A selection of organ and choral works – both sacred and secular – from the Early Music period to the present day.

The closing theme is Allegretto in E flat by William Wolstenholme played by Peter Jewkes at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, NSW.

Peter Wakeley
Simon Colvin
Allan Smith
John Worcester

IN CONCERT – Organ & Choral concerts around Melbourne
IN CONCERT – Organ & Choral concerts around Melbourne


11th April

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  • Felix-Alexandre Guilmant, Offertoire 'O filii Robert Delcamp, Organ
  • Anonymous (arr. Davies, Walford): O filii et filiae. Sir George Thalben-Ball, org. Temple Church Choir/Sir George Thalben-Ball.
  • John Rutter, Vaiations on an Easter Theme Christopher Herrick and Jeremy Spurgeion, Organ
  • Charles Wood, This Joyful Eastertide Choir St Paul's Cathedral London
  • Wesley, Samuel: Anthem: In exitu Israel. Andrew Lucas, org. St Paul's Cathedral Choir, London/John Scott.
  • Howells, Herbert: Haec dies. Andrew Lumsden, org. Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer.
  • Dupre, Marcel: Variations on a Carol, Op.20. Cameron Carpenter, org.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Te Deum in C. James Lancelot, org., Rory Phillips, treb. King's College Choir Cambridge/Philip Ledger.
  • Lemmens, Sonate 2 "O Filii Harold Fabrikant, Organ
  • Kenneth Leighton, Let all the world in every corner sing Choir of King's College, Cambridge

  • 4th April

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  • Handel: Concerto No.1 in G, Op.4, Andrew Blackburn, org.
  • PESCETTI Giovanni Andante from Sonata in c min, Sergio de Pieri, org
  • PARRY Hubert: Never weather-beaten sail, Lichfield Cathedral Choir/ Philip Scrfiven.
  • HARRIS William: Behold, the tabernacle of God; Choir of Exeter College,
  • FINZI Gerald Let us now praise famous men; Winchester Cathedral
  • CARTER Sidney: Lord of the dance; Wells Cathedral Choir /Matthew Owens, Jonathan Vaughn, org.
  • American Trad., Amazing Grace; Wells Cathedral Choir /Matthew Owens, Jonathan Vaughn, org.
  • MAXIM Christopher Toccata Nuptiale; Andrew Wilson, org
  • STEEL Christopher Dancing Toccata, fr Moods, Op.59. William Saunders, org
  • GARDNER John Lavolta, fr Five dances for organ, Op.179 William Saunders, org
  • ANON: Pastorale Liuwe Tamminga, org
  • LINDLEY Simon Ave Maria Wells Cathedral Choir /Matthew
  • FARRINGTON Iain Giraffes, fr Animal Parade William Saunders, org
  • PANUFNIK Roxanna Declare the Wonders St Edmundsbury Cathedral Choir /James Thomas, David Humphreys, org.
  • HALLIDAY Anthony Fantasy on Lutheran hymns Anthony Halliday, org (Trinity Lutheran, Melbourne)
  • LAMBARDI Francesco: 3 partite sopra Fedele Liuwe Tamminga, org.

  • 28th March

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  • Parry: Chorale prelude on Rockingham. Harold Fabrikant, org.
  • Peeters: Chorale Prelude Herzlich tut mich verlangen. Christopher Luke, org.
  • Brahms: Chorale preludes Herzlich tut mich verlangen Op. 122/9 & 10. Harold Fabrikant, org.
  • Alfven, Hugo: In Our Meadow; Soderman: At the bride's home; Wikander: King Lily of the valley. Orphei Drangar Choir/Eric Ericson.
  • Trad: Down by the Sally Gardens. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter
  • Sweelinck: Echo-Fantasia SwWV 261. Harald Vogel, org.
  • Trad: Gloria, laus et honor. Niederaltaicher Scholaren/Konrad Ruhland
  • Buxtehude: Ach Herr, mich armen Sunder; Pachelbel: Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stund. Douglas Lawrence, org.
  • Weelkes, Thomas: Hosanna to the son of David. Winchester Cathedral Choir; Consort of Musicke/Martin Neary.
  • Amner: Consider, all ye passers by. Ely Cathedral Choir; Parley of Instruments/Paul Trepte.
  • Tomkins: Voluntary. Peter Backhouse, org.
  • Tallis, Thomas: Jesu salvator saeculi; Salvator mundi, salva nos. Sixteen Choir/Harry Christophers.
  • Slogedal, Bjarne: Variations on a Norwegian folk tune. Christopher Herrick, org.
  • Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore. Martin Sander, org.

