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Charles Tournemire

French composer and organist Charles Tournemire was born in Bordeaux on 22 January 1870 and lived until 3 November 1939. He toured Europe giving organ recitals and also wrote about organ-playing. You can read more about his life and music by reading Andrew Thomson's article published here in September 1999.

A selection of M&V articles about Charles Tournemire

Historical Spread - Michael Overbury's Derby Cathedral organ recital impresses Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. A Sense of Joy - The Gough Duo at Derby Cathedral impresses Tony Westerman

Sensitively Played - A recital by Stephen Disley, heard by Mike Wheeler


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