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  1. Guillou made some recordings of this organ when it was new - issued on CD by an American company. They showed the expected Guillou playing skills and some quite spectacular sounds and interpretations of true organ repertoire and transcriptions. I wondered then as to the suitability of the organ’s general compatability with orchestral sounds in the standard orchestral repertoire. The situation now seems very much to be a state of ‘what comes around goes around’ but all the same it wold be good if the organ could find a new home. A
  2. Unusual audience member

    This seems to be the case on occasions in France too - a recent solo organ recital in Bourges Cathedral attracted a substantial audience. A
  3. There is a facebook page on Father Willis instruments which is reliable and free from the daftness found in some of the organ areas in said media. https://www.facebook.com/groups/639145742878503/ A
  4. Servite Priory Fulham

    Interesting - thanks! A
  5. Servite Priory Fulham

    Thanks both above - that is certainly encouraging! A
  6. Holiday playing

    Having had a lovely little one manual and pedal 1860s Vowles as my main church instrument for the last 20 plus years I can certainly say that I never tire of what one can actually get it to do both liturgically and in the repertoire it can cope with. With a bit of research there is much around from all points of the repertoire that will work effectively - enough to make me not over worried about that which will not! A
  7. This instrument http://www.npor.org.uk/NPORView.html?RI=N08874 caused quite a stir when it was installed and indeed somewhere I still have an LP of Alan Harverson playing various 'baroqueries' on it soon after. Does anyone know if it is still looked after, used in recitals etc. as one doesn't seem to hear much about it these days. A
  8. Appointments 2

    Oliver Hancock goes from Assistant at Portsmouth Cathedral to St Mary's Warwick as DOM. A
  9. Luxuriant Adagio

    Wine of Peace - Charles Camilleri A
  10. It looks like it it is the same as is currently the case - Mixture IV with tierce, Fourniture IV with just quints. A
  11. GREAT 16,8,8,8,8,8,4,4,2 2/3,2,2,IV,IV,16,8,4 TRANSEPT GREAT 16,8,4,2 2/3,2,IV,8 SWELL 16,8,8,8,8,4,4,2,III,IV,16,8,8,16,8,4 SOLO 16,8,8,8,8,4,2,16,8,8,Fr. Horn 8, Ophicleide 8, Tubas 8,4 CHOIR 16,8,8,8,4,4,2 2/3,2,2,1 3/5,III,8 PEDAL Open 32,Stopped 32,16,16,16,16,16 Solo,16 Choir,8,8,8,4,4,IV,32,16,16,8,4 A
  12. The proposed Canterbury spec. Is out there in the big wide world via the latest edition of The Organ Club Journal if anyone is interested. A
  13. Aubertin comes to Sussex

    The home of two acomplished musicians. A
  14. Similar here: http://www.npor.org.uk/NPORView.html?RI=N10088 A
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