Episode #1604

The Glories of Great Britain

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Sunday, January 31, 2016

pipe organ stops (JMC Photos/flickr)

This week Pipedreams features works by British composers played on a selection of organs from Northern England and Scotland. 

Program playlist:

Arthur Bliss (arr. Gower): Fanfare for the Lord Mayor of London; Bridal Ceremony from Adam Zero; Seven Waves Away;The Rout Trot
— Tom Bell (1877 Willis-1970 Harrison/Durham Cathedral, England) Regent 409

Edward Bairstow: Evening Song
— John 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 Melody
— Ian Tracey (1926 Willis/Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, England) Priory DVD 1

Simon Preston: Alleluyas
— Noel Rawsthorne (1926 Willis/Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, England) Priory 931

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