1872 Henry Willis organ at St. Paul Cathedral, London, England, UK
1872 Henry Willis organ at St. Paul Cathedral, London, England, UK

The Elusive English Organ #1201

…a sampler of instruments old and new (and performers youthful and mature) as prelude to the Spring 2012 Pipedreams Tour in the UK.

Hour 1

GEOFFREY BUSH: Trumpet March –Christopher Dearnley (1872 Henry Willis; 1992 Mander/Cathedral of St. Paul, London, England, UK) Priory PRCD8006

JOHN STANLEY: Voluntary in g, Opus 5, number 7 –Daniel Moult (1704 Harris; 2006 Goetze & Gwynn/St. Botolph Aldgate, London, UK) Fugue State Films 002

SAMUEL WESLEY: Short Piece Number 10 –Daniel Moult (1829 Bishop/St. James, Bermondsey, London, England, UK)) Fugue State Films 002

HERBERT SUMSION: Magnificat in G –Gloucester Cathedral Choir, John Sanders, conductor; Mark Lee (1898 Henry Willis; 1971 Hill, Norman & Beard; 1999 Nicholson/Gloucester Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD494

JUDITH BINGHAM: Gloria, from Mass –Westminster Cathedral Choir, Martin Baker, conductor; Robert Quinney (1932 Henry Willis & Sons/Westminster Cathedral, London, England, UK) Hyperion CDA67503

CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD: Canzona, Opus 116, number 2 –Tom Winpenny (1892 Binns/Queens’ College Chapel, Cambridge England, UK) Resonus Classics 10104

PETR EBEN: Moto Ostinato, from Sunday MusicDavid Burchell (1969 Grant, Degens & Bradbeer/New College, Oxford, England, UK) OxRecs CD-42

SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Vesper Voluntaries, Opus 14, number 8 –John Butt (1968 Harrison & Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England, UK) Harmonia Mundi CD-907281

SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Imperial March –Simon Preston (1984 Harrison/Westminster Abbey, London, England, UK) London/Decca 430 145

SIR DAVID WILLCOCKS: Fanfare on Gopsal –Simon Johnson (1872 Henry Willis; 1992 Mander/Cathedral of St. Paul, London, England, UK) Priory DVD-5

Filler –JOHN STANLEY (see above)

Hour 2

PERCY WHITLOCK: Fanfare, from Four Extemporizations –James Vivian (1926 Harrrison/Temple Church, London, England, UK) Signum 223

G.F. HANDEL: Fugue Number 3 in B-flat –Peter Ward Jones (1790 Donaldson/Holywell Music Room, Oxford, England, UK) OxRecs CD-42

PERCY WHITLOCK: Folk Tune, from Five Short PiecesDavid Swinson (1897 Willis/Town Hall, Oxford, England, UK) OxRecs CD-42

RAYMOND WARREN: Magnificat, from Bristol ServiceBristol Cathedral Choir, Christopher Brayne, conductor; Ian Ball (1907 Walker/Bristol Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD528

JOHN STANLEY: Voluntary in a, Opus 7, number 8 –Richard Marlow (1976 Metzler/Trinity College, Cambridge, England, UK) Chandos CD-0639

J.S. BACH: Prelude in C, BWV 547 –Dame Gillian Weir (1954 Harrison & Harrison/Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK) Priory PRCD866

SIR EDWARD ELGAR: Nimrod, from Enigma VariationsDame Gillian Weir (1871 Henry Willis; 1924; 1933 Harrison & Harrison; 2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK) Priory PRCD859

DAVID BRIGGS: Te Deum laudamus anthem & improvisation –Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Stephen Layton, conductor; David Briggs (1898 Henry Willis; 1971 Hill, Norman & Beard; 1999 Nicholson/Gloucester Cathedral, England, UK) Hyperion CDA67808

HERBERT HOWELLS: Hymn, All my hope on God is founded, fanfare setting –The Wallace Collection; King’s College Choir, Stephen Cleobury, conductor; Benjamin Bayl (1968 Harrison & Harrison/King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England, UK) EMI Classics CDC 57026

Filler –GEOFFREY BUSH (see above)

 

Make your reservations now for the next PIPEDREAMS Tour in England, May 9-22, 2012. We will be visiting instruments in London, Cambridge, Oxford, Bristol, Gloucester, Eton, Reading and Bath.