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ADMIRABLE CLARITY

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Andrew Kirk at the organ of Derby Cathedral,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Organ transcriptions of orchestral music are back in fashion, but some works seem to respond to the treatment less well than others.

Andrew Kirk began his recital (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 17 July 2013) with Elgar's Imperial March, and as the centre-piece played Sibelius' Finlandia in the transcription by Herbert Austin Fricker. The organ, though, is essentially a legato instrument...

Copyright © 25 July 2013 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

EDWARD ELGAR

JEAN SIBELIUS

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

JEAN LANGLAIS

JOHANN LUDWIG KREBS

FELIX MENDELSSOHN

CYRIL ROOTHAM

ORGAN MUSIC

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