  • 21st March

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: O mensch bewein dein Sunde gross, BWV622. Calvin Bowman, org. [Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University]
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale prelude, BWV 721, Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott. Peter Hurford, org. [Knox Grammar School, Sydney]
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale prelude, BWV 727, Herzlich tut mich verlangen. Carl Hofner, org [Welte organ roll from 1912]
  • Byrd, William: Miserere mihi, Domine. The Parsons Affayre/Warren Trevelyan-Jones.
  • Byrd, William: Ne Irascaris, Domine. Polyphonic Voices/Michael Fulcher.
  • Byrd, William: A Voluntary. Ton Koopman, org [Adlington Hall, Cheshire UK]
  • Leighton, Keneth: Drop, drop, slow tears. St Peter's Eastern Hill Choir/Geoffrey Cox.
  • Gibbons, Orlando: Drop, drop, slow tears; Walton, Sir William: A litany. Gabrieli Consort / Paul McCreesh
  • Wesley, Samuel Sebastian: Wash me thoroughly from my wickedness. Choir of St John's College, Cambridge / Andrew Nethsingha. John Challenger, org.
  • Leighton, Kenneth: Solus ad victimam. Wellington Cathedral Choir / Michael Fulcher. Max Kenworthy, org.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Toccata and fugue in D minor, BWV 538, 'Dorian'. Christoph Schoener, org [St Michael's, Hamburg]
  • Bowman, Calvin: Death be not Proud. Ensemble Gombert / John O'Donnell

  • 14th March

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  • Weckmann: Ach wir armen Sunder. Wolfgang Zehrer, org.
  • Daley: The Isle of Innesfree. St Mary's College Women's Choir, Indiana
  • Ravenscroft: Hey ho, to the greenwood now let us go; Tomorrow the fox will come to town; Coleman: The glorfies of our birth and state. Pro Cantione Antiqua/Mark Brown
  • Peeters, Flor: Aria. David Drury, org.
  • Turle: Psalm 42: Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks. Choir of King's College Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks
  • Palestrina: Sicut Cervus. Choirs of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
  • Krebs: Ach Gott, erhor mein Seufzen. Douglas Lawrence, org.
  • Gibbons, Orlando: Lord we beseech thee; O Lord, how do my woes increase? Clerkes of Oxenford/David Wulstan.
  • Mozart: Adagio and Rondo in C (KV 617. Reitze Smits, org.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Morning Prayer. Lyon NO Chamber Choir/Bernard Tetu.
  • Gade: Allegretto Op. 22. Paul Trepte, org.

  • 7th March

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  • Lotti, Antonio: Crucifixus. Keith Hearnshaw, org. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Felix Mendelssohn, I Waited for the Lord St Pauls Cathedral London, John Scott
  • Edward Bairstow, The Lamentation St Paul's Cathedral London, John Scott

  • 28th February

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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale prelude, BWV 653, An Wasserflussen Babylon. John O'Donnell, org.
  • Psalm 137 King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Marcel Dupre, An Wasserflussen Babylo Jeremy Filsell, Organ
  • Drury, David: By the waters of Babylon. St James Choir/David Drury.
  • Arthur Wills, By the Waters of Babylon Vicars Chroal of Wells Cathedral, Rupert gough
  • William Lloyd Webber, Pastorale Jane Watts, Organ
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van (arr. Halliday, Anthony):Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat, Op.73, 'Emperor': Adagio. Anthony Halliday, org.
  • Purcell, Henry: O Sing Unto the Lord, Z44. Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Athalie: War March of the Priests. David Drury, org.
  • Britten, Benjamin: A Wedding Anthem, Op.46. Margaret Phillips, org. The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
  • Joseph Bonnet, Variations de Concert Sergio De Pieri, Organ
  • Britten, Benjamin: The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard. Calvin Bowman, pno. The Vocal Consort/Noel Ancell.
  • Ancell, Noel: A Song of the Republic. The Vocal Consort/Noel Ancell.

  • 21st February

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Organ Concerto in C, Hob.XVIII/1. Ian Quinn, org; Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen
  • McAlley, Vaughan: The Lord Bless You and Keep You. Kate McBride, sop., Leonie Tonkin, rec., Niki Ebacioni, alto, Tom Reid, bass, Vaughan McAlley, ten.
  • Pachelbel, Johann: Toccata in E minor John Stiller, org. [St Thomas' Lutheran Church, Stockwell SA]
  • Langlais, Jean: Messe solenelle. Choir of St James' Church, Sydney; Sarah Kim, org. / David Drury
  • Lloyd Webber WS: Benedictus. Lucy Philips, cln; Mark Swinton, org [St MAry's Church, Warwick UK]
  • Todd, Will: Vidi speciosam. Tenebrae/Nigel Short.
  • Franck, Cesar: Pastorale, Op.19. Jean Langlais, org [St Clotilde, Paris]
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Te Deum in C, Hob.XXlllc:2. Vienna Boys Choir; Chorus Viennensis; Vienna Chamber Orchestra / Hans Gillesberger