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An Organ Recital


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Relayed from St. Luke's, Chelsea
A Programme of Italian Organ Music
Fernando Germani , at the age of twenty-six, is already one of the foremost organists in Italy. His appointments as Organ Professor at the Rome Conservatoire, and at the Curtis Institute, Philadelphia, in succession to Lynwood Farnham, establish his reputation in two continents.
The new organ at St. Luke's,
Chelsea, built by John Compton , the builder of the Broadcasting House Organ, replaces one built in the church just over a hundred years ago which had in its latter days fallen into decay. The Compton instrument was first used at Christmas, 1933.
Constructed on the extension principle, the console is placed a good way away from the organ-an especially valuable advantage to recitalists-and since the whole organ is in some ways related to that at Broadcasting House, listeners are likely to hear more of this instrument, one of the most beautiful in London.


Unknown: Fernando Germani
Unknown: John Compton

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