester Cathedral
A thrilling and virtuoso programme showcasing this distinguished instrument in the first recording following tonal improvements in 2016.
Mars the bringer of War (Planets) Holst arr. Wills; Komm süsser Tod Bach arr. Fox; Pièce heroïque Franck; Epitaphe Vierne; Sonata no. 3 in A Mendelssohn; Rhapsody no. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 17 Howells; Nimrod (Enigma Variations) Elgar; Sonata Eroïca Jongen
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