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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1877 Willis-1970 Harrison/Durham Cathedral, England][decorative stamp]
1877 Willis-1970 Harrison at Durham Cathedral, England

[1914 Norman & Beard/Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland][decorative stamp]
1914 Norman & Beard at Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland

[1913 Brindley & Foster/Freemasons Hall, Edinburgh][decorative stamp]
1913 Brindley & Foster at the Freemasons Hall, Edinburgh

[1913 Harrison/Ripon Cathedral, England][decorative stamp]
1913 Harrison at Ripon Cathedral, England

[1926 Willis/Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, England][decorative stamp]
1926 Willis at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, England

The Glories of Great Britain

…a selective sampler of some of the venues to be visited during the upcoming Pipedreams Tour in northern England and Scotland (May 16-29, 2016).

Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

Audio 1604 Hour 1 59:00 Min

Audio 1604 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

SIR ARTHUR BLISS (arr. Gower): Fanfare for the Lord Mayor of London; Bridal Ceremony, fr Adam Zero; Seven Waves Away; The Rout TrotTom Bell (1877 Willis-1970 Harrison/Durham Cathedral, England) Regent 409

EDWARD BARISTOW: Evening SongJohn Kitchen (1914 Norman & Beard/Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland) Priory 858

EDGAR BARRATT (trans. Hull): Coronach (A Highland Lament)Simon Nieminski (1913 Brindley & Foster/Freemasons Hall, Edinburgh) Pro Organo 7240

JOHN S. BENSON: Psalm 145 –Richard Lea (1967 Walker/Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, England) Priory 871

WILLIAM HARRIS: Magnificat in A –Cathedral Choir/Kerry Beaumont, director; Robert Marsh (1913 Harrison/Ripon Cathedral, England) Priory 555

H. WALFORD DAVIES: Solemn MelodyIan Tracey (1926 Willis/Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, England) Priory DVD 1

SIMON PRESTON: AlleluyasNoel Rawsthorne (1926 Willis/Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, England) Priory 931

Filler – BLISS:  Seven Waves Away (see above)

Hour 2

G. F. HANDEL: March –John Kitchen (1897 Hope-Jones/McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh, Scotland) Priory 5000

JOHANN PACHELBEL: Toccata & Fugue in g –Matthew Owens (1978 Ahrend/Reid Concert Hall, University of Edinburgh) Delphian 34021

JEAN LANGLAIS: Fantasy on Two Scottish ThemesJane Watts (1902 Lewis/Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow) Priory 414

ANONYMOUS (pub. Attaignant): 6 Dances –Gillian Weir (1975 Phelps/Hexham Abbey, Northumberland) Priory 752

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (arr. Lemare): A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture –Timothy Bryam-Wigfield (1879 Willis/St. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh) Herald 169

LOUIS CLAUDE DAQUIN: Le CoucouJonathan Scott (1913 Binns/Rochdale Town Hall, England) Scott Brothers Duo 007

JOHN SCOTT WHITELEY: Aubade, Op. 8John Scott Whiteley (1903 Walker/York Minster, England) Regent 353

HERBERT HOWELLS: Te Deum, fr Collegium RegaleYork Minster Choir/Robert Sharpe, director; David Pipe (York Minster) Regent 391

Filler – BENSON:  Psalm 145 (see above)

Organist Chris Nickol played Life on Mars in tribute to the late David Bowie and, in doing so, brought an awareness of the pipe organ at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery to millions of viewers/listeners.

 

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