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Simon Says #9916

Words and music from Englishman Simon Preston, one of the world’s most articulate and virtuosic ambassadors for the King of Instruments.

ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI: Toccata in D –Hannes, Wolfgang & Bernhard Läubin, trumpet; Simon Preston (1777 Rosa/Lübeck Cathedral, Germany) Deutsche Grammophon 419 245

HENRY PURCELL: Trumpet Tune (1984 Harrison/Westminster Abbey, London, England, UK) London/Decca 430 145

HENRY PURCELL: Voluntary in G. (1605 Anonymous/Knole House Chapel, Kent, England, UK) Archive 415 675

WILLIAM BOYCE: Voluntary in D. (1791 Greene/St. John the Baptist, Armitage, England, UK) Archive 415 675

J.S. BACH: Partita, Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen, S. 770 (1942 Marcussen/Sorø Abbey, Denmark) Deutsche Grammophon 429 775

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: Serene alleluias of a soul desiring Heaven, from L’Ascension (1968 Harrison & Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England, UK) Argo LP-5339

JOHANNES BRAHMS: Geistliches Lied, Opus 30 –New English Singers, Simon Preston, conductor and organ; Argo LP-571

WILLIAM WALTON: Jubilate –Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Simon Preston, conductor; Stephen Darlington (1979 Rieger/Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, England, UK) Argo LP-725

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT: Symphony Number 1 in d for for Organ and Orchestra, Opus 42, Finale –Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite, conductor; Simon Preston (1990 Walker/Town Hall, Adelaide, Australia) ABC Classics 432 529