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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.

 

IN CONCERT – details of organ & choral concerts around Melbourne for the weeks following May 12, 2019
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Wednesday May 22 – 1.00 pm
St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne
Colin Andrews
 
Thursday May 23 – 1.00 pm
St Michael’s Uniting Church, Melbourne
Rhys Boak
 
Thursday May 30 – 1.00 pm
St Michael’s Uniting Church, Melbourne
Rhys Boak
 

Sunday June 2 – 2.30 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Brighton
Christopher Cook

Sunday June 9 – 4.00 pm
All Saints’ Church, St Kilda East
Colin Andrews
 
Wednesday June 12 – 1.00 pm
St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne
Christopher Cook
 
Sunday June 16 – 2.30 pm
Sacred Heart Church, Carlton
Path of Miracles by Joby Talbot & works from Libre Vermell de Montserrat
Gloriana Chamber Choir / Andrew Raiskums

 

 

Peter Wakeley or Simon Colvin


19th May

Show Playlist
  • Krebs: O Konig, dessun majestat. Michael Harris, org.
  • Weckmann: Canzona in C minor. Gustav Leonhardt, org.
  • Trad: Evening Song; The Minstrel Shepherd; Little Lovely Lass.. Candomino Choir/Tauno Satomaa.
  • Trad: Frere Jacques; A frog, he would a-wooing go, John McCarthy Chorus & Orch
  • Boccherini (trans. Lemare): Minuet in A; Haigh: Canzonetta. Thomas Heywood, org.
  • Goss: Psalm 127, 128. Holy Trinity Cathedral Choir Auckland/Anthony Jennings
  • Gregorian Chant: Christe, qui lux es et dies. Dominican Choir, France
  • Scheidemann: Herr Christ, der einig Gottes Sohn. Julia Brown, org..
  • Zelenka: Magnificat ZWV 108. Schola Cantorum of Melbourne Choir & Orchestra/Gary Ekkel
  • Kerll: Capriccio sopra il Cucu; Taseca: Sonata on the 5th Tone. Klemens Schnorr, org.

  • 12th May

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  • Albrechtsberger: Three Preludes. Reinhard Jaud, org
  • Dvorak: Goin' Home; Coward: Wandering the King's Highway. Australian Welsh Male Voice Choir/Anne Credlin
  • Bonnet: Romance sans Paroles; Gigout: Toccata in B minor. David Patrick, org.
  • J.M. Bach: Furchtet euch nicht; Ich weiss, dass mein Erloser lebt. Capella Sancti Michaelis; Ricercar Consort/Erik van Nevel
  • C.P E. Bach: Six Sketches Wq 193. Martina Pohl, org.
  • Matthias: Let the people praise thee, O God. St Paul's Cathedral Choir London; Gentlemen and Children of HM Chapels Royal/Barry Rose; org. Christopher Dearnley
  • Berlioz: Childhood of Christ, Op.25: The Farewell of the Shepherds. Lyon NO Chamber Choir/Bernard Tetu.
  • Reinken: Fugue in G minor. Gustav Leonhardt, org.
  • Sumaya: Angelicas Milicias. Chanticleer.

  • 5th May

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  • Clarke: Trumpet Voluntary - Prince of Denmark's March. Michael Dudman, org.
  • Handel: Sonata in G, HWV579. John O'Donnell, org.
  • Banchieri: Canzon francese 'La Carissima'. Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, Liuwe Tamminga, orgs.
  • Jackson: Holy is the true light. Truro Cathedral Choir /Christopher Grey.
  • Saint-Saens: Fantaisie in E Flat. Hans Fagus, org.
  • Telemann, Arr Patzold: March No.1 - Majesty. John Foster, tpt, David Drury, org.
  • Mozart: Ave verum corpus, KV618. Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir and Orch /Antony Walker.
  • Karg-Elert: Resonet in laudibus. Annie Lydford, org.
  • Mozart: Lacrimosa, from Requiem, KV626. Sydney Philharmonia Symphonic Choir and Orch /Antony Walker.
  • Drury: Improvisation. David Drury, org.
  • Handel (arr. Leighton Jones): Jephtha - Waft her Angels. Rochelle Bryson, vln., Michelle Wood, vlc., Jonathan Bradley, hpschd., Lerida Delbridge, vln., Justin Williams, vla., Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Moyreau: Les cloches d'Orleans. Andre Isoir, org.

  • 28th April

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  • Luke: Imprvisation on 'Were you there'?; Lullabies. Christopher Luke, org.
  • Durufle: Sicilienne (Suite No. 5). Ryoko Mori, org.
  • Anonymous: One cannot be silent; The most beautiful songs; Oh, let us sing and rejoice. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Tonu Kaluste.
  • Trad (arr Warlock): Yarmouth Fair. Chorelation/Faye Dumont.
  • Liszt: Adagio in D Flat. Gabor Lehotka, org.
  • Trad: Victimae Paschcali laudes; Paminger: Surrexit Christus Hodie. Niederaltaicher Scholaren/Konrad Ruhland
  • Guilmant: Paraphrase on "See the conquering hero comes' Jonathan Bielby, org. .
  • Gabrieli: Surrexit Christus.The Taverner Choi/Andrew Parrottr
  • Walond: Voluntary, Peter Backhouse, org.
  • Taverner: Dum transisset sabbatum. Choir of St Thomas Church Fifth Avenue New York/John Scott
  • Dupuis: Trumpet Voluntary; Hine: Flute Piece. Merwyn Deacon, org.
  • Sallinen: Finnish Folk Song. Tapiola Choir/Erkki Pohjola.

