Grand Concert Organ
Melbourne Town Hall
Victoria - Australia
This landmark 10th Anniversary recording on the largest musical instrument in the southern hemisphere is a must have!
Following the record-breaking release of Thomas Heywood’s premiere recording on the Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ – ‘Who Needs An Orchestra!’ in 2001, ’The Living Tradition’ features a stunning programme highlighting the magnificent history of the Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organs.
Programme highlights include:
Saint-Saëns’ Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila Wagner’s Pilgrim Chorus from Tannhäuser
Gounod’s Funeral March of a Marionette
Handel’s Hornpipe from the Water Music
Widor’s Toccata from Organ Symphony No. 5
And much more!
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Philip Plaisted, transcribed by Thomas Heywood Grand March [For the Opening of the Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ, 1872]
Richard Wagner, trans. Franz Liszt Pilgrim Chorus from Tannhäuser
Camille Saint-Saëns, trans. Heywood Bacchanale - Air de Ballet from Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
Jean Sibelius, trans. Fricker Finlandia, Op. 26 No. 7
Norman Cocker Tuba Tune
George Frideric Handel Minuet from the Opera Berenice
Leon Boëllmann Suite Gothique, Op. 25 Introduction-Choral - Menuet gothique - Priere à Notre Dame - Toccata
Sir Edward Elgar Allegro maestoso (1st mvt) from Sonata for Organ, Op. 28
George Frideric Handel Hornpipe from the Water Music Suite No. 2 in D, HWV 349 Charles-Marie Widor Toccata from Organ Symphony No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42
Charles Gounod, trans. W.T. Best Funeral March of a Marionette