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Organist Roy Massey visits Derby Cathedral,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Roy Massey, former organist of Hereford Cathedral, remains a veteran of the recital circuit, still able to turn out sparkling performances such as the account of Dubois' Toccata in G that opened his programme (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 9 July 2014).

He followed this with a delightful set of Polish dances by sixteenth-century monk Jana Zublina, though it was not made clear whether these were arrangements of traditional tunes or original compositions. Massey found some delightfully buzzy, nasal-sounding reeds for the first...

Copyright © 19 July 2014 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

EDWARD ELGAR

ALEXANDRE GUILMANT

ORGAN MUSIC

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBYSHIRE

UNITED KINGDOM

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