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 Widor’s Toccata
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 Repertoire Selection PAL format
Buy any DVD and CD together and receive a bonus 25% discount on the DVD price! Full Program:
Weber, transcribed by Thomas Heywood Overture to Der Freischütz, Op. 77 Guilmant 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 Henri Mulet Carillon: Tu es petra – No. 10 from Esquisses Byzantines Norman Cocker Tuba Tune 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 Guilmant Grand Chœur in D major – Alla Handel, Op. 18 No. 1 Jehan Alain Litanies, JA 119 Handel, trans. W.T. Best Hallelujah Chorus from the Oratorio Messiah Pietro Yon Humoresque ‘L’organo primitivo’ – Toccatina for Flute Charles-Marie Widor Toccata from Organ Symphony No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42 No. 1