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Bloomsbury Organ Day 31st January 2015


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Posted Today, 08:09 PM

BLOOMSBURY ORGAN DAY

Saturday, January 31st from 1:00 pm

 

An Organists Online and Music in Bloomsbury Joint Event

 

The theme of this year's event is Britannia!! - a survey of the organs and organ music of the British Isles.

Three half-hour recitals will be given by Henry Websdale, Weston Jennings and students from the RCO / St Giles' School. Presentations will also be given by Philip Norman, Dr John Rowntree and Catherine Ennis.

During the day, there will be ongoing refreshments, displays of relevant material and sales of CDs and books and a substantial buffet.

 

Jane Watts will conclude the day with a celebrity recital.

 

 

1.00 pm PRESENTATION

Philip Norman - Five Centuries of Organs -

 

1.30 pm RECITALS Students from RCO / St Giles' School

 

Camilla Allison

Philip Moore (b1943) Pæan

 

Emily Fraser

Philip Moore (b1943) Prelude from Withycombe

 

John Zhiang

Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Vesper Voluntary 3

 

David Pimm

Georg Böhm (1661-1733) Praeludium in A minor

 

Rachelle Lam

J S Bach (1685-1750) Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BMV 645

 

Evelyn Greaves

Petr Eben (1929-2007) Three Choral Preludes from “Ten preludes on Chorales of the Bohemian Brethren 1971-73”

No. 8 Hříchů Svých oplakej (Praise God, Praise God with Singing)

No. 9 Nastala noc (At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing)

No. 10 Jáfjsem v tom rozveselem (Good Health for those Who Are Hungry

 

2.30 pm PRESENTATION

Dr John Rowntree - A BIOS Presentation

 

3.00 pm RECITAL

Henry Websdale (Winchester College)

 

Edward Elgar (1857-1934) Sonata in G - Mvt 1 Allegro Maestoso

William Mathias (1934-1992) Carillon

Alfred Hollins (1865-1942) Song of Sunshine

William Alcock (1861-1947) Introduction and Passacaglia

 

4.00 pm PRESENTATION

Catherine Ennis - A Presentation on the RCO

 

4.30 PM RECITAL

Weston Jennings (Organ Scholar - Royal Festival Hall)

 

Edwin Lemare (1865-1934) Marche Héroïque in D, Op. 74

Scherzo from Sonata No. 1 in F, Op. 95

Frank Bridge (1879-1941) Adagio in E

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Arabesque No. 2

Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) Prelude and Fugue in B Major, Op. 7, No.1

 

DISPLAYS

There will be displays by various organ-related organisations and the opportunity to purchase magazines, books, CDs, etc.

 

REFRESHMENTS

Free ongoing during the afternoon. A bookable Special Buffet price £5.00 is available at 5:00 pm

 

COST

For the afternoon recitals and displays - free (but with a voluntary collection)

Special Buffet - £5

Celebrity Recital by Jane Watts - £5

 

6.00 pm CELEBRITY RECITAL

Jane Watts

 

Ernest Macmillan (1893-1973) Cortège Académique

William Lloyd Webber (1914-1982) Chorale, Cantilena and Finale

Alexander Guilmant (1837-1911) Pastorale

William Mathias (1934-1992) Variations on a Hymn Tune (Braint) Op20 William Mathias Tournemire (1870-1939) tr Durufle' Cantilene Improvisee

Hubert Parry (1848-1918) Fantasia and Fugue in G

FULL DETAILS HERE:

http://www.organists...e.org/britannia

 

DISPLAYS

There will be displays by various organ-related organisations and the opportunity to purchase magazines, books, CDs, etc.

 

REFRESHMENTS

Ongoing during the afternoon. A bookable Special Buffet is available at 5:00 pm

 

Please let Philip Luke know - philipluke@waitrose.com or phone 01953 688393 to book a meal in advance (this can also be done through the website) or for any further information at all.

 

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church

235 Shaftesbury Ave, London WC2H 8EP

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