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Organ Night

Synopsis

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Graeme Kay and organist Thomas Trotter present an evening of music, features and lively discussion devoted to the organ.
7.00 Gillian Weir Plays Bach Paul Guinery introduces a recital of Bach organ works from the Holmens Kirke in Copenhagen. Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565; Three Chorale Preludes on "Nun Komm' der Heiden Heiland ", BWV659--61;
Pastorale in F, BWV590; Concerto in D minor, BWV596 (after Vivaldi);
Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV532
8.00 Organ Stops Peter Hurford talks about his complete cycle of Bach organ works, and Thomas Trotter joins him for a look at the Iberian organ. And Margaret Philips talks about her collection at the English Organ School and Museum in Dorset.
8.30 Olivier Latry Plays French Romantic Organ Music Louise Fryer introduces a recital from Truro Cathedral given by the titulaire organist of Notre Dame in Paris. Toumemire Chorale Improvisation on "Victimae Paschali"
Franck Prelude , Fugue and Variations Widor Allegro Vivace (Symphony No 5) Vieme Carillon de Westminster
9.15 Organ Stops Richard Langham Smith investigates the tradition of improvisation with Olivier Latry , Jean Guillou and Naji Hakim , and Martin Baker compares the different liturgies of Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.
Simon Preston gives his view on organ competitions, and Stephen Cleobury shows how the most important stop on the organ at King's College, Cambridge, is the acoustic of the chapel.
10.00 David Goode Plays Ancient and Modern Sarah Walker presents a recital from Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, including a new work commissioned by Radio 3 fortonight's special evening.
Anon Estampie (Robertsbridge Codex) Part Annum per Annum
Couperin L 'Elevation (Messe pour les Couvents)
Messiaen Diptyque
Francis Grier In Nomine (after John Tavemer and John Blytheman ) (first performance)
10.45 Organ Stops Ian Tracey shows off Britain's largest organ - in Liverpool's
Anglican Cathedral - and Ann-Elise Smoot and Carlo Curley discuss giant instruments in America. PlusWayne Marshall puts the fun back into organ recitals at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Producer Tim Thorne

Contributors

Unknown: Graeme Kay
Organist: Thomas Trotter
Unknown: Gillian Weir
Introduces: Bach Paul Guinery
Unknown: Holmens Kirke
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Talks: Peter Hurford
Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Talks: Margaret Philips
Introduces: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Franck Prelude
Unknown: Richard Langham Smith
Unknown: Olivier Latry
Unknown: Jean Guillou
Unknown: Naji Hakim
Unknown: Martin Baker
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: David Goode
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Messiaen Diptyque
Unknown: Francis Grier
Unknown: John Tavemer
Unknown: John Blytheman
Unknown: Ian Tracey
Unknown: Ann-Elise Smoot
Unknown: Carlo Curley
Unknown: Bridgewater Hall.
Producer: Tim Thorne

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