AJJ Posted January 1, 2007 Share Posted January 1, 2007 Having just listened to the recent Robert Quinney recordings from Westminster Cathedral on the Signum label (Brahms, Wagner & Dupre) it would be interesting to know whether the sound of the organ as found here is as good as it is in the building without the advantage of seemingly quite close and high up microphone placement etc. To me these CDs are sonically (including of course the playing) quite splendid - lively pedal reeds, masses of orchestral colour, lush foundations, fairly 'up front' chorus voicing and a quite steely brilliance to the upperwork. In fact the Great Mixture seems to come on with a real punch - the whole thing being quite unlike any other Willis III of that era that I have come across. I have not heard the organ 'live' since I was a teenager and mainly since then only as a backing to the choir but would be interested to know what those who know the organ well and may have heard these CDs might think. http://signumrecords.com/catalogue/sigcd089/089Booklet.pdf AJJ Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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