Music for the Brave Organist
MIKE WHEELER listens to
David Liddle's recital at Derby Cathedral
Organ buffs in the Derby area have been suffering withdrawal symptoms, thanks to the recent extensive interior refurbishment of the Cathedral kicking the annual summer recital series into the long grass. So Derby and District Organists' Association were partly filling a gap by promoting a recital by David Liddle (Derby Cathedral, Derby UK, 16 September 2015).
He styles himself an 'organist who happens to be blind', and his spoken introductions included insights into the mechanics of both learning new pieces and composing his own. So he told us how he goes about producing his own Braille scores, and the problems associated with ordering copies of repertoire pieces...
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