The Heart of Hobart

The Heart of Hobart (MP3 Album)

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The Heart of Hobart
(MP3 Album)

Thomas Heywood

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.

An exciting and comprehensive program of musical highlights featured on the Grand Organ for over 150 years.

An historic must-have album 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 including a booklet with historic photographs and history of this unique instrument and repertoire.

Buy any CD and DVD together and receive a bonus 25% discount on the DVD price!

Full Program:

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 

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 

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