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The Heart of Hobart (DVD - PAL)
Hobart Town Hall Grand Organ
Tasmania • Australia
The ground-breaking premiere recording on the celebrated Grand Organ in the Hobart Town Hall - The Heart of Hobart since 1870.
Join world-renowned concert organist Thomas Heywood as he performs an exciting and comprehensive program of musical highlights featured on the Grand Organ for over 150 years.
And see why ‘Thomas Heywood stands out among other organists before he even plays a note’ as he introduces this magnificent and historic instrument and the beautiful city and venue in which it is housed.
You can also enjoy, watch and learn how Heywood’s ‘flawless technique is just the platform from which truly artistic and memorable performances flow.’
An historic feature-length must-have DVD for all who love music, culture, history and Hobart!
Program highlights include:
Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’ Piano Concerto No. 5
Weber’s Overture to Der Freischütz
Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus
And much more!
Special Features include:
A complete demonstration and explanation of how the organ console works
History of the instrument and repertoire
Full 5.1 Surround Sound
Complete Grand Organ Specification
Buy any DVD and CD together and receive a bonus 25% discount on the DVD price!
Weber, transcribed by Thomas Heywood
Overture to Der Freischütz, Op. 77
March upon a Theme of Handel, Op. 15 No. 2
Bach, edited by Thomas Heywood
Fantasia in G major [Pièce d’Orgue], BWV 572
Lemmens, edited by W.T. Best
Fanfare from École d’Orgue, Part II No. 27
Elgar, trans. Sir George Martin
Imperial March, Op. 32
Carillon: Tu es petra – No. 10 from Esquisses Byzantines
C.H. Rinck, edited by W.T. Best
Allegro maestoso [1st mvt] from Flute Concerto, Op. 55 No. 182
Beethoven, trans. Thomas Heywood
Adagio un poco mosso [2nd mvt] from
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major – ‘Emperor’, Op. 73
Grand Chœur in D major – Alla Handel, Op. 18 No. 1
Litanies, JA 119
Handel, trans. W.T. Best
Hallelujah Chorus from the Oratorio Messiah
Humoresque ‘L’organo primitivo’ – Toccatina for Flute
Toccata from Organ Symphony No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42 No. 1