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Barnstorming Virtuosity

The Rochdale
Town Hall organ -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... played with absorbing panache by Byram-Wigfield ...'

The Organ of Rochdale Town Hall - Overture Transcriptions Vol II. © 2016 Delphian Records Ltd

This is the second volume of overture transcriptions from organist Timothy Byram-Wigfield and it is surely a treat in every way. The Rochdale Town Organ is truly a splendid instrument with the transcription of Nicolai's Merry Wives of Windsor overture sounding absolutely resplendent in Edwin Lemare's transcription.

There are also some interesting rarities in the shape of Handel's Overture to Ptolemy and 'A stronghold sure' from Bach's cantata Ein' feste burg, transcribed by C S Land and Harvey Grace respectively...

Copyright © 16 March 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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ORGAN OF ROCHDALE TOWN HALL - OVERTURE TRANSCRIPTIONS 2

LOUIS SPOHR

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL

GIUSEPPE VERDI

CARL MARIA VON WEBER

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

ORGAN MUSIC

UNITED KINGDOM

DELPHIAN RECORDS LTD

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