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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[Royal Albert Hall]
Royal Albert Hall

From Royal Albert Hall

…a BBC Proms concert focusing on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, with newly commissioned scores and traditional repertoire, too.

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Audio Complete Show 1 hr 58 Min

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Audio 1737 Hour 2 59:00 Min

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Music played in the program

Hour 1

J.S. BACH: Prelude in E-flat, BWV 552/1. ROBERT SCHUMANN: Fugue on B-A-C-H, Op. 60, no. 4. CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD: Ein feste Burg (premiere). BACH: Christus, der uns selig macht, BWV 620. JONATHAN DOVE: Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam (premiere). DANIEL SALEEB: Chorale-prelude & Toccata, Erhalt uns, Herr, bein deinem Wort (premiere). FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in A, Op. 65, no. 3. SAMUEL WESLEY: Prelude to the Grand Organ Fugue by Bach. BACH: Fugue in E-flat, BWV 552/2 (St. Anne) –William Whitehead & Robert Quinney (1871 Willis-1933 Harrison-2004 Mander/Royal Albert Hall, London) (r. 8/20/17)

This program material is provided courtesy of the British Broadcasting Corporation.  The new chorale-preludes are part of the Orgelbüchlein Project, an international project to fill in the 118 missing pieces from Bach’s original plan.

Hour 2

BACH: Toccata in d, BWV 565 –Virgil Fox (Royal Albert Hall) RCA 7736

FRANZ LISZT: Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, ZagenJennifer Bate (Royal Albert Hall) ASV 6127

JOSEF RHEINBERGER: Organ Concerto No. 1 in F, Op. 137 –Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Jahja Ling, conductor; Michael Murray (Royal Albert Hall) Telarc 80136

EDWIN H. LEMARE: Concert Fantasia on British Tunes, Op. 91–Christopher Herrick (Royal Albert Hall) Hyperion 66258

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