2019 Ruffatti Pipe Organ at Buckfast Abbey
2019 Ruffatti Pipe Organ at Buckfast Abbey
The Diapason Magazine

Bounteous Beauty from Buckfast #2416

. . . following the installation of a new pipe organ several years ago, the musical traditions of Buckfast Abbey have been richly documented.

Hour 1

FLOR PEETERSEntrata Festiva, Op. 93Onyx Brass; Royal Holloway Choir/Rupert Gough; Matthew Searles (2119 Ruffatti/Buckfast Abbey) Adfontes 008

DOM SEBASTIAN WOLFF:  4 Chorale-preludes (Our Father, which art in heaven; At the Lamb’s high feast; Advent Chorale;  Somerset Carol) –Jeremy Filsell (1939-1963 Walker/Buckfast Abbey) Herald 229

CHARLES-MARIE WIDORAllegro (i.), fr Symphony No. 6, Op. 42, no. 2Martin Baker (2019 Ruffatti) Adfontes 001

GREGORIAN CHANT:  Antiphon Ave Maria and Psalm 112 –Buckfast Abbey Choir/Philip Arkwright; David Davies & Matthew Searles (2019 Ruffatti Gallery and Choir organs) Adfontes 003

PEETERSSpeculum Vitae/Mirror of Life, Op. 36  –Sarah Fox, soprano; Rupert Gough (2019 Ruffatti) Adfontes 009

Filler – RICHARD TERRYHymn, Praise to the Holiest in the heightWestminster Cathedral Choir/Martin Baker; Peter Stevens (2019 Ruffatti) Adfontes 003

Hour 2

DOM SEBASTIAN WOLFF:  Three Pieces (Processional (1977); Nocturne;  Fantasia and Fugue –Richard Lea (2019 Ruffatti) Adfontes 007

YVES CASTAGNETMesse Breve (Kyrie-Sanctus & Benedictus-Agnus Dei) –Choir of Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough; Liam Condon (1855 Cavaillé-Coll/Notre Dame d’Auteuil, Paris) Adfontes 004

MARCEL DUPRÉSymphony No. 2, Op. 26Peter Stevens (2019 Ruffatti) Adfontes 006

Filler – WOLFF:  Prelude (see above)

2019 Ruffatti Pipe Organ Buckfast Abbey
2019 Ruffatti Pipe Organ
Buckfast Abbey

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