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Durham Cathedral organ recital archive
 

2015 || 2014 ||2013 ||  2012 ||  2011 || 2010 || 2009 || 2008 || 2007 

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2015
21 Jan: 
Francesca Massey (Durham Cathedral)
played Messiaen: La Nativité du Seigneur

The summer 2014 series:

* 16 July:  Francesca Massey [Durham Cathedral]
            Symphonie-Passion, Op.23                                 Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
                Le Monde dans l'attente du Sauveur, Nativité, Crucifixion, Résurrection
             Pastorale                                                              Jean Roger-Ducasse (1873-1954)
            Trois Danses                                                 Jehan Alain  (1911-1940)

                    Joies, Deuils,Luttes

* 23 July:  David Ratnanayagam [Durham Cathedral]        
                Prelude and Fugue in G minor                                             Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
                Fantasia and Fugue in C minor BWV 537                     Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
                Scherzo in G minor Op. 49, No. 2                                             Enrico Bossi (1861-1925)
                Choral No. 2 in B minor                                                               César Franck (1822-1890)
                Toccata                                                                                              Simon Preston (b. 1938)
                Rhapsody in D flat major Op. 17, No. 1                                 Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
                Fantasia and Fugue in G                                                         Charles Hubert Parry (1848-1918)
                Allegro moderato (Sonata No 1)                                                   Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
             
* 30 July:  James Lancelot [Durham Cathedral]  - one of the IAO Congress recitals and RCO 150 recital. 
Fantasia in F minor, K 608                                               Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Ut re mee fa sol la                                                                          William Byrd
(1543-1622)
Chorale Preludes on  Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
                                Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
         
a 2 Clav. e Pedale, BWV 659;  Trio, a due Bassi e Canto fermo, BWV 660; 
                  
in organo pleno.  Canto fermo in Pedale, BWV 661
Sonata No 1 (1937)                                                                                      Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
           
Mäßig schnell;  Lebhaft;  Sehr langsam;  Phantasie, frei;  Ruhig bewegt 
Psalm-prelude, Set 2 No 2  (Ps 139.  11)                                  Herbert Howells  (1892-1983)
The 94th Psalm (Sonata)                                                            Julius Reubke (1834-1858)
            Grave – Larghetto   O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth:
                 thou God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.
                     Arise, thou Judge of the world: and reward the proud after their deserving.

            Allegro con fuoco        Lord, how long shall the ungodly:

                     how long shall the ungodly triumph?
                     They murder the widow and the stranger:
                      and put the fatherless to death.
                     And yet they say, Tush, the Lord shall not see:
                    neither shall the God of Jacob regard it.

            Adagio     If the Lord had not helped me:

                     it had not failed but my soul had been put to silence.

            Allegro     But the Lord is my refuge:
                     and my God is the strength of my confidence.
                    He shall recompense them their wickedness, and destroy them
                    in their own malice:  yea, the Lord our God shall destroy them.                     
* 6 August:  Peter King [Bath Abbey
            Fantaisie et Fugue in B flat [Op.18 vi]                                A-P-F Boëly (1785-1858]
            Funérailles                                                                               F.Liszt [1811-1886]
            Fantaisie ii, in D flat                                                         C.Saint-Saëns [1835-1921]
            Wedding Day at Troldhaugen                                                   E.Grieg [1843-1907]
            Scherzo in G minor [Op.49 ii]                                                  E. Bossi [1861-1925]
            Concerto in B flat                                              T.Albinoni tr. J.G.Walther [1684-1748]
                        Allegro, Adagio, Allegro
            Fantasia in G minor                                                             York Bowen [1884-1961]

* 13 August:  Stephen Disley [Southwark Cathedral]
             Overture to the Occasional Oratorio  [arr.W.T.Best]                G.F.Handel [1685-1759]
             Chorale Prelude: Durch Adams Fall... [BuxWV 183]            Dietrich Buxtehude [1637-1707] 
             Praeludium & Fugue [BuxWV 149]                                      Dietrich Buxtehude [1637-1707] 
             Chorale: Ertodt uns durch dein' Gute [from Cantata 22, arr.Duruflé ] J.S.Bach [1685-1750]
             Organ Sonata                                                                                Philip Moore [b.1943]
                      Allegro agitato; Andante tranquillo; Allegro con brio;
             Agnus Dei                                                                                 Frank Martin [1890-1974]
             Triptyque        Melody; Trio; Final                                           Jean Langlais [1907-1991]
             A Fancy                                                                                    William Harris [1883-1973] 
             Variations de Concert                                                            Joseph Bonnet [1884-1944]

As Stephen Disley was indisposed Francesca Massey [Durham Cathedral] played:
             Fugues No's 2 & 3 on the name BACH  [Op.60]                  Robert Schumann [1810-1856]
             Joie et Clarté des Corps Glorieux [Les Corps Glorieux]        Olivier Messiaen [1908-1992]
             Agnus Dei                                                                             Frank Martin [1890-1974]
             Sonata in G minor                                                               Oskar Lindberg [1887-1955]
                    Marcia elegaica, Adagio, Alla Sarabanda, Finale
             Prelude & Fugue in F minor                                               Marcel Dupré [ 1886-1971]
             Variations on a Hymn Tune                                               William Mathias [1934-1992]
             Les Elfes [Douze Pieces]                                                      Joseph Bonnet [1884-1944]
             Rhapsody No.3 in C# minor                                                Herbert Howells [1892-1983]
      
* 20 August:  David Pipe [York Minster]
          Psalm-Prelude, Set 2, no. 3   (“Sing unto Him a new song”)              Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
         Partita                                                                            Huw Morgan     (b.1975)
         Prelude & Fugue in A minor [BWV 543]                                   J.S.Bach   (1685-1750)
         Fantasie Choral no. 1 in D flat major                              Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
         Sonata III in A major, Op. 65, no. 3                                Felix Mendelssohn
(1809-1847)

                         (i) 
Con moto maestoso 
(ii) Andante tranquillo       

         Prélude, Cantilene et Final                                                     André Fleury [1903-1995)



The summer 2013 series:

    10 July    Francesca Massey
[Durham Cathedral]

          Fantasia and Fugue on BACH                           Liszt
          Partita on Sei gegrüsset, Jesu gütig                J S Bach
          Vivo, energico ed agitato (Sonata for Organ)    Howells
          Miroir                                                           Ad Wammes
          Diptyque                                                             Messiaen
          'Empyrean' Rhapsody for Organ                         Francis Pott

    17 July    Stefan Kagl
[Herford, Germany
]
           Fantasia in G                                                     J S Bach
           Réflexion et Lumière                                         Helmschrott
           Polovtsian Dances                                              Borodin
           Movements from Pictures at an Exhibition      Moussorgsky
           Epic March                                                         Ireland
           Scherzetto (Sonata in C minor)                        Whitlock
           Final (Symphony No 4)                                       Vierne

       24 July    David Ratnanayagam Durham Cathedral

            Allegro moderato (Sonata No 1)                         Howells
            Prelude and Fugue in A minor                         J S Bach
            Prélude et Fugue                                               Alain
            Variations de Concert                                       Bonnet
            Chorale Partita: Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele  Böhm
            Introduction and Passacaglia                           C S Lang
            Harmonies du Soir                                            Karg-Elert
            Carillon de Westminster                                   Vierne

        31 July    Simon Johnson [St Paul's Cathedral]
            Toccata                                                               Monnikendam
            Prelude and Fugue in C major                           J S Bach
            Andante sostenuto (Symphonie Gothique)        Widor
            Prelude and Fugue in G minor                           Dupré
            Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr                                Bach
            Prelude and Fugue in E minor                            Mendelssohn, arr Smits
            Movements from Symphony No 2                        Vierne

        7 August    Stephen Disley
[Southwark Cathedral]
           Programme

        14 August    James Lancelot
[Durham Cathedral]  
            Prelude, Largo and Fugue in C                             J S Bach
            Sonata No 7 in F minor                                        Rheinberger
            Sonata No 2                                                           Hindemith
               Symphony No 3                                                     Vierne

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2012

The summer 2012 series

11 July: James Lancelot [Durham]
Veni Creator Spiritus,  Opus 38 No 8 (Le tombeau de Titelouze) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
  Chorale Preludes:  Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist, BWV 667 
                                Veni Creator Spiritus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Lucem tuam   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Redford (1491-1547)
Trio super Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 676 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata in D, Opus 65 No 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
                Andante;  Andante con moto;  Allegro maestoso
Hymne d’actions de grâce «Te Deum», Opus 5 No 3 . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
          (Trois paraphrases grégoriennes)
Te lucis ante terminum, Opus 38 No 5 (Le tombeau de Titelouze) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marcel Dupré
Postlude pour l’office de Complies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .  . Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator, Opus 4 . . . . . . . . . . Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

