The Grand Organ of Chester Cathedral | Priory PRDVD9

The Grand Organ of Chester Cathedral


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Label: Priory

Cat No: PRDVD9

Format: DVD + CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 5th November 2012



This is Priory’s ninth DVD/CD package – a series which has been described as "the greatest in the history of recorded organ music". A programme of music linked to the history of Chester and a full tour of the organ and its history is documented with an accompanying CD of the recital.

Currently only available in PAL.

The Programme:
1. Opening from ‘Also sprach Zarathustra’
Richard Strauss, arr. Rushforth

2. Paraphrase sur un choeur de Judas Macchabée de Handel
Alexandre Guilmant

3. Fantasia
Robert White

4. Introduction & Theme (Ostinato)
Herbert Sumsion

5. Cloister Garth
Herbert Brewer

6. Variations (on a theme of Guillaume de Machaut)
Christopher Steel

7. Pastoral Symphony (from ‘Messiah’)
G F Handel

8. Riff-Raff
Giles Swayne

9. Trumpet Minuet
Alfred Hollins

10. Bell Scherzo Op.89
Edwin Lemare

11. Jupiter (from ‘The Planets’)
Gustav Holst, arr. Wills

DVD bonus feature track
(not on accompanying CD)
12. Toccata Planyavskaya
Peter Planyavsky


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