The Organ of Westminster Cathedral

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On this special 2-CD set 19th century repertoire is coupled with the works of one of the world’s first international organ virtuosi, Marcel Dupré, who gave the opening recital on the Grand Organ in 1924 and who shines as the leading light of the French school of organist-improviser-composers.

Royal College of Organists ‘Performer of the Year’ 2002, Robert Quinney enjoys a growing reputation as a dynamic performer, whose repertoire stretches from the sixteenth century to the present day. He served as Assistant Master of Music of Westminster Cathedral from 2000 to 2004 and is currently Sub-Organist of Westminster Abbey. His playing, as a soloist and in ensemble – has received critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. This is his first solo recording.

Quinney’s technique is impeccable and his registration spot on BBC Music Choice

This is a great recording – I’ve no hesitation in saying it’s one of the best organ CDs you’ll ever hear – Gramophone

SKU: SIGCD089
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Robert Quinney


RELEASE DATE: 01/11/2006
CATALOGUE NUMBER: SIGCD089
BARCODE: 635212008928

CD1

1. Academic Festival Overture Op 80 Johannes Brahms 

Variations on a theme by Haydn Op 56

Johannes Brahms 

2. Chorale St Antoni: Andante

3. Variation 1: Vivace

4. Variation 2: Vivace

5. Variation 3: Con moto

6. Variation 4: Andante

7. Variation 5: Poco presto

8. Variation 6: Vivace

9. Variation 7: Grazioso

10. Variation 8: Poco presto

11. Finale: Andante

12. Wir wandelten Op 96 no 2 Johannes Brahms

13. Adagio from Violin Sonata No 3 Op 108 Johannes Brahms

14. Siegfried-Idyll Richard Wagner

15. Prelude to Act 1, Die Meistersinger von Nornberg Richard Wagner 

CD2

Three Preludes and Fugues Op 7

Marcel Dupre 

1. Prelude in B major

2. Fugue in B major

3. Prelude in F minor

4. Fugue in F minor

5. Prelude in G minor

6. Fugue in G minor

Variations sur un Noel Op 20

Marcel Dupre 

7. Theme

8. Variation 1: Larghetto

9. Variation 2: Poco animato

10. Variation 3: Cantabile

11. Variation 4: Vif

12. Variation 5: Vivace

13. Variation 6: Plus modere

14. Variation 7: Vivace

15. Variation 8: Cantabile

16. Variation 9: Anime

17. Variation 10 Fugue

18. Variation 10 (Fugato): Non troppo vivace

Evocation Op 37

Marcel Dupre 

19. Moderato

20. Adagio con tenerezza

21. Allegro deciso

22. Cortege et Litanie Op 19 no 2 Marcel Dupre 

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