18 July:
Francesca Massey [Durham] with Brass  players from Northern Sinfonia
Sonata Secolare, Opus 117: Allegro con brio, Ciacona (Largo), Finale (Vivace) . . . . . John Gardner (1917-2011)
Sonata on the 94th Psalm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . .Julius Reubke (1834-1858)
Sinfonia from Cantata 29. . arr. Marcel Dupré . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Dances of Terpsichore . . arr. Paul Archibald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
        Spring Dance, Canary Song, Chicken Dance, Midsummer Night;
Water Music . . arr. Antonin Vaigl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
        Overture, Alla Hornpipe, Minuet, Lentement, Bourée;
Sonata Piano e forte . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Giovanni Gabrielli (1554/7-1612)

25 July: David Ratnanayagam [Durham]
             Pièce Heroique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . César Franck (1822-1890)
             Deux Pièces: Scherzetto, Priere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Joseph Jongen (1873-1953)

             Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV 541 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

             Introduction & Passacaglia in D minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Max Reger (1873-1916)

             Vater unser im Himmelreich
, BuxWV 219, and
             Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist
, BuxWV 209 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
             Trois Pièces, Opus 29: Prélude, Cantilene,Scherzando . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gabriel Pierné (1863-1937)

              Cantilène improvisée (reconstructed by Maurice Duruflé) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)

              Introduction, Passacaglia & Fugue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . Healey Willan (1880-1968)

1 Aug: Peter Dyke [Hereford]
Diversion (Mixtures) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .Francis Jackson (b.1917)
Vater under im Himmelreich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..Georg Bohm (1661-1733)
Prelude & Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Gloria tibi Trinitas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Bull (1562/3-1628)
Impromptu in F, Opus 78, No.1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
from Suite Carmelite: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jean Francaix (1912-1997)
        iii) Soeur Annee de la Croix; iv) Soeur Constance, vi) Mere Marie de Saint-Augustin
from Symphony No.5 in F minor: i) Allegro vivace, iv)Adagio, v)Toccata (Allegro). . . . Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

8 Aug: Henry Fairs [Birmingham]
Fantasia super Komm, heilger Geist, BWV 651  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Grande Pièce Symphonique, Opus 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . César Franck (1822-1890)

Four Sketches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Prélude, Adagio et Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator, Opus 4  . . . . . . . . . . Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
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2011

13 July: James Lancelot  [Durham Cathedral]

Prelude and Fugue in E minor [BWV 548] - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata No 5 in C major [BWV 529] - Johann Sebastian Bach
Allegro; Largo; Allegro
Sonata in D minor [Opus 65] No 6 - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Chorale [Vater unser im Himmelreich] and Variations
Fugue (Sostenuto e legato)
Finale (Andante)
Choral Dorien - Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
from Symphony No 6 in B minor [Opus 59] - Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Aria (Andante quasi adagio)
Introduction et Allegro (Poco agitato e a piacere - Lento - Allegro risoluto)
 
20 July: David Ratnanayagam  [Durham Cathedral]
Concertstuck [Opus 80] - Edwin Henry Lemare (1865-1934)
Cantabile [Trois Pieces] - Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
Sonata No 2 in C minor [BWV 526] - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in C major [Opus 36 No.3] - Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
Sonata No.1 - Paul Hindmith (1895-1963)
            Massig schnell -lebhaft; Sehr langsam - Phantasie frei - ruhig bewegt
Sicilienne [Opus 53 No.2; Pieces de Fantasie) - Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Toccata in B flat minor [
Opus 53 No.6; Pieces de Fantasie) - Louis Vierne
 
27 July: Keith Wright  [Durham Cathedral]
Festival Fanfare - Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
Prelude and Fugue in A minor [BWV 543] - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Le jardin suspendu &
    Variations sur un theme de Clément Janequin - Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
Prelude and Fugue on the name of Alain - Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Chorale Prelude:
Schmucke dich, o liebe Seele [BWV 654] - Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata in C sharp minor - Basil Harwood (1859-1949)
        Allegro appassionato; Andante; Maestoso - Con moto

3 August: Oliver Brett  [Durham Cathedral]
Litanies - Jeham Alain (1911-1940)
Prelude, Fugue & Variation [Opus 18] - Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
Master Tallis's Testament - Herbert Howells ( 1892-1983)
Voluntary for Double Organ - Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
from
Clavierubung III - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit [BWV669]
    Christe, all Welt Trost [BWV 670]
    Kyrie, Gottheiliger Geist [BWV 671]
Fantasia in F minor [K608] - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart [1756-1791]
Elegy - George Thalben-Ball [1896-1987]
from
Symphony No 6 [Opus42 No2] - Charles-Marie Widor [1844-1937]

10 August: Nicholas Wearne  [St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh]
Praeludium in D [BuxWV 139] - Dietrich Buxtehude [1637-1707]
Et resurrexit (Theme, Fantasy & Fugue) [Opus 49] - Kenneth Leighton
(1929-1988)
Trio super
Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Ehr [BWV 664] - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Symphony No.4 in F minor [Opus 32] - Louis Vierne
(1870-1937)

17 August: Edmund Aldhouse  [Ripon Cathedral]
           Prelude from Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Richard Wagner (1813-1883) arr. Lemare
           Sonata No 6 in C major [BWV 530] - Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685-1750)
                   Vivace; Largo; Allegro
           Passacaille - Frank Martin [1890-1974)
           Scherzo [Opus 2]
- Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
           Deux danses a Agni Yavishta -
Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
           Fantasia & Toccata in D minor [Opus 57] - Charles Villiers Stanford (1852- 1924)

An additional recital, to celebrate 150 years since the founding of the firm of T.H.Harrison in Rochdale, from 1872 Harrison & Harrison in Durham:

        12 October: James Lancelot  [Durham Cathedral]
Passacaglia [BWV 582] - J.S.Bach (1685-1750)
Chorale Prelude: Es ist ein'Ros'entsprungen (Opus 122 No.8) - J. Brahms (1833-1897)
Sonata in A (Opus 65 No.3) - F.Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Five Short Pieces - P. Whitlock (1903 -1946)
          Allegretto: Folk Tune: Andante tranquillo: Schezo: Paean
Organ demonstration with Mark Venning
Symphony No.6 in B minor (Opus 59) - L.Vierne (1870-1937)




2010
9 June : James Lancelot
de Grigny: Veni Creator; Bach: Sonata No 6; Whitlock: Plymouth Suite;  Reubke: Sonata  94th Psalm.


30 June: Oliver Brett [Durham Cathedral]
              * Allegro maestoso [Symphony No 3] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
              * Choral No 2 in B minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . César Franck (1822-1890)
              * Rhapsody in D flat [Opus 17 No 1] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
              * Six Schübler Chorales [BWV 645-650] . . . . . . . . . .  . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
                    - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
                    - Wo soll ich fliehen hin
                    - Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten
                    - Meine Seele erhebt den Herren
                    - Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ
                    - Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter
             * Suite [Opus 5] - Prélude; Sicilienne; Toccata . . . . . . . . . . . . . Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
                 

        7 July: Christian Ott [Versailles Cathedral]
              * Choral No 1 in E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . César Franck (1822-1890)
              * Prière; Marche funèbre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christian Ott (born 1968)
              * Symphony [No 2, Opus 20] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
                    - Allegro; Choral; Scherzo; Cantabile; Final

        21 July: Keith Wright [Durham Cathedral]
              * Rhapsody in E flat [Opus 17 No 2] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
              * Toccata and Fugue in E [BWV 566] . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
              * Variations on an Original Theme [Opus 58] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
              * Toccata, Chorale and Fugue [Opus 16] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Francis Jackson (b.1917)
              * Pastel in B [Opus 92 No 1] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
              * Sonata Eroica [Opus 94] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Joseph Jongen (1873-1953

        28 July: James Lancelot [Durham Cathedral]
              * Rhapsody in C sharp minor [Opus 17 No 3] . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
              * Voluntary in A [Opus 7 No 1]
- Adagio; Allegro  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  John Stanley (1713-1786)
              * Da pacem Domine in diebus nostris . . . . . . . . . . . Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
              * Duetto in G [BWV 804] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
              * Chorale Prelude:  Jesus Christus, unser Heiland [BWV 665] . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach
              * Fantaisie in A major . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .César Franck (1822-1890)
              * Chorale Preludes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
                      - O Gott, du frommer Gott  [Opus 65 No 50]
                      - O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort [Opus 65 No 42]
              * Chorale Prelude: Nun sei willkommen, Jesus, lieber Herr . . . . . . . . Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
              * Postlude pour l’Office de Complies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
              * Toccata and Fugue in D minor and D major [Opus 59, No's 5 & 6] . Max Reger (1873-1916)

        4 August: Margaret Phillips [Royal College of Music]
              * Prelude and Fugue in C major [BWV 545] . . . . . . . . . .  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
              * Chorale Partita: Ach, was soll ich Sünder machen [BWV 770] . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach
              * Allegro, Chorale and Fugue in D minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
              * Andante Cantabile in G . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)
              * Choral No 3 in A minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . César Franck (1822-1890)
              * Prelude and Fugue 'In Memoriam Maurice Duruflé'. . . . . . . . . . . . Fredrik Sixten (born 1962)
              * Andante: ‘Choeur de Voix humaines’  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Louis Lefébure-Wély (1817-1869)
              * Prélude et Danse Fuguée . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Gaston Litaize (1909-1991)

