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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

[1898 Henry Willis organ of Lincoln Cathedral]
1898 Henry Willis organ of Lincoln Cathedral

From British Cathedrals

…grander than grand, these impressive instruments resonate in some of England’s most famous ecclesiastical buildings.

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Music played in the program

SIR HUBERT PARRY: Fantasia & Fugue in G, Opus 188 –Philip Marshall (1898 Henry Willis/Lincoln Cathedral, England, UK) Amphion CD-161

MATTHEW LOCKE: Voluntary in a. ERNEST BULLOCK: Improvisation on a Tune by Orlando Gibbons –Paul Morgan (1891 Henry Willis/Exeter Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD431

RAFFAELE MANARI: Concert Study on Salve Regina –John Scott Whiteley (1863 Hill; 1903; 1960 Walker; 1993 Coffin/York Minster, England, UK) York Ambisonic CD-114

EUGÈNE GIGOUT: Grand choeur dialogue.THÉODORE DUBOIS: In paradisum, from Douze pieces nouvelles –Ian Tracey (1926 Henry Willis & Sons/Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool, England, UK) Chandos CD-9716

HEALEY WILLAN: Prelude on Gelobt sei Gott –Noel Rawsthorne (1926 Henry Willis & Sons/Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool, England, UK) Priory PRCD931

DIMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: The Cathedral Service, from The Gadfly, Opus 97 –Iain Quinn (1854 Henry Willis; 1988 Harrison/Cathedral, Winchester, England, UK) Chandos CD-10043

WILLIAM WALOND: Voluntary in G, Opus 5, number 1 –David Lepine (1962 Harrison & Harrison/Coventry Cathedral, England, UK) Amphion CD-163

WILLIAM HENRY HARRIS: A Fancy –Philip Rushforth (1996 Nicholson/Southwell Minster, England, UK) OxRecs CD-80

SIR DAVID WILLCOCKS: Variations on Breslau –Jane Watts (1989 Mander/Rochester Cathedral, England, UK) Priory PRCD389

BASIL HARWOOD: Dithyramb, Opus 7 –Roger Fisher (1970 Rushworth & Dreaper/Chester Cathedral, Engalnd, UK) Mirabilis CD-906


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