A Stirling Job!

A Stirling Job! (MP4 Film)

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A Stirling Job!  
(MP4 Film)

Thomas Heywood plays Scotland’s largest organ

The 1939 Rushworth & Dreaper Grand Organ
The Church of the Holy Rude • Stirling

The largest pipe organ in Scotland springs to life in this spectacular presentation showing why the critics say Thomas Heywood is the ‘acknowledged master’.

Enjoy symphonic grandeur, operatic showstoppers including Wagner’s Flying Dutchman Overture and a banquet of rarely-recorded beautiful original organ works by concert organ greats Alfred Hollins and William Wolstenholme.

As well as watching the ‘superhuman’ brilliance of Thomas Heywood’s mastery over hundreds of keys and thousands of organ pipes, enjoy lavish views showing the endless variety of pipework and the complex inner workings of the largest and most valuable musical instrument in Scotland. Not to mention the magnificent and historic building in which this landmark instrument is housed.

Perfect repertoire on the perfect instrument!

Program highlights include:

Wagner’s Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Finale from Dvořák’s 'New World' Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95
Tchaikovsky’s Nocturne in C-sharp minor
Verdi’s Grand March from Aïda

And much more!

Special Features include: 

Full 5.1 Surround Sound

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Full Program:

Richard Wagner, transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare
Overture to The Flying Dutchman

William Wolstenholme
Le Carillon, Op. 23 No. 4 

Alfred Hollins
Concert Overture in C minor 

Tchaikovsky, trans. Edwin H. Lemare
Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. 19 No. 4 

Alfred Hollins 
Grand Chœur No. 1 in G minor

William Wolstenholme
Allegretto in E-flat, Op. 17 No. 2 

Giuseppe Verdi, trans. Edwin H. Lemare
Grand March from Aïda 

Alfred Hollins
Spring Song

William Wolstenholme
Finale in B-flat, Op. 11 No. 2 

Alfred Hollins
Maytime – Gavotte

Dvořák, trans. Edwin H. Lemare
Finale – Allegro con fuoco from 
Symphony No. 9 in E minor – 'From the New World', Op. 95

Percy Fletcher
Festival Toccata