        11 August: David Ratnanayagam [Durham Cathedral]
              * Fanfare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
              * Prelude and Fugue in G minor [BuxWV 149] . . . . . . . . . . . Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
              * Chorale Preludes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Flor Peeters (1903-1986)
                      - Komm’, o komm’, du Geist des Lebens  [Opus 69 No 9]
                      - Ein’ feste Burg ist unser Gott [Opus 69 No 10]
              * Prelude and Fugue in C major [BWV 547] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach
              * Sonata in G sharp minor [Opus 175 No 16] . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
                       - Allegro moderato; Skandinavisch; Introduction and Fugue
              * Scherzo in A flat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
              * Fête . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
              * Orb and Sceptre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  William Walton (1902-1983), arr. William McKie

        18 August: Matthew Martin [Westminster Cathedral]
              * Epiphanie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . Gaston Litaize (1909-1991)
              * Elegy (Symphony in G minor) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
              * Grand Dialogue (1696)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Louis Marchand (1669-1732)
              * Trois Danses
- Joies; Deuils; Luttes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
              * Chant de Paix & Chant Héroïque
                                                  \ (in memoriam Jehan Alain) (Neuf Pièces) . .Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
              * Corrente e Siciliano & Rigaudon alla burla [Partita in E, Opus 10] Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
              * Toccata (1991) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Francis Pott (b.1957)

Additional events:

24 Aug: 6.30pm: David Ratnanayagam [Durham Cathedral] - Free Admission
Fuga sopra il Magnificat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach
Benedictus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Reger
Sonata on the 94th Psalm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julius Reubke
Psalm Prelude Set 1 No 3  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Herbert Howells
Hymne d’action de grâce “Te Deum” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jean Langlais

2 October: 7pm: Andrew Christer [Darlington]



Summer 2009 recital series
:
 
Wednesdays at 7.30pm  - Admission £7 (concessions £5) 
Chorale Prelude Kyrie, Gott Heiliger Geist, BWV 671  -  J.S.Bach (1685-1750)
Scherzo, Opus 2  -  Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Sonata No 1 -  Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
    Mäßig schnell-Lebhaft;  Sehr langsam;  Phantasie, frei;  Ruhig bewegt
Choral No 1 in E  -  César Franck (1822-1890)
Sonata in A, Opus 65 No 3  -  Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Con moto maestoso;  Andante tranquillo
Dieu parmi nous (La Nativité du Seigneur)  - Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Introduction and Passacaglia - Walter Alcock (1861-1947)
Sonata in C minor, Opus 65 No 2  - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        Grave - Adagio;  Allegro maestoso e vivace;  Fuga; Allegro moderato
Passacaglia in D minor, BuxWV 161 - Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Menuet-Scherzo, Opus 52 No 2 - Joseph Jongen (1873-1953)
From Pièces de Fantaisie, Opus 53 - Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
    Hymne au Soleil;  Clair de Lune
Prelude, Scherzo and Passacaglia, Opus 41 - Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582 -  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata in B flat, Opus 65 No 4  - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Allegro con brio;  Andante religioso;  Allegretto;  Allegro maestoso e vivace
Fugue on the name of B A C H, Opus 60 No 6 - Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Fantasia and Fugue on the Chorale Ad nos, ad salutarem undam  - Ferencz Liszt (1811-1886)
Sonata in D, Opus 65 No 5 - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Andante;  Andante con moto;  Allegro maestoso
Four pieces for an organ-clock - Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 534 - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Five Short Pieces - Percy Whitlock (1903-1946)
    Allegretto;  Folk Tune;  Andante tranquillo;  Scherzo;  Pæan
Chorale Fantasia on the Old Hundredth - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
Marche des Rois Mages - Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)
Sonata in F minor, Opus 65 No 1 - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Allegro moderato e serioso;  Adagio;  Andante recitativo;  Allegro assai vivace
Chorale Variations on Wie groß ist des Allmächt'gen Güte - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Praeludium, Opus 156 No 1 - Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Variations and Fugue on the Chorale Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott - Karl Heinrich Breidenstein (1796-1876)
Cantique, Opus 3 No 1 - Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Symphony No 7, Opus 42 No 3 (Symphonie Romane) - Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
    Moderato; Choral;  Andante; Allegro ma non troppo;  Lento;  Finale
  • 12 August: Michael Haynes (Hexham Abbey)
Suite du deuxième ton -  Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749)
Plein jeu;  Duo;  Trio;  Basse de Cromorne;  Flûtes;  Récit de Nazard;  Caprice sur les grands jeux
Two Chorale Preludes - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', à 2 claviers et pédale, BWV 664
Komm, Heiliger Geist, in organo pleno, BWV 651
Sonata in D minor, Opus 65 No 6  -  Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Chorale (Vater unser im Himmelreich) and Variations;  Fugue (Sostenuto e legato); Final (Andante)
Romanza and Allegretto  -  William Wolstenholme (1865-1931)
Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d'Alain  -  Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)




2008: The summer series

9 July: Robert Sharpe (Truro Cathedral/moving to York Minster)
  • Messe basse pour les défunts, Opus 62 – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
    Prélude;  Introit; Offertoire; Élévation; Communion; Défilé
  • Berceuse (à la mémoire de Louis Vierne) – Pierre Cochereau (1924-1984)
  • Suite for Organ – Paul Spicer (b 1952)
    Prelude; Aria; Finale
  • Ricercare à 6 (Das Musikalische Opfer) – J.S. Bach (1685-1750), tr. Jean Guillou (b 1930)
  • Prelude and Fugue (The 'Spitfire') – William Walton (1902-1983), tr. Tom Winpenny (b 1983)

16 July: James Lancelot (Durham Cathedral)

From Dritter Teil der Klavierübung [Part 3 of the Klavierübung] -  J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Praeludium pro Organo pleno (Prelude in E flat)
followed by selected pairs of chorale preludes relevant to the reformed Lutheran liturgy and to the Lutheran

cathecism (the collection also includes chorales relevant to Gloria in excelsis Deo, Credo, and the Lord’s Prayer,
not heard tonight):
Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (Canto fermo in Soprano) (Kyrie eleison)

Christe, aller Welt Trost (Canto fermo in Tenore)
Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist (Canto fermo in Basso)
Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit (alio modo, manualiter)
Christe, aller Welt Trost
Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist
Dies sind die heilgen zehen Gebot (Canto fermo in Canone) (The Ten Commandments)
Fughetta super Dies sind die heilgen zehen Gebot (manualiter)
Christ, under Herr, zum Jordan kam (Canto fermo in Pedale) (Baptism)
Christ, under Herr, zum Jordan kam (alio modo, manualiter)
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (in Organo pleno con Pedale doppio) (Penitence)
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (alio modo, manualiter)
Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns den Zorn Gottes wandt (Canto fermo in Pedale) (Eucharist)
Fuga super Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (a 4, manualiter)

Fuga a 5 con pedale pro Organo pleno (The “St Anne” Fugue)
                                                

3 July: Keith Wright (Durham Cathedral)
  • March on a theme of Handel                                        Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
  • Suite sur le premier ton pour le Magnificat                   Jean-Adam Guilain (fl 1702-1739)
Plein jeu; Trio; Duo; Basse de trompette; Récit; Dialogue; Petit plein jeu
    • Communion in F                                       Louis- James-Alfred Lefébure-Wely (1817-1869) 
    • Récit de hautbois                                    Louis- James-Alfred Lefébure-Wely (1817-1869) 
    • Offertoire No 4 in G                               Louis- James-Alfred Lefébure-Wely (1817-1869)
    • Symphony No 2 in E minor                                          Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Allegro; Choral; Scherzo; Cantabile; Final
 
30 July: Timothy Noon (Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral)
  • Fiat lux                                                                         Théodore Dubois (1837-1924) 
  • Vater unser                                                     Georg Böhm (1661-1733) 
  • Prelude and Fugue in G minor BWV 541             J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
  • Riff-raff                                                             Giles Swayne (b.1946) 
  • Symphony no 6 in G minor   Op42, No2      Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)  
Allegro; Adagio; Intermezzo; Cantabile; Finale


6 August: Simon Bell (Southwell Minster)
  • Te Deum (Op 59 no 12) - Max Reger (1873-1916)  
  • Prelude & Fugue in D minor (BWV 539) J.S. Bach (1685-1750)   
  • from Pièces de Fantaisie, Suite IV - Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Cathédrales; Naïades; Gargouilles et Chimères;
Les Cloches de Hinckley                                                                                                        
  • Prélude  - Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)
  • Symphonie I  - Guy Weitz (1883-1970)
      I    Regina Pacis       II    Mater Dolorosa         III  Stella Maris


13 August: Ashley Grote (Gloucester Cathedral)
  • Fantasia and Fugue in G - Charles H. H. Parry (1848-1918)                                                                                                                                  
  • Elegiac Romance - John Ireland (1879-62)
  • Sonata V in C [BWV 529] - J.S. Bach (1685-1750)                                                                                                    Allegro – Largo – Allegro   
  • Diptyque - Olivier Messiaen (1908-92)
  • Toccata - Patrick Gowers (b.1936)
  • Prelude on Rhosymedre - Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
  • Orb and Sceptre - William Walton (1902-83) arr. William McKie (1901-83)
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16th Jan: James Lancelot (Durham): Messiaen: "La Nativité du Seigneur" (in Messiaen's centenary year)



2007

Summer series - details of the programmes supplied.

