Beyond the Score

£12.00

A disc of spectacular improvisations based on the plainchant of the feast of Whitsuntide. This disc is one of the first recordings of the re-built organ at Gloucester cathedral

Beyond The Score marks and contributes to the emerging “English Renaissance” in organ improvisation. As an art form, improvisation is greatly under-represented on compact disc; the number of English recordings can be counted on the fingers of one hand! By devoting an entire disc to improvisation we value the tradition as highly as that of the written-down repertoire. Long may it flourish!

SKU: SIGCD028

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Alexander Mason
at the organ of Gloucester Cathedral

Release date:20th Oct 2000
Order code:SIGCD028
Barcode: 635212002827

  1. Variations Veni creator: Tutti – Alexander Mason – 0.49
  2. Variations Veni creator: Cantus firmus – Alexander Mason – 0.39
  3. Variations Veni creator: Scherzo – Alexander Mason – 0.26
  4. Variations Veni creator: Canon a 2 – Alexander Mason – 1.16
  5. Variations Veni creator: Dialogue – Alexander Mason – 0.35
  6. Variations Veni creator: Trio – Alexander Mason – 0.55
  7. Variations Veni creator: Fugatto – Alexander Mason – 1.39
  8. Variations Veni creator: Tierce en taille – Alexander Mason – 1.39
  9. Variations Veni creator: Cornet de Grigny – Alexander Mason – 1.45
  10. Variations Veni creator: Grand choeur – Alexander Mason – 4.22
  11. Messe de la Pentecote: Introit – Alexander Mason – 6.4
  12. Messe de la Pentecote: Offertoire – Alexander Mason – 4.14
  13. Messe de la Pentecote: Elevation – Alexander Mason – 2.41
  14. Messe de la Pentecote: Communion – Alexander Mason – 3.00
  15. Messe de la Pentecote: Sortie – Alexander Mason – 5.22
  16. Machaut-fantasie: Introduction – Alexander Mason – 2.52
  17. Machaut-fantasie: Scherzo – Alexander Mason – 2.40
  18. Machaut-fantasie: Adagio – Alexander Mason – 3.41
  19. Machaut-fantasie: Finale – Alexander Mason – 3.49
  20. Suite des Danses: March – Alexander Mason – 4.07
  21. Suite des Danses: Sicilienne – Alexander Mason – 4.16
  22. Suite des Danses: Bolero – Alexander Mason – 3.43
  23. Suite des Danses: Minuet – Waltz – Alexander Mason – 2.52
  24. Suite des Danses: Gigue alla Rumba – Alexander Mason – 3.48