Music from the U.K.

Howells from Salisbury
NEW! David Newsholme plays the music of Herbert Howells on the Salisbury Cathedral Organ in this recording.
The Church Music of Dr. Harry Bramma
NEW! The Church Music of Dr. Harry Bramma features the Choir of All Saints, Margaret Street, London, and is directed by Paul Brough. Henry Parkes plays the Harrison and Harrison organ, originally built in 1910.

Total Playing Time 58:49
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Wondrous Cross: Sacred choral music by Alan Bullard
NEW! Released May 2013 Wondrous Cross features the Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge, director Sarah MacDonald, and organists Oliver Hancock and Timothy Parsons. The program is sacred choral music written by Alan Bullard. The west end organ, built by Orgues Létourneau Ltée in 2004, has 30 stops and mechanical action over three manuals and pedals. It was inaugurated by Naji Hakim in January 2005. It is a magnificent instrument, much in demand for recitals and teaching by organisations throughout the UK.

Total Playing Time: 74:49
Produced by Regent Records
Released May 2013
The Organ Music of William Wolstenholme
Released in 2011 The Organ Music of William Wolstenholme features organist Michael Harris playing the Organ of Christ Church, Port Sunlight. Harris beautifully delivers this program on the forty-one stop instrument.

Total Playing Time: (78:28)

Produced by Priory Records
Tudor Organ Music
English organists under the Tudors boasted a wealth of repertoire. Their compositions are based on the elaborate choral works of the period. The present collection draws on the Mulliner Book and other sources, and includes music by the great Thomas Tallis, a musician who survived all the vicissitudes of the troubled 16th century to leave a significant musical legacy.
Greater Love
The English Choral and Organ Tradition
Organist Janette Fishell joins the East Carolina University Chamber Singers in performing 20th century English choral and organ music. Dr. Fishell plays the 2005 Fisk organ (opus 126) at St. Paul's Episcopal, Greenville, NC.

A fine choir singing an excellent selection of repertoire in rich acoustics, accompanied by an organist of international acclaim make this a great recording to own!
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A British Organ: Sounds of an Empire
Jonathan Dimmock plays a rare and almost entirely intact three-manual organ built by "Father" Henry Willis and reinstalled in Örgryte New Church,Göteborg, Sweden in 1998.
John Stanley: The Complete Organ Voluntaries
Margaret Phillips, playing on four historic English organs, performs the Stanley voluntaries.
Handel Organ Concertos Op. 7
The Academy of Ancient Music and organist/conductor Richard Egarr perform Handel's Organ Concertos op. 7 and more. Egarr performs on two historically designed organs: a 1998 Goetze and Gwynn, and a 2005 Robin Jennings chamber organ. Over two hours of music in high quality SACD format!
Organ built by a member!
Amours impossibles: Transcriptions from the operas of Lully and Purcell
In performing transcriptions of excerpts from the operas of Lully and Purcell, Soprano Françoise Masset and Organist Michael Alabau enter unlikely territory and produce beautiful results.
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The Royal Standard
The Choir of the Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, Texas; Kevin Clarke, director, presents a CD program of English anthems and hymns which have become identified as “standards” in the Anglican choral tradition. SATB adult choir, most with organ accompaniment, and some a cappella.
Tower Power: William Saunders Delights with Transcriptions
Colorful transcriptions played with great skill and fine musicianship!
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Christmas from Truro
Familiar Christmas carols and excellent arrangements beautifully sung and accompanied at Truro, where the famed festival of lessons and carols originated.
Chanson de Matin: Works of Sir Edward Elgar for Organ
Thomas Trotter plays Elgar on the Father Willis at Salisbury
Mark Lee at Bristol Cathedral
Mark Lee, Director of Music at Bristol Cathedral, plays a program of works well suited to the organ built in 1907 by J. W. Walker and Sons.
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Malcolm Archer Plays English Organ Music at Wells Cathedral
Malcolm Archer, now Organist and Director of Music at St. Paul’s, London, plays at Wells Cathedral where he once held the similar post and played the 67-stop Willis/Harrison & Harrison.
Paul Trepte Plays at Ely Cathedral
Built in 1908 by Harrison & Harrison and restored in 1974-75 and again in 1999-2001, the organ at Ely has 80 stops on 4 manuals and pedal with six divisions.
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John Bull - Kevin Komisaruk
Kevin Komisaruk plays works of John Bull on the 1984 Wolff et Associés organ at l'église anglicane Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste in Montréal. Radio Canada describes Komisaruk's playing on this disc as " can hear the organ breathing, even weeping, as if it were almost human."
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Organ Music of Jennifer Bates

