1871 Willis-1933 Harrison-2002 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England
1871 Willis-1933 Harrison-2002 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England

Martin Baker at the Proms #2133

. . . improvisations and works by Bach played on the magnificent Willis-Harrison-Mander organ in London’s celebrated pleasure-palace, Royal Albert Hall, courtesy of the BBC.

Hour One

J. S. BACHPrelude & Fugue in E-flat, BWV 552MARTIN BAKER:  Improvisation on Themes from Bach’s BWV 552.  BACHPiece d’Orgue/Fantasy in G, BWV 572BAKER:  Improvisation on Themes from Bach’s BWV 572.  BACHPassacaglia & Fugue in c, BWV 582Martin Baker (1871 Willis-1933 Harrison-2002 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London, England) BBC Recording (r. 8/1/21)

Filler – BACH BWV 552 (see above)

 

Hour Two

SCOTT JOPLIN (arr. Britton):  The EntertainerP. I. TCHAIKOVSKY (arr. Britton):  None but the lonely heartHarold Britton (Royal Albert Hall) ASV 6028 (r. 1966)

HERBERT HOWELLSRhapsody No. 3. FRANZ LISZT (trans. Rogg):  Saint Francis of Paola walking on the waves  –Dame Gillian Weir (Royal Albert Hall) Priory 859 (r. 2004)

GIOACHINO ROSSINI (trans. Lemare):  William Tell OvertureThomas Trotter (Royal Albert Hall) Regent 322 (r. 2009)

MARTIN BAKER:  Improvisation on English Melodies –Martin Baker (Royal Albert Hall) BBC Recording (r. 8/1/21)

Filler – BACH BWV 582 (see above)

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