  • 21st April

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  • Handel: Jesu meine Freude HWV 480; Air in G minor HWV 466; Capriccio in G minor HWV 483. John O'Donnel, org.
  • Mendelssohn: Andante in F. John Scott, org.
  • Holland: Alleluia; Williams: Ferry me across the water. Australian Boys' Choir/Noel Ancell.
  • Grainger: We Have Fed Our Sea for a Thousand Years. Joyful Company of Singers/Richard Hickox.
  • Hancock: Air. Jonathan Dimmock, org.
  • Oxley: Clarinet Tune. Gordon Stewart, org.
  • Trad: O Filii et Filiae. Choirs of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris/Jehan Revert; org. Pierre Cochereau
  • Dandrieu: Variations on 'O Filii et Filiae'. Jeffrey Smith, org.
  • Trad (arr. Lindley): Now the green blade riseth; Trad (arr Ledger): This joyful Eastertide. Choir of Christ Church St Lawrence, Sydney/Neil McEwan
  • Bach: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland BWV 626; Erstanden ist der heil'ge Christ BWV 628; Christ ist erstanden BWV 746
  • Anonymous: Sonata for two organs in C. Anneros Hulliger, org., Philip Swanton, org.
  • Gregorian Chant: Salve Festa Dies. Schola Gregoriana of Cambridge/Mary Berry.
  • Gigout: Scherzo (Dix pieces/8). Andrew Lucas, org.

  • 14th April

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  • Parry: Rockingham (chorale prelude); Elgar: Andantino. Harold Fabrikant, org.
  • Buxtehude: Ach herr, mich armen Sunder; Passacaglia in D minor. Douglas Lawrence, org.
  • Monteverdi: Could it be that I love you not, my heart. Delitiae Musicae/Marco Longhini.
  • Ireland: Capriccio. Kevin Bowyer, org.
  • Plainsong: Stabat Mater: Palestrina: Stabat Mater. Taverner Choir/Andrew Parrott
  • Ouseley: Is it nthing to you? Magdalen College Choir, Oxford
  • Blow: Salvator Mundi. Choir of Christ Church St Lawrence Sydney/Neil McEwan
  • Bach: Partita 'Sei gegrusset Jesu Gutig' BWV 768. Rhys Boak, org
  • Linger: Kommt zu Ihm. Adelaide Singers/Patrick Thomas.

  • 7th April

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  • Buxtehude: Mensch, wilt du leben selignlich? BuxWV 204; Vn Gott will ich nicht lassen BuxWV 220.. Nicholas Danby, org.
  • Couperin: Tierce en Taille (Mass for the Parishes. Timothy Byram-Wigfield, org.
  • Trad (arr Copland): At the river; Kodaly: Dancing Song. Berwick Youth Choir/Kieran Casey & Alison Harrigan; pno Angela Patti
  • Trad (arr. Rutter): Afton water; Golden Slumbers. Cambridge Singers; City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter.
  • Ravel: Petit Poucet; Kreisler: Liebesfreud. Thomas Murray, org.
  • Charpentier: Miserere H.219. La Chappelle Royale/Phillipe Hereweghe
  • W. F. Bach: Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit. Leo van Deselaar, org
  • Whitlock: Allegretto; Andante Tranquillo; Scherzetto. Robert Gower, org.
  • Brumby: Four Romantic Choruses. St Peters Chorale/Graeme Morton.

  • 31st March

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  • Strunck: Ach Herr, mich armen Sunder; Morhardt: Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu Dir; Variations on 'Daphne', . Gustav Leonhardt, org.
  • Grainger: Mary Thompson; The Gypsy's Wedding Day; Near Woodstock Town7 Polyphony/Stephen Layton.
  • Grieg (arr Lucas): Morning; Anitra's Dance; In the Hall of the Mountain King (Peer Gynt)
  • Turle: Psalm 42 - Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks. Choir of King's College Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks
  • Greene: Voluntary VIII in C minor. David Kinsela, org.
  • Handel: Chandos Anthem No.6: As Pants the Hart. Ian Partridge, ten., Lynne Dawson, sop., Sixteen Choir, Sixteen Orch/Harry Christophers.
  • Roberday: Fugue and Caprice.No. 3. Joseph Payne, org.
  • Elgar: Chanson de matin. Christopher Wrench, org.
  • MacGillivray (arr Loomer): Away from the roll of the sea. Hunter Singers (NSW)/Kim Sutherlland

  • 24th March

    Show Playlist
  • Bohm: Partita - Wer nur den lieben Gott lasst walten. Jan Jongepier, org
  • Daley: In Remembrance. Choir of Geelong Grammar School/Tom Healey
  • Traditional (arr. Hughes): Gyrru'r Ychen; Hafan Gobaith. Victoria Welsh Male Voice Choir/Faleiry Koczkar.
  • Franck: Piece Heroique. Sergio de Pieri, org.
  • M.Haydn: Adoro Te; Isaac: O Esca Viatorum. The Cathedral Singers/Richard Proulx
  • Karg-Elert: Chorale Improvisations Op. 65: Christ thou lamb of God; Beloved Jesu, what crime hast thou committed? O guiltless Lamb of God; By the waters of Babylon. Harold Fabrikant, org.
  • G.Ives: Listen sweet dove; There is a land of pure delight. Choir of Magdalen College Oxford/Bill Ives
  • Bach: Air on a G string from Suite No.3, BWV1068. Douglas Lawrence, org.
  • Finzi: My spirit sang all day; Morton: Crossing the Bar. National Youth Choir of Australia/Graeme Morton
  • Langlais: Arabesque. Per Larsson, org.