2010 Klais at Auckland Town Hall, New Zealand
2010 Klais at Auckland Town Hall, New Zealand

Town Hall Treasures #1541

…the tradition of grand pipe organs in civic halls seems to have been an English invention, one carried on successfully throughout the Empire and still maintained…and emulated…today.

Hour 1

W.T. BEST: Variations on God Save the QueenRobert Ampt (1890 Hill/Sydney Town Hall, Australia) Move 3148

MORITZ MOSZKOWSKI (trans. Goss-Custard):  Romance sans paroles, Op. 77, no. 3 –David Drury (1890 Hill/Sydney Town Hall, Australia) ABC Classics 432 527–2

HENRY SMART: Festive March in D. WILLIAM FAULKES: Cantilene PastoraleKemp English (1930 Hill, Norman & Beard/Dunedin Town Hall, New Zealand) Manu Plus 5009

EDWARD BAIRSTOW: Blessed city, heavenly Salem –Musica Sacra; Viva Voce; The Graduate Choir, NZ/Terence Maskell, conductor; Indra Hughes (2010 Klais/Auckland Town Hall, New Zealand) Atoll 117

PHILIP PLAISTED: Grand March . G. F. HANDEL: Minuet, fr BereniceThomas Heywood (1872 Hill-2000 Schantz/Melbourne Town Hall, Australia) Pro Organo 7257

KALEVI KIVINIEMI: Waltzing Matilda Suite –Kalevi Kiviniemi (1872 Hill-2000 Schantz/Melbourne Town Hall) Fuga 9196

Hour 2

KARL JENKINS: Celebratio. HANDEL: Overture to the Occasional OratorioMartin Setchell (1997 Rieger/Christchurch Town Hall, New Zealand) Priory 1031

ALBERT KETELBEY (trans. Sellars): Bells across the meadows. ERIC COATES (trans. Trotter): Youth of Britain March –Thomas Trotter (1834 Hill-2007 Mander/Birmingham Town Hall, England) Regent DVD 001

CHARLES GOUNOD: Funeral March of a MarionetteJonathan Scott (1913 Binns-1979 Walker/ Rochdale Town Hall, England) Scott Brothers Duo 007

LOUIS VIERNE: MeditationDavid Briggs (1855-1931 Willis/St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, England) Priory 284

MATTHIAS NAGEL: Jazz Variations on Gib uns FriedensJohn Kitchen (1914 Hill, Norman & Beard-2003 Harrison/Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland) Priory 858

JOHN IRELAND: Sursum corda. WILLIAM WALTON (trans. McKie): Orb & Sceptre March –Roger Fisher 1911 Foster & Andrews-1991 Rushworth & Dreaper/Hull City Hall, England) Amphion 196