Ahead of the return of our recital series, the third of six opportunities to hear some recordings of our Cathedral Organists and their talented friends from across the country.
Premiering on the Cathedral’s YouTube channel at 1pm on Monday 7 September 2020: https://tinyurl.com/NclCathedral
The music heard in today’s recital is performed by Kris Thomsett, Assistant Director of Music at Newcastle Cathedral, from his home during lockdown, using a Hauptwerk organ. The three organs used in the recital are Friesach, St Bartholomäus (Austria), Giubiasco Parish Church (Switzerland) and the Willis organ of Salisbury Cathedral.
Paean – Philip Moore b.1943
Dic Nobis Maria – Heinrich Scheidemann 1595-1663
Ut Re Mi Sol Fa – William Byrd 1543-1623
Larghetto (From Violin Concerto in D RV230) – Antonio Vivaldi 1678-1741 arr. J.S. Bach 1685-1750
Violin Concerto no.5 in E (Allego-Adagio-Allegro) – Prinz Johann Ernst Von Sachsen-Weimer 1696-1715 arr. Kris Thomsett b.1991
Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir – Christian Geist 1650-1711
Sortie sur un theme de ‘Pingu’ (Improvisation) – Kris Thomsett b.1991
Online ‘Retiring Collection’
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If you have enjoyed listening to our free Monday Organ Music online, we would like to suggest a donation of £5, or whatever an individual can afford, to help defray costs.
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