16 May:  Andrew Bryden [Ripon]
* Joseph Bonnet: Variations de Concert
* J.S.Bach: Prelude in E flat [BWV 552]
* Claude Debussey  arr. Roques: Premiere Arabesque
* Jean Langlais: Triptyque - Melody; Trio; Final.
* Alfred Hollins: A Trumpet Minuet
* Julius Reubke: Sonata in C minor (the 94th Psalm)
.
6 June:  Roger Williams [Aberdeen] using both the main and Wetheringsett organs
18 July: Keith Wright [Durham] using both the main and Wetheringsett organs
25 July: Toby Moschard [Organ Scholar Durham]
.
* Alfred Hollins: Concert Overture in C Minor                 
* Johann Sebastian Bach: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele
* Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue alla Gigue                       
* Oreste Ravanello: Variations in B Minor                      
* Edwin Lemare: Berceuse and Scherzo Fugue              
* Andrew Carter: Aria                                                              
* Seth Bingham: Roulade                                                        
* Albert Renauld: Toccata in D Minor    
                          .
[Main organ]
* William Mathias:  Toccata giocosa (Opus 36 No 2)
* Nicholas de Grigny:
                Hymne sur le "Veni Creator"
                Veni Creator, en taille
à 5
                Fugue
à
                Duo
                Récit de Cromorne
                Dialogue sur les grands jeux
[using the Wetheringsett organ]
* Anonymous (from the Robertsbridge Codex c. 1325)
        Estampie 'Retroué' ; Felix namque
 
        

* Thomas Tomkins:  A Short Verse;  Fancy;  Voluntary
* John Bull:  Ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la
[Main organ]
* J.S.Bach: Prelude, Trio & Fugue in C (BWV 545 + 529/2]
* Dietrich Buxtehude: Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern (BuxWV 223)
* Naji Hakim: Mariales - Incantation; Pastorale; Antienne; Hymne; Danse
* Jean Langlais: 
          Dialogue sur les Mixtures (Suite breve);  Chant de paix (Neuf pieces)
* Louis Vierne: Allegro risoluto ma non troppo vivo (Deuxiene Symphonie Op. 20)
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        2nd May: Dame Gillian Weir [Durham]  Musicon promotion, celebrating the University's 175th Anniversary
# Edward Elgar - Allegro maestoso from Sonata (Opus 28)
# Ethel Smyth - Chorale Prelude: "Schwing dich auf zu deinem Gott"
# Charles Villiers Stanford - Fantasia [from Fantasia & Toccata in D minor]
# Hubert Parry - Chorale Prelude on Croft's 136th
# Franz Liszt arr. Rogg - St.Francis Walking on the Waves
# Charles Ives - Variations on "America"
# Cesar Franck - Choral III in A minor
# Henri Mulet - Rosace from Esquisses Byzantiens
# Petr Eben - Moto Ostinato and Finale from Sunday Music.
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17th Jan
: James Lancelot (Durham): Messiaen: "La Nativité du Seigneur".  



2006
Summer 2006 series

July 19: Keith Wright
  [Durham]
Transcriptions and Arrangements:

#Edward Elgar (1857-1934) (arr George Robertson Sinclair [1863-1917])
- Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in G
#Jan Pieter Sweelinck (1562-1621) - Pavana lachrymae (after John Dowland [1563-1626])
#Johann Sebastian Bach(1685-1750) - Concerto in D minor [BWV 595]
  (after Vivaldi [1678-1741])
#Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
arr Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911) - Andante (from String Quartet)
#Robert Schumann (1810-1856) - Four Sketches for Pedal-Piano

                  C minor; C major; F minor; D-flat major
#Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
arr Reginald Goss-Custard (1877-1956)
- Prelude to Act I, Tristan und Isolde
#Edward MacDowell (1860-1908)
arr Charles P Scott (?) - To a Wild Rose
#Jan Sibelius (1865-1957)
arr Herbert Fricker (1868-1943) - Finlandia

July 26: Magnus Williamson  [Newcastle]

#Sir John Stainer (1840-1901) - Jubilant March
#Henry Smart (1813-1879) - Andante No. 3 in E minor
#Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) - Sonata in G, Op. 28

i. Allegro maestoso . . . ii. Allegretto . . . iii. Andante espressivo . . . iv. Presto (comodo)
#Improvisation

August 2:   James Lancelot [Durham]

#Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
- Praeludium in G minor [BuxWV 149]
- Partita on Auf meinen lieben Gott [BuxWV 179]
     Allemande: Double: Sarabande: Courante: Gigue: Allemande
#Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

- Trio on Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr [BWV 676]
- Prelude on Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns den Zorn Gottes wandt [BWV 688]
#Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) - Fantasia in F minor for a mechanical organ [K 608]
#Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) - Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Heures de la cathédrale de Soissons
#Petr Eben (b.1929) - Moto ostinato (Sunday Music): Lied der Leiermannes (Faust)
#Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
- Variations sur un thème du Clément Jannequin;  Le jardin suspendu;  Litanies

August 9: John Scott [USA]

#Michael Berkeley (born 1948) - Wild Bells
#Percy Whitlock (1903 – 1946) - Fantasie-Choral no.1 in D flat
#Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) - Andante and Allegro in F, K 594
#Robert Schumann  (1810 – 1856) - Fugue No 3 on BACH
#Charles Villiers Stanford  (1852 - 1924) - Fantasia and Toccata in D minor
#Marco Enrico Bossi  (1861 – 1925) - Scherzo
#Jonathan Harvey (born 1939) - Toccata for Organ and Tape
#Louis Vierne  (1870 – 1937) - from ‘Pièces de Fantaisie’

i) Impromptu . . . . ii) Etoile du Soir . . . . iii) Carillon de Westminster

August 16: Alex Mason[Lichfield]

#George Frideric Handel  (1685-1750) arr. Henry Coleman - Overture to the Occasional Oratorio
#Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) - Passacaglia in D minor [BuxWV 161]
#Jehan Alain (1911-1940) - Deux danses à Agni Yavishta
#Max Reger (1873-1916) - Fantasie über den Choral: Wie schon leucht’ uns der Morgenstern
#Paul Spicer (born 1953) - Kiwi Fireworks (Variations on ‘God defend New Zealand’)

      Overture – Theme: Scherzo: Meditation: Dance: Introduction and Finale
#Alexander Mason (b.1974) - Improvisation

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  • 2005
    19th Jan: James Lancelot (Durham): Messiaen: "La Nativité du Seigneur".

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    Summer 2005 series:
    6 July: Colin Andrews and Janette Fishell (organ duet)
    Duet:# Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859-1935) -
    From Caucasian sketches, Opus 10: Procession of the Sardar
    Colin Andrews:
    # Joseph Bonnet (1884-1944) - Variations de Concert [Op.1]
    # Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) - From La Nativité du Seigneur:
         La Vierge et l’Enfant + Dieu parmi nous.
    Duets:
    # Piotor Ilych Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) -
        From the ballet The Nutcracker [Op.71a]: Dance arab.
    # Gustav Holst (1874-1934) - From The Planets:  Mars, the bringer of war
    Janette Fishell:
    # Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
        From Trois Improvisations:  Méditation
        From Pièces de Fantaisie, Opus 54: Carillon de Westminster
    # Calvin Hampton (1938-1984) - From Five Dances:
         At the balletThose Americans + Everyone dance .
    Duet:
    # Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) -
        From Samson and Delilah [Op.47]:  Bacchanale (or ballet scene)
    (Duets transcribed by Janette Fishell)

    13 July:  James Lancelot
    The use of the motif B-A-C-H before and after J S Bach
    # Ferencz Liszt (1811-1886) - Preludium und Fuge über das Thema B-A-C-H (1870)
    # Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621) - Fantasia No 4
    # Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) -
         Canonic Variations on Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her [BWV 769]
     # Robert Schumann (1810-1856) - Fugen über den Namen B A C H [Op.60, 1 & 3]
    # Max Reger (1873-1916) - Phantasie und Fuge über den Namen B A C H [Op. 46]

    20 July:  Christopher Totney
    # Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) -
         Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 534
         Trio in D minor, BWV 589
    # Hendrik Andriessen (1892-1981) - Thema met Variaties
    # Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) - Jesu, hilf siegen
    # Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) -
         From Sonata No 8 in E minor, Opus 132: Intermezzo & Scherzoso
    < A depiction of Holy Week and Easter>

  • The Last Supper
  • # Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) - Le banquet céleste
  • My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
  • # David Matthews (b.1943) - Invocation
  • The Crucifixion
  • # Jehan Alain (1911-1940) - Choral Dorien
  • Reflection on the Crucifixion
  • # Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988) - Prelude on Rockingham
  • Dawn on Easter Morning
  • # Andrew Downes (b.1950) - Prelude: The Forest at Dawn
  • The Resurrection
  • # Herbert Howells (1892-1983) - Saraband for the Morning of Easter
    27 July: Keith Wright
    # Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue in B minor [BWV 544]
    # Herbert Howells (1892-1983): From Psalm-Preludes, set 2:
    • No 1 (Psalm 130, v 1 Out of the deep have I called unto thee, O Lord : Lord, hear my voice.
    • No 3 (Psalm 33, v 3) Sing unto the Lord a new song: sing praises unto him with a good courage.
    # Louis Vierne (1870-1937) - Symphony No 1 in D minor
          Prélude;  Fugue; Pastorale; Allegro vivace; Andante; Final . . .

    3 August: James Vivian
    # Healey Willan (1880-1968) - Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue in E flat.
    # Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) - Meine Seele erhebt den Herren [BWV 733]
    # Marcel Dupré (1886-1971) - Poème Symphonique «Evocation» [Op.37].
          i  Moderato  ii  Adagio con tenerezza  iii  Allegro deciso
    # Tommaso Albinoni (1671-1751) reconstructed Giazotto - Adagio
    # Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) - Songs from the Gilbert & Sullivan operettas.

    10 August :  Stephen Farr
    # Jean Langlais (1907-1991) - Suite Medievale
            Prelude - Tiento - Improvisation - Meditation - Acclamations
    # J S Bach (1685-1750) - Prelude and Fugue in C minor [BWV 546]
    # Cesar Franck (1822-1890) - Pastorale
    # Jehan Alain (1911-1940) - Aria
    # David Briggs (b.1962)- Symphony:Missa pro Defunctis (2004-5)
             Prélude - Arioso - Scherzo - Toccata - Dies Irae - Sanctus - Lux aeterna -In paradisum

    17 August: Kevin Bowyer
    An Organ Party
    # Alan Gibbs (b.1932) - Viewpoints
    # Ferencz Liszt (1811-86) arr.Reger -
         Der Heilige Franziskus von Paula auf den Wogen schreitend
    # Thierry Pallesco (b.1956) - Variations
    # Charles Valentin Alkan (1813-1888) - From Onze Grands Préludes [Op.66]
          No 4 in G minor;  No 10 in B flat minor
    # Giles Swayne (b.1946) - Two pieces:
          Mr Bach’s Bottle Bank [Op. 97];  Paraphrase [Op. 9]
    # Iain Farrington (b.1977) - Fiesta!
          Celebration; Conversations;  Stride Dance;  Song; Fast Dance; Nocturne;  Finale

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    4 November: James Lancelot
    Recital sponsored by Musicon, to celebrate the centenary of the rebuilding of the 
    Willis organ by Harrison & Harrison in 1904/5 
     

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  • 2004

    12 January – 29 March 2004: Early English Organ Project in Durham Cathedral

    Programme:

    Sunday 1 February, 4.45 – 5.30 pm: Introduction to the EEOP organs, with Keith Wright. An explanatory demonstration for the interested layman
    Saturday 7 February, 7.30 pm: Concert - "The pre-Reformation Organ"Tuesday 17 February,11.00 am – 1.00 pm: Postgraduate students’ visit to the organs, led by Magnus Williamson
    Friday Saturday 20 February, 7.30 pm: Concert - "Durham's Great Musick"
    Tuesday 24 February, 3pm to 7pm: Educational event with John Harper, including Evensong 5.15 pm in the Quire
    Wed. 17 March,10.30 am – 12 noon: Open morning for students and others: come and play the organs and ask questions, with Keith Wright and James Lancelot
    Sunday 21 March:  music played on the two organs from 3.00 pm, with Evensong in the Quire, 3.30pm 
    Summer series:

    Wednesday 7 July: James Lancelot

    Sonata in G, Opus 28. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
    Allegro maestoso; Allegretto; Andante espressivo; Presto (comodo)
    Four Sketches for pedal piano, Opus 58. . . . . . .  Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    (arranged by C H Trevor)
     Ave Maria (Arcadelt); Consolation in D flat . . . . . . . . . .Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
     Capriccio, Opus 59 No 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Max Reger (1873-1916)
     Sonata No 1 in D minor, Opus 42 . . . . . . .Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
    Introduction et Allegro: Pastorale (Andante quasi Allegretto); Final (Allegro assai)
     
    Wednesday 14 July: Christopher Totney
    Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria. . . . . . . .Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
    Christe qui lux es et dies (Verse 1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654)
    Concerto in A minor after Vivaldi, BWV 593. .Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    [Allegro]; Adagio; Allegro
    Adagio in E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
    Suite Gothique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
    Introduction-Choral: Menuet Gothique: Prière à Notre-Dame: Toccata
    Master Tallis’s Testament. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
    Prière du Christ montant vers son père. . . . . . . . . . .Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
    Choral varié sur le thème du “Veni creator”. . . . . . . Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
     
    Wednesday 21 July: John Scott Whiteley
     Imperial March (1897). .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
    (arranged by George C Martin)
    Transformation Scene from “Parsifal”. . . . . . . . . . . Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
    (arranged by G J Bennett)
    Choral No 2 in B minor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . César Franck (1822-1890)
    Sonata Eroïca, Opus 94. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . Joseph Jongen (1873-1953)
    Organetto (1983/97). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Joris Verdin (born 1952)
    Scherzo and Final. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pierre Cochereau (1924-1984)
    (from Symphonie en improvisation)(transcribed by John Scott Whiteley)
     
    Wednesday 28 July: Keith Wright
    * pieces to be played on the Laus Deo organ]
    *A Ground. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
    *Fugue in G minor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Adam Reincken (1623-1722)
    Prelude and Fugue in C major BWV 547. .. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Sonata in E flat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Edward Cuthbert Bairstow (1874-1946)
    Andante serioso, ma con moto; Allegro giocoso; Maestoso;
    Prelude, Scherzo and Passacaglia, Opus 41. . . . . Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988)
    Pastel in B, Opus 92 No 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
    Symphony No 6 in G minor: . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
    Intermezzo; Final
     
    Wednesday 4 August: David Saint
    Prelude and Fugue in C minor, Opus 37 No 1. . Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Three chorale-preludes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    + Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655
    + Von Gott will ich nicht laßen, BWV 658
    + Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist, BWV 667
     Choral No 3 in A minor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .César Franck (1822-1890)
    Aria. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
    Sonata on the 94th Psalm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Julius Reubke (1834-1858)
     
    Wednesday 11 August: Matthew Owens
    Toccata and Fugue in F, BWV 540. . . . . . Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Ciacona in F minor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
    Handel in the Strand (Clog Dance) . . . . . . . . . . . . Percy Grainger (1882-1961)
    (arranged by Wolfgang Stockmeier)
    Concerto No 10 in D minor. . . . . . . . . . . .George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    (arranged by Marcel Dupré) Adagio; Allegro; Allegro
    Toccata  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jean Guillou (born 1930)
    Berceuse à la mémoire de Louis Vierne . . . . . . . Pierre Cochereau (1924-1984)
    (transcribed from an improvisation in 1973, by Frédéric Blanc)
    Final (Symphony No 1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
     
    Wednesday 18 August: Scott Farrell
    Pièce Héroïque. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .César Franck (1822-1890)
    Cortège et Litanie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
    Fantaisie in D flat, Opus 101. . . . . . . . . . . Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
    L’Orgue Mystique Suite XXXV, Opus 57. . Charles Tournemire (1870-1939)
    In Assumptione B M V; Prélude à l’Introit; Offertoire; Elévation;  Communion; Paraphrase-Carillon
    March on a theme of Handel, Opus 15. Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
    Apparition de l’Eglise éternelle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
    Carillon de Westminster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . .Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
    (from Pièces de Fantaise, Opus 54)

    2003
    9th JulyJames Davy (Durham Cathedral) 
    * Giles Swayne: Riff-Raff 
    * William Byrd: Fantasia in C [from My Ladye Nevell's Booke]
    * J.S.Bach: Fantasia super Komm, Heiliger Geist [BWV 651] 
    * Joseph Jongen: Cantabile 
    * Paul Hindemith: Sonata I - 
       (i) Massig schnell - lebhaft (ii) Sehr langsam - Phantasie, frei - ruhig bewegt 
    * Olivier Messiaen: 
             Priere apres la communion [from Livre du Saint-Sacrement
             Dieu parmi nous [from La Nativité du Seigneur

    16th July: Keith Wright (Durham Cathedral) 
    * Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium in C [BuxWV 137] 
    * Johann Pachelbel: Ciacona in F minor 
    * Flor Peeters: Variations on an Original Theme 
    * Joseph Jongen: Menuet-Scherzo 
    * Basil Harwood: Sonata in C sharp minor - 
       (i) Allegro appasionato (ii) Andante (iii) Maestoso - Con moto 
    * Camille Saint-Saens: Fantasia in D flat 
    * Richard Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg(arr.W.J.Westbrook) 

    23rd July: Philip Moore (York Minster) 
    * Herbert Howells: Rhapsody No.3 in C sharp minor 
    * John Stanley: Voluntary in D
    * Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium in E minor [BuxWV 142] 
    * César Frank: Chorale No.1 in E 
    * Hugo Distler: Sonatine - (i) Prelude (ii) Adagio (iii) Canon 
    * Philip Moore: Dance Rondo 

    30th July: James Lancelot (Durham Cathedral) 
    * J.S.Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E flat [BWV 552]
    * Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Da pacem Domine in diebus nostris
    * Dietrich Buxtehude: Magnificat primi toni [BuxWV 203]
    * Henry Purcell: Voluntary on the Old Hundredth
    * Max Reger: Te Deum
    * Marcel Dupré: Choral et Fugue [Opus 57]
    * Jehan Alain: Variations sur Lucis Creator
    * Hubert Parry: Chorale Preludes/Fantasia on
               St.Ann's
              Christe redemptor omnium
              The Old Hundredth
    .
    6th August: Hartmut Rohmeyer (Lübeck Cathedral) 
    * Heinrich Scheidemann: Dic nobis Maria(arranged from 6 pt Motet by Bassano)
    * Dietrich Buxtehude: Ciacona in C minor [BuxWV 159]
    * Franz Tunder: Chorale-fantasia on Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott
    * J.S.Bach: Prelude & Fugue in D [BWV 532]
    * Maurice Duruflé:
             Meditation
             Scherzo [Opus 2]
    * Jehan Alain: Deux Fantasies [1933/6]
    * Charles Tournemire:
             Cantilene improvisée [1930]
             Improvisation sur le Te Deum (transcr.Duruflé)
    .
    13th August: Daniel Hyde (King’s College, Cambridge) 
    * J.S.Bach: Prelude & Fugue in B minor [BWV 544]
    * César Franck: Fantasie in A
    * Peter Planyavsky: Toccata alla Rumba
    * Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium in D [BuxWV 139]
    * Ad Wammes: Miroir [1989]
    * Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Drei Stucke [Opus 142]
              Stimmen der Nacht
              Valse mignonne
              Romantisch
    * Maurice Duruflé: Prelude & Fugue sur le nom d'Alain [Opus 7]
    .
    20th August: David Whittington OBE (Durham Cathedral) 
    * J.S.Bach:
             Toccata & Fugue in D minor [BWV 565]
             Fugue in G major [BWV 576]
             Prelude in C major [BWV 943]
             Prelude & Fugue in G major [BWV 550]
             Fantasia & Fugue in A minor] [BWV 561]
    * Willaim Harris: Fantasy on Campion's Tune Babylon's Streams
    * Joseph Jongen: Priere [Opus 37, No.3]
    *James-Louis-Alfred Lefébure-Wely: Bolero de Concert
    * Jehan Alain: Litanies
     




    In 2002
    12th January: James Lancelot(Durham Cathedral) 
    * Olivier Messiaen: La Nativité du Seigneur

    27th February: Keith Wright (Durham Cathedral) 
    * Marcel Dupré: Le chemin de la croix

    10th July: Clive Driskill-Smith (Oxford) 
    * Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992): Transports de joie (from L'Ascension) 
    * César Franck (1822-1890): Fantaisie in A major 
    * Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', BWV 664 
    * Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Prelude and Fugue on B-A-C-H 
    * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): Fantasia in F minor, K 608 
    * Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986): 
       Fugue sur le thème du carillon des heures de la cathédrale de Soissons, Opus 12 
    * Max Reger (1873-1916): 
       Chorale-Fantasia on Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Opus 52, No 2 

    17th July: James Davy (Durham) 
    * Herbert Murrill (1909-1952): Carillon 
    * Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Prelude and Angel's Farewell (from The Dream of  Gerontius) 
    * Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Three Chorale Preludes: 
    Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit, BWV 669 
    Christe, aller Welt trost, BWV 670 
    Kyrie, Gott heiliger Geist, BWV 671 

    * Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937):  Symphony No 2 in D, Opus 13, No 2 
    Prélude; Pastorale; [Andante]; Scherzo; Adagio; Finale


    24th July: Keith Wright (Durham) 
    * William Walton (1902-1983): 
       Coronation March: Orb and Sceptre (arranged by William McKie) 
    * Jean-Adam Guilain (fl 1702-1739): Suite No 3 on the Magnificat 
       Plein jeu; Quatuor; Dialogue de voix humaine; Basse de trompette; Duo; Grand jeu; 
       Petit plein jeu 
    * Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Evocation à la Chapelle Sixtine 
    * Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911): Sonata No 8 in A 
       Introduction et Allegro risoluto; Adagio con affetto; Scherzo; Andante sostenuto; Intermède et Allegro con brio 
     

    31st July: Kerry Beaumont(Ripon) 
    *  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV 532 
    *  Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643): Toccata per l'Elevazione 
    *  Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Sonata No 4 in B flat, Opus 65 
       Allegro con brio; Andante religioso; Allegretto; Allegro maestoso e vivace 
    * Percy Whitlock (1903-1946): Five short pieces 
       Allegretto; Folk Tune; Andante tranquillo; Scherzo; Paean 
    * Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924): Sonata No 1 in F 
       Allegro; Tempo di menuetto; Allegro maestoso 
    * Bob Chilcott (born 1955): Sun Dance (from Organ Dances) 
    * Flor Peeters (1903-1986): O Jesu sweet, Opus 39, No 7 
    * John Madden (born 1956): Tuba Magna 

    6th August (Tuesday): James Lancelot (Durham) 
    * Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 546 
    * Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707): Three Chorale Preludes: 
       Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott, BuxWV 207 
       Von Gott will ich nicht lassen, BuxWV 220 & 221 
    * attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Fugue in G [alla Giga], BWV 577 
    * César Franck (1822-1890): Pièce héroïque 
    * Enrico Bossi (1861-1925): Scherzo in G minor 
    * Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992): Le banquet céleste 
    * Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Sonata No 2 
       Lebhaft; Ruhig bewegt; (Fuge) Mäßig bewegt, heiter 
    * Henri Mulet (1878-1967): Tu es petra (from Esquisses Byzantines) 

    14th August: Roger Sayer (Rochester) 
    * Charles Tournemire (1870-1939): Choral-Improvisation sur le Victimae Paschali 
    * Anton Heiller (1923-1979): Tanz Toccata 
    * Arthur Wills (born 1926): Elegy 
    * Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924): Fantasia and Toccata 
    * Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) 

    1) Scherzo 
    2) Suite, Opus 5 Prélude; Sicilienne; Toccata
    21st August: Susan Landale (Paris) 
    * Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV 552 
    * César Franck (1822-1890): Grande Pièce Symphonique 
    * Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986): Prélude sur l'Introït de l'Epiphanie 
    * Eugène Gigout (1844-1925): Toccata in B minor 
    * Charles Tournemire (1870-1939) 
    1) Offertoire Assumpta est Maria (from L'Orgue mystique, No 35)
    2) Improvisation on the Te Deum (transcribed by Maurice Duruflé) 
     

    Durham University concert series: MUSICON 2002/2003 
    A recital to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the death of Olivier
    Messiaen, but including a major Bach work and other 20thC French repertoire.
    23rd October: James Lancelot (Durham) 
    * J.S.Bach  Toccata & Fugue in F 
    * Messiaen  Les corps glorieux 
    * Alain  Trois Danses 



    In 2001: 
    11th July: James Davy (Organ Scholar, Durham Cathedral) 
    * Egil Hovland: Nu la oss takke Gud
    * Benamin Britten: Prelude & Fugue on a theme of Vittoria 
    * Frank Bridge: Adagio in E 
    * Dietrich Buxtehude: Praeludium in C (BuxWV 137) 
    * J.S.Bach:Chorale Prelude: Schmucke dich, o liebe Seele (BWV 654) 
    * William Harris: A Fancy 
    * R.Vaughan Williams (arr.Ley): Lento (from 'A London Symphony') 
    * Josef Rheinberger: Sonata No.1 in C minor (Opus 27) 
    * Olivier Messiaen: Le banquet céleste 
    * Naji Hakim: Variations on two themes 

    18th July: Christian Robert (Bordeaux Cathedral) 

    * Jean-Adam Guilain: Suite du second ton pour le Magnificat 
    * Germaine Labole: Joie (from 'Triptyque') 
    * Louis Vierne: Symphony No.1 - Allegro Vivace 
    * Léonce de Saint-Martin: Cantique spirituel 
    * Jean Langlais: Scherzo (from 'Suite américaine') 
    * César Franck: Choral No.3 in A minor 
    * Charles Tournemire (rec. Duruflé): Petite rhapsodie improvisée 
    * Julien Fernand Vaubourgoin: Symphony No.2 - Cantilene vespérale 
    * Charles-Marie Widor: Symphony No.6 - Allegro 
     

