Thomas Heywood plays Scotland’s largest organ The 1939 Rushworth & Dreaper Grand Organ The Church of the Holy Rude • Stirling Scotland
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 MarchfromAïda
And much more!
Special Features include:
Full 5.1 Surround Sound Complete Grand Organ Specification Repertoire Selection
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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 fuocofrom Symphony No. 9 in E minor – 'From the New World', Op. 95 Percy Fletcher Festival Toccata