Composer Jennifer Bates plays her own works on the 1919 Henry Willis & Sons organ at Brangwyn Hall in Swansea, Wales. Included are a work used as a miniature demonstration of the tonal resources of the pipe organ, a work making light-hearted references to the British national anthem, and even a work that can be played either forwards or backwards! Also includes interesting notes on the inspiration and origin of each piece played.
Sir Edward Meets Father Willis: Simon Nieminski Plays Elgar Transcribed
At St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland, organist Simon Nieminski presides at the 1879 Henry Willis 4-66 (“Father” Willis, progenitor of the dynasty of four British organbuilders named Henry Willis) to play transciptions of mostly orchestral works by Edward Elgar, including Nieminski’s own transcription of the rare, 14-minute work “Polonia,” Op. 76, filled with Polish themes. A sonic treat, the recoding is produced in the new high-resolution SACD surround sound and is also entirely compatible with conventional CD players. Click headline for contents of CD.
Francis Pott: Christus
This symphonic work composed 1986-1990 for solo organ in five movements relates the coming of Christ and His resurrection as a vast struggle toward ultimate triumph. Englishman Pott was born in 1957, studied at Winchester and Cambridge, teaches, has received several important commissions, holds international prizes in composition, and concertizes as a pianist. Jeremy Filsell’s recording of Christus was made at a live concert on the large Kenneth Jones organ in St. Peter’s Church, Eaton Square, London.
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Romantic British Organ Works, 1937
In 1937, British composers Whitlock published and Bairstow composed the works recorded here. In the same year, a new royal family moved into Windsor Castle where Sir William Harris was organist of St. George’s Chapel and piano teacher to two princesses, Elizabeth of whom later gained the degree of Bachelor of Music under his tutelage. He composed this Flourish for the annual Garter service of 1947. Colm Carey plays the 3-55 Létourneau op. 68 at the Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, Washington, DC. WHITLOCK: Sonata in c BAIRSTOW: Sonata in E-flat WM. HARRIS: Flourish for an occasion
Edwardian Concert Organ: 1914 Norman & Beard
At Usher Hall in Edinburgh, John Kitchen is the municipal organist at the 1914 Norman & Beard 4-73 organ that was restored by Harrison & Harrison in 2003 with its prodigious orchestral resources intact as built. Click the headline for the list of wonderful English orchestral organ works and to order.
Tower of London Organ, Colm Carey Plays
During the 1999 OHS National Convention held in Montréal, more than 300 OHS members visited the workshop of Orgues Létourneau where the organ for the Tower of London was under construction and was being fitted to the famous case built in 1699 by “Father” Bernard Schmidt. The 2-36 organ is beautifully played in a nicely live acoustic in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula at the Tower of London by Colm Carey, an Irishman who studied in London and Geneva with distinction, and placed at the St. Albans Competition. Click the headline for works by Wesley, Henry VIII, Farnaby, CPE Bach, JS Bach, Johnstone, Vaughan Williams, and Francis Jackson, and to order.
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Lemare Affair III Fred Hohman Plays
Frederick Hohman plays original symphonic organ music and organ transcriptions by Englishman Edwin F. Lemare on the 1912 Austin op. 323 (103 ranks, four at 32' pitch) which Lemare played as municipal organist of Portland, Maine.
Click to see original and transcribed works in this new Volume III, and also the earlier Volumes I & II of Lemare Affair
LP Archive Series
Choose from four volumes The splendid reputation of the Priory label was gained in the LP era through fine recordings of Britain’s organs. Now the recordings made 1983-86 are remastered to CD from the original digital tapes, and sound even greater than before! For instance, the first volume is a 2-CD set at a special price and features David Hill at Westminster Abbey and John Porter at St. George's, Windsor. Click to see the volumes in this series
English Organ Music from Hull City Hall
Roger Fisher plays HARWOOD: Rhapsody, op. 38 DUNHILL: Cantilène Romantica No. 4 WHITLOCK: Fantasie Choral No. 1 in D-flat GIBBS: Lyric Melody STEEL: Var. on a Theme of Machaut, op. 65 FAULKES: Scherzo in A, op. 138/3 JACKSON: Toccata, Chorale, & Fugue, op. 16
Jerusalem on High
Graham Barber plays the famous “Milton” organ recently rebuilt by Kenneth Jones at Tewkesbury Abbey in England in very rarely heard voluntaries and concert works of the Victorian era. Click Picture for Details & to Order
Organ Music for Fun: Coates & Elgar
Transcribed by Mark Blatchly and played on the 1914/1986 J. W. Walker 4-70 at Lancing College Chapel.
The Georgian Organ
Hilary Norris plays the 1818 Thomas Elliot 2-17 organ of G-compass at Ashridge Chapel on an estate in Hