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Thomas Heywood

The 1915 Rothwell Organ
St George’s Church - Headstone
Harrow - London, UK

Thomas Heywood
gives sizzling romantic performances of George Frideric Handel’s finest music on the celebrated 1915 Rothwell Organ at St George’s Headstone, Harrow, UK!

This renowned historic instrument, the largest remaining unaltered example of the work of the innovative English organ builder Frederick Rothwell, proves itself a worthy partner for these romantic interpretations of much of Handel’s most famous music.

Programme highlights include:

Music for the Royal Fireworks
‘The Harmonious Blacksmith’ Variations
Organ Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major
Overture to the Occasional Oratorio

And much more!

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Full Programme:

George Frideric Handel, arranged by Herbert Ellingford
from the Orchestral Transcription by Sir Edward Elgar
Overture in D minor

Handel, transcribed by Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Variations in E major – “The Harmonious Blacksmith”

Handel, edited and trans. W.T. Best
“Organ Concerto” No. 1 in D minor

Handel, trans. W.T. Best
“Lascia ch’io pianga” from Rinaldo

Alexandre Guilmant
Grand Choeur in D major – Alla Handel, Op. 18 No. 1

Handel, trans. Sir Henry Wood
Largo in E from Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 12

Handel, trans. W.T Best
Overture to the Occasional Oratorio

Handel, trans. W.T. Best
Organ Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 4 No. 2

Handel, trans. Thomas Heywood
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Ouverture - Bourrée - The Peace
The Rejoicing - Menuet I & II



Cat. No.: HW06174
Price: $18.00 (USD)


 

Individual tracks

Guilmant - Grand Choeur in D - Alla Handel, Op. 18 No. 1 
Handel/Best - 'Lascia ch'io pianga' from Rinaldo 
Handel/Best - Adagio [2nd mvt] from Organ Concerto No. 2 in Bb, Op. 4 No. 2 
Handel/Best - Adagio [3rd mvt] from 'Organ Concerto' No. 1 in d  
Handel/Best - Adagio [3rd mvt] from Overture to the Occasional Oratorio 
Handel/Best - Air [2nd mvt] from 'Organ Concerto' No. 1 in d 
Handel/Best - Allegro [2nd mvt] from Overture to the Occasional Oratorio 
Handel/Best - Allegro, ma non presto [3rd mvt] from Organ Concerto No. 2 in Bb, Op. 4 No. 2 
Handel/Best - Andante [1st mvt] from 'Organ Concerto' No. 1 in d 
Handel/Best - Andante maestoso [1st mvt] from Overture to the Occasional Oratorio 
Handel/Best - Andante maestoso and Allegro [1st mvt] from Organ Concerto No. 2 in Bb, Op. 4 No. 2 
Handel/Best - Fuga [4th mvt] from 'Organ Concerto' No. 1 in d 
Handel/Best - March [4th mvt] from Overture to the Occasional Oratorio 
Handel/Elgar and Ellingford - Overture in d 
Handel/Heywood - Bourrée [2nd mvt] from Music for the Royal Fireworks 
Handel/Heywood - La Paix [3rd mvt] from Music for the Royal Fireworks 
Handel/Heywood - La Réjouissance [4th mvt] from Music for the Royal Fireworks 
Handel/Heywood - Menuet I & II [5th mvt] from Music for the Royal Fireworks 
Handel/Heywood - Overture [1st mvt] from Music for the Royal Fireworks 
Handel/Karg-Elert - Theme from Variations in E - 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' 
Handel/Karg-Elert - Variation I from Variations in E - 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' 
Handel/Karg-Elert - Variation II from Variations in E - 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' 
Handel/Karg-Elert - Variation III from Variations in E - 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' 
Handel/Karg-Elert - Variation IV from Variations in E - 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' 
Handel/Karg-Elert - Variation V from Variations in E - 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' 
Handel/Wood - Largo in E from Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 12