Sounds of the Summer 2017

Our 10th annual ‘Sounds of the Summer concert’ featuring Professor Ian Tracey is at our Mixbury showroom is on Saturday 6th May 2017. Attendees will be treated to four mini recitals on five different organs including the Makin ‘Gigue’ and ‘Thirlmere’, the Copeman Hart ‘Tourer’, the Rodgers ‘Infinity’ and the revolutionary ‘LiVE’ from Johannus. In addition, a totally new and unique instrument, due for release in April, will be demonstrated on the day.

We have ordered wonderful weather to allow us to enjoy the surroundings with our traditional buffet lunch out in the courtyard where our marquee will contain a wide range of sheet organ music, CDs , DVDs and much more.

The event is strictly by ticket only which are available in advance, as a donation to the Liverpool Organ appeal, at £10.00 each. Don’t delay in reserving your today! The draft programme is below:-

Part – The First
Choral Prelude on ‘Gelobt Sei Gott’ (Healey Willan)
Partita: Christus der du ist mein Leben (Johann Pachelbel)
Improvisation on ‘Melita (Carlo Curley)
Salix, Chanty & Toccata (Plymouth Suite) (Percy Whitlock)

Part – The Second
Prelude ‘Ar Hyd y Nos’ & Largo ‘New World’ (Carlo Curley)
Fugue in Eb ‘St Anne’, BWV 552 (J S Bach)
Toccatina for the Flutes (Pietro Yon)
Improvisation sur le ‘Te Deum’ (Tournemire/Duruflé)

Part – The Third
An Easter Alleluiah (Gordon Slater)
Sonata in c (Allegro, Largo, Presto) (Giovani Battista Pescetti)
Berceuse (Licino Refice)
Variations on an Original Theme (opus 58) (Flor Peeters)

Part – The Fourth
Grand Jeu (Pierre du Mage)
Homage a Jean Gallon ( Maurice Duruflé)
Fanfare for the Common Man (Aaron Copland)
Clog Dance ‘La Fille Mal Gardée’ (Ferdinand Hérold)
Scherzo in g (Marco Enrico Bossi)