    25th July: Peter King (Bath Abbey) 
    * J.S.Bach (arr.Reger): Chromatische Fantasie und Fuge 
    * Sigfrid Karg-Elert: La Nuit (from 'Trois Impressions', Opus 72, No.3) 
    * Josef Rheinberger: Fantasia-Sonata in B (Opus 181) 
    * John Ireland: Elegaic Romance 
    * Joseph Bonnet: Les Elfes (Opus 7, No.9) 
    * Dan Locklair: Rubrics (A Liturgical Suite for Organ) 
     

    1st August: Keith Wright (Sub-Organist, Durham Cathedral) 
    * J.S.Bach: Partita O Gott, du frommer Gott (BWV 767) 
    * Jean Langlais: Three movements from 'Cinq méditations sur l'apocalypse' 
    * Josef Rheinberger: Sonata No.14 in C (Opus 165) 
    * Alfred Hollins: Spring Song 
    * Joseph Jongen: Sonata Eroica (Opus 94) 
     

    8th August: John Kitchen (Edinburgh University) 
    * J.G.Walther: Concerto del Sr.Tomaso Albinoni 
    * J.L.Krebs: Toccata & Fugue in A minor 
    * J.L.Krebs: 2 chorale preludes 
     Ach Herr, mich armen Sunder
    O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort
    * Hugh Blair: Short Sonata in G (Opus 8, No.3) 
    * Hubert Parry: Three Hymn Tune Preludes 
    - Rockingham, Melcombe, Croft's 136th 
    * John E.West: Sonata in D minor 
     

    15th August: Daniel Cook (Organ Scholar, Southwark Cathedral) 
    * Dietrich Buxtehude: Magnificat primi toni (BuxWV 203) 
    * J.S.Bach: Chorale Prelude Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr' (BWV 662) 
    * Josef Rheinberger: Sonata No.3 (Pastoral)(Opus 88) 
    * Jean Langlais: Ave Maria, ave maris stella (Opus 5, No.2) 
    * Lionel Rogg: Deux études pour orgue 

    • Le canon improbable; Les tetrachords insistant
    * Louis Vierne: Symphony No.2 in E minor (Opus 20) 
     

    22nd August: James Lancelot (Durham Cathedral) 
    * Francois Couperin: Offertoire sur les grands jeux (from 'M. pour les Paroisses') 
    * J.S.Bach: Chorale Preludes 
    Christ ist erstanden (BWV 627)
    O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig (BWV 656) 
    Jesus Christus, under Heiland(BWV 665) 

    * S.S.Wesley: Largetto in F# minor 
    * Derek Bourgeois: Serenade (Opus 22) 
    * Josef Rheinberger: Sonata No.7 in F minor (Opus 127) 
    * Sigfrid Karg-Elert: Harmonies du Soir ('Trois Impressions', Opus 72, No.1) 
    * Marcel Dupré: 
    Fileuse, from 'Suite Bretonne' (Opus 21, No.2)
    Te lucis ante terminum, from 'Le Tombeau de Titelouze'
    Prelude & Fugue in B (Opus 7, No.1) 
     


    In 2000: 

      26th January: James Lancelot (Durham) 
      * La Nativite du Seigneur: Olivier Messiaen 

      24th May: Dame Gillian Weir
      * C.Frank: Piece Heroique 
      * C-M.Widor: Symphony No.10 (Op.73) "Romane" 
      * M.Durufle: Choral varie Veni Creator (Op.4) 
      * J.S.Bach: Trio Sonata in E minor (BWV 528) 
      * C.Hampton: 3 Dances from "Five Dances for Organ" 
      * J.Reubke: Sonata on the 94th Psalm 

      28th June - Organ Extravaganza 
      Daniel Hyde, Keith Wright, James Lancelot (Durham) 
      * E.Gigout: Grand Choeur dialogué 
      * J.S.Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D minor 
      * D.Buxtehude: Fugue in C (alla Giga) 
      * T.Tomkins: Fancy for 2 to play 
      * G.Bovet: Salamanca; Sarasota (from Three Hamburg Preludes) 
      * F.J.Haydn: Two pieces for flute-clocks 
      * L.Boellmann: Suite Gothique 
      * J.Jongen: Chant de mai 
      * R.Schumann: Sketch in D flat for pedal-piano 
      * G.Holst (arr.R.Quinney): Jupiter (from The Planets) 
      * J.S.Bach: Jesu, joy of man's desiring 
      * L-J-A.Lefébure-Wély: Sortie in E flat 
      * Improvisation on the notes DCCA 
      * R.Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre 
      * P.I.Tchaikovsky: The dance of the sugar plum fairy (3 players
      * C-M.Widor: Toccata, from the 5th Symphony 

      5th July - Ian Shaw (Glasgow)
      * J.S.Bach: Contrapunctus VIII (from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080) 
                        3 settings of Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr'
                                  (from Clavierubung III, BWV 675, 676, 677) 
                        Contrapunctus XI (from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080) 
      * H.Mulet: Rosace; Chant funebre; Tu es petra (from Esquisses Byzantines) 
      * A.Schoenberg: Variations on a Recitative 
      * M.Duruflé: Suite (Opus 5) 

      12th July - Keith Wright (Durham)
      * P.Whitlock: Fanfare (from Four Extemporisations) 
      * J.S.Bach: Prelude & FUgue in A minor (BWV 543) 
      * F.A.Guilmant: Sonata No.5 in C minor 
      * O.Messiaen: Communion (from Messe de la Pentecote) 
                          Joie et clarté des Corps Glorieux (from Les Corps Glorieux) 
      * M.Duruflé: Prelude & Fugue sur le nom Alain 

      19th July - Daniel Hyde (Durham)
      * H.Nibelle: Carillon Orléanais 
      * J-A.Guilain: Suite du 2nd Ton (on the Magnificat) 
      * Z.Gárdonyi: Mozart Changes 
      * C.Frank: Choral No.3 in A minor 
      * J.Blow: Voluntaries for single and double organ 
      * J.S.Bach: Trio Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Ehr' (BWV 664) 
                        Toccata in F (BWV 540) 

      26th July - Robert Quinney (London)
      * J.S.Bach: Prelude in E flat (BWV 552i) 
                        6 Schubler Preludes 
      * W.A.Mozart: Adagio & Allegro (K 594) 
      * J.S.Bach: Chorale Prelude An Wasserflussen Babylon (BWV 653a) 
      * M.Reger: Chorale Fantasia Hallelujah! Gott zu loben (Opus 52, No.3) 

      2nd August - Peter Wright (Southwark)
      * F.Peeters: Flemish Rhapsody (Opus 37) 
      * J.S.Bach: Chorale Partita Sei gegrusset, Jesu gutig (BWV 768) 
      * C.Frank: Pastorale 
      * L.Vierne: Naiades (from Pieces de Fantasie) 
      * P.Cochereau (tr.D.Briggs): Menuet (from Suite de danses) 
      * J.Jongen: Sonata Eroica 

      9th August - David Goode (Oxford)
      * R.Wagner (arr.E.Lemare): Prelude and Liebestod (from Tristan und Isolde) 
      * J.S.Bach: Sonata No.2 in C minor (BWV 526) 
      * M.Reger: Fantasia & Fugue on BACH 
      * C-M.Widor: Symphony No.3 in F minor (Opus 42) 
      * L.Vierne: Impromptu; Clair de Lune (from Pieces de Fantasie) 
      * J.Langlais: Fete 

      16th August - James Lancelot (Durham)
      * J.S.Bach: Chorale Preludes 
                 Valet will ich dir geben (BWV736) 
                 Nun freut euch, lieben Christen gmein (BWV 734) 
                 Vater unser im Himmelreich (BWV 682) 
                 Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (BWV 686) 
      * F.Couperin: Gloria (from Messe pour les Paroisses) 
      * F.Liszt: Consolation in D flat 
      * F.A.Guilmant: March on a  theme of Handel 
      * W.Loyd Webber: Noel nouvelet (from 6 Interludes on Christmas Carols) 
      * C.Frank: Choral No.1 in E 

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    Also, for the record, 1999:
    14th July - James Lancelot (Durham) 
    * J. Rheinberger: Introduction & Passacaglia in E minor 
    . . . from Sonata No.8 (Opus 132) 
    * D. Buxtehude: Praeludium in F# minor (BuxWV 146) 
    * J. S. Bach: Chorale Prelude Schmucke dich, O liebe Seele (BWV 654) 
    * J. P. Sweelinck: Variations on Est-ce Mars...?
    * C. Franck: Fantasie in A 
    * L. Vierne: Scherzo, from Symphony No.2 (Opus 20) 
    * E. Elgar: Sonata in G major (Opus 28) 

