British masterworks on the Grand Organ St John’s Launceston Tasmania • Australia
This heroic program includes the What’s what and Who’s who of the grandest British music performed on one of Australasia’s grandest organs.
From Elgar’s Land of Hope and Glory to Parry’s Jerusalem, this recording is a ’must-have’ for all those who love Grand Organs and The Best of British! It’s not Pomp and Circumstance - it’s Pomp & Celebrate!
Program highlights include:
Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 in D - Land of Hope and Glory Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G - All men must be free W.T. Best’s Concert Variations on God Save the Queen Parry’s Jerusalem Macfarren’s Finale on ’Rule, Britannia!’ Elgar’s Nimrodfrom theEnigma Variations Lemare’s Concert Fantasia on: The Sailor’s Hornpipe, British Grenadiers and Rule, Britannia!
And much more! Buy any CD and DVD together and receive a bonus 25% discount on the DVD price! Full Program:
Traditional, arranged by W.T. Best God Save the Queen (as performed on special occasions) Sir Edward Elgar, transcribed by Edwin H. Lemare Military March No. 1 in D - ’Land of Hope and Glory’ from the ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ Military Marches, Op. 39 George Frideric Handel, trans. W.T. Best March from the Opera 'Scipio' Sir Herbert Brewer Marche Héroïque Sir Edward Elgar, trans. Sir George Martin Imperial March, Op. 32 Sir Hubert Parry, trans. Sir Walter Alcock Bridal Marchand FinalefromThe Music to ‘The Birds’ of Aristophanes
W.T. Best Introduction, Variations and Finale on ‘God Save the Queen’, Op. 29 Introduction - Theme with Four Variations - Finale Sir Edward Elgar, trans. G.R. Sinclair, edited by Thomas Heywood Military March No. 4 in G - ’All men must be free’ from the ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ Military Marches, Op. 39 Sir Hubert Parry Jerusalem Sir George A. Macfarren Finale [Fugue upon ‘Rule, Britannia!’] from Organ Sonata in C major George Frideric Handel, trans. Thomas Heywood Three movements from Music for the Royal Fireworks Ouverture - La Réjouissance [‘The Rejoicing’] - Menuet I & II Sir Edward Elgar, trans. Thomas Heywood Nimrod from Variations on an Original Theme – ‘Enigma’, Op. 36 Edwin H. Lemare Concert Fantasia – Improvisation upon The Sailor’s Hornpipe, British Grenadiers and Rule, Britannia!, Op. 91 Traditional, arranged by Thomas Heywood God Save the Queen