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Martyn Rawles at the organ of Derby Cathedral,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

On his first visit to Derby, Martyn Rawles, organist of Lichfield Cathedral, presented an enjoyably eclectic programme that set out from the North German repertoire and moved in all sorts of directions (Derby Cathedral, Derby. UK, 18 July, 2012).

In the Praeludium in G by Nikolaus Bruhns, sonorities were admirably clear and focused, especially in the two fugues (the second a variation of the first); even at its thickest you could always hear exactly what was going on...

Copyright © 25 July 2012 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

ORGAN MUSIC

GERMANY

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

FREDERICK DELIUS

OLIVIER MESSIAEN

FELIX MENDELSSOHN

JOHANN STRAUSS

LOUIS VIERNE

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