    21st July - Keith Wright (Durham) 
    * T. Dubois: Fiat Lux
    * F. Mendelssohn: Prelude & Fugue in C minor 
    * R. Schumann: Four Sketches for pedal piano 
    . . . in C minor, C major, F minor, D flat minor 
    * L. Vierne: Symphony No.1 in D minor (Opus 14) 

    28th July - Catherine Ennis (London) 
    * J. Demessieux: Te Deum 
    * G. F. Handel (arr.Dupre): Organ Concerto in F (Opus 4, No.5) 
    * J. S. Bach: Chorale-variations O Gott, du frommer Gott (BWV 767) 
    * C. P. E. Bach: Sonata in F (Wq 70.3) 
    * F. Mendelssohn: Andante with variations in D 
    * B. Johnson: Elfentanz (dedicated to E.Lemare) 
    * A. Bruckner: Prelude in C 
    * John Gardner: Fantasia & Fugue on a theme of Bruckner 
    * J. Alain: Scherzo (from Suite) 
    * C. Saint-Saens: Fantasia & Fugue in E minor 

    4th August - Suzanne Brodie (Durham)
    * J. S. Bach: Fantasia & Fugue in G minor (BWV 542) 
    * C. Saint-Saens: Fantasie in E flat 
    * L. Vierne: Adagio (from Symphonie No.3 - Opus 28) 
    * F. Mendelssohn: Sonata No.3 in A major 
    * F. Bridge: Three Pieces 
    . . . Andante moderato in C minor; Adagio in E major; 
    . . . Allegro moderato in B flat major 
    * E. Bossi: Scherzo in G minor (Opus 49, No.2) 
    * F. Liszt: Prelude & Fugue on B-A-C-H 

    11th August - Timothy Hone (Newcastle) 
    * J. S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E minor (BWV 548) 
    * J. S. Bach: Chorale-prelude Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Her (BWV 662) 
    * C. Franck: Chorale No.1 in E 
    * J. Jongen: Scherzetto 
    * S. Karg-Elert: Hommage to Handel 
    * L. Vierne: Scherzetto (from Symphony No.6 - Opus 59) 
    * M. Durufle: Suite (Opus 5) 

    18th August - Philip Rushforth (Southwell)
    * R. Vaughan Williams: Prelude & Fugue in C minor 
    * J. P. Sweelinck: Onder en linde groen
    * J. S. Bach: 3 Chorale-preludes on Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland
    . . . (BWV 659,660 & 661) 
    * J. Bonnet: In Memoriam - Titanic 
    * O. Messiaen: Priere apres la Communion 
    . . . (from Livre du Saint Sacrement)
    * M. Dupre: Symphonie-Passion 

    25th August - Colin Andrews (North Carolina, USA) 
    * A. Bliss: 3 Royal Fanfares 
    * H. Howells: Psalm-Prelude, Set 1, No.1 
    * J. S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in D major (BWV 532) 
    * F. Liszt: Fantasia & Fugue on the chorale Ad nos, ad salutarem undam

     

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    and 1998's recitalists/programmes:

    15th July - Keith Wright (Durham) 
    * Fletcher: Festival Toccata 
    * Ernst, arr.Bach: Concerto in C, BWV 595 
    * Vierne: Sicilienne; Hymn au soleil 
    * Wagner, arr.Goss-Custard: Prelude to Act I, Tristan und Isolde
    * Gigout: Scherzo; Toccata 
    * Sibelius, arr.Fricker: Finlandia

    22nd July - Suzanne Brodie (Durham) 
    * Franck: Troisieme Choral 
    * Darke: Retrospection 
    * Healey Willan: Preludes on Vulpius and Quem Pastores
    * Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C, BWV 547 
    * Popplewell: Elegy; Puck's Shadow 
    * Widor: Allegro vivace from Symphony No.5 

    29th July - Niels Burgmann (Award winner) 
    * Ernst, arr.Bach: Concerto in G 
    * Mozart: Adagio and Allegro in F, K 594 
    * Robertsbridge Codex: Estampies I and II 
    * Nilsson: Partita per organo 
    * Mendelssohn: Sonata No.5 in D 
    * Liszt: Prelude & Fugue on BACH 

    5th August - David Liddle (London) 
    * Bach: Komm, heiliger Geist, BWV651; 
    .............Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 
    * Frescobaldi: Capriccio on the notes of the cuckoo 
    * Saint-Saens: Prelude & Fugue in E flat 
    * F.H.Wood: Orchard Blossom 
    * Hollins: A Trumpet Minuet 
    * Liddle: Three short movements from English Organ Mass
    * Widor: Two movements from Symphony No.8 

    12th August - James Lancelot (Durham) 
    * Bach: Passacaglia in C minor 
    * de Grigny: Recit de Tierce en taille 
    * S.S.Wesley: Andante in F 
    * Yon: Humoresque "L'organo primitivo"
    * Rheinberger: First movement from Sonata No.2 
    * Parry: Chorale Preludes on Melcombe and St.Cross
    * Roger-Ducasse: Pastorale 
    * Dupre: Fileuse; Le monde dans l'attente du Sauveur 

    19th August - Marcus Huxley (Birmingham) 
    * Bach: Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565 
    * Mozart: Adagio in B minor 
    * Rheinberger: Sonata No.6 in E flat minor 
    * Alain: Variations sur un theme de Clement Jannequin 
    * Cundick: Allegretto from the Sonatina 
    * Elgar, arr.Harris: Nimrod
    * Franck: Choral No.1 in E 

    26th August - Andrew Lucas (St.Albans) 
    * Howells: Rhapsody in C sharp minor 
    * Bach: Toccata & Fugue in F 
    * Schmidt: Prelude on O wie selig seid ihr doch
    * Franck: Fantasie in A 
    * Leighton: Scherzo (from Prelude, Scherzo and Passacaglia
    * Wagner, arr.Liszt: Pilgrims' Chorus from Tannhauser
    * Vierne: Carillon de Westminster 

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    and in early 1998:

    On Saturday 17th January : James Lancelot (Durham Cathedral)
    performed the whole of Messiaen's: La Nativite du Seigneur, 
    with proceeds in aid of the Michael James Music Trust 

    and on Wednesday 11th February 
    Dame Gillian Weir 
    played works by Demessieux, Schnitzer, Pachelbel, Willan, Liszt (arr.Rogg), and Messiaen 
    in the Musicon concert series. 
     
     

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    Finally, a list of 1997's recitalists/programmes:

    4th June - Graham Barber (RNCM/St.Bartholomew's, Armley) 
    * Bach: Prelude & Fugue in G (BWV 550) 
    * Bach: Sei gegrusset, Jesu gutig (variations) 
    * Reger: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme 
    * Widor: Symphony No.4 (1st + 2nd Mvts) 
    * Howells: Paean 

    18th June - Carleton Etherington (Tewskesbury Abbey)
    * Weitz: Fanfare and Gothic March 
    * Bohm: Vater unser im Himmelreich 
    * Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E minor 
    * Holler: Ciacona 
    * Eben: Moto ostinato (Sunday Music) 
    * Bairstow: Evening Song 
    * Lemare: Symphony in G minor 

    2nd July - Francis Jackson (Organist Emeritus:York Minster)
    * Bach: Prelude & Fugue in G minor 
    * Bairstow: Sonata in E flat 
    * Jackson: Sonata No.4 
    * Wolstenholme: Allegretto 
    * Dupre: Prelude & Fugue in B minor 

    16th July - Michael Harris ( St.Giles, Edinburgh)
    * Durufle: Fugue sur le theme du Carillon de Soissons 
    * Bach: Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam 
    * Bach: Toccata in F 
    * Dupre: Suite Bretonne 
    * Karg-Elert: Lauda Sion 
    * Franck: Grande Piece Symphonique 

    23rd July - Keith Wright (Durham Cathedral)
    * Dupre: Cortege et Litanie 
    * Buxtehude: Praeludium in C 
    * Couperin: Sanctus, Benedictus, Angus (M.des Paroisses) 
    * Karg-Elert: Harmonies du soir 
    * Liszt: Ad nos, ad salutarem undam 

    30 July - Suzanne Brodie (Organ Scholar: Durham Cathedral)
    * Guilmant: Sonata No.1 
    * Bach: Prelude & Fugue in G (BWV 541) 
    * Howells: Psalm-prelude Set 1 No.3 
    * Bull: Dr.Bull's My Jewel; Revenant 
    * Moore: Soliloquy 
    * Demessieux: Te Deum 

    13th August - James Lancelot(Durham Cathedral)
    * Parry: Toccata & Fugue in G (The Wanderer) 
    * Brahms: Mein Jesu, der du mich 
    * Bach: Prelude & Fugue in A minor 
    * Whitlock: Five Short Pieces 
    * Sanger: Sonata fort' e piano 
    * Eben: Lied des Leiermannes 
    * Vierne: Clair de Lune; Toccata 

    27th August - Roger Muttitt (Durham School)
    * Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C minor 
    * Langlais: Triptyque 
    * Ireland: Capriccio 
    * Reubke: Sonata on the 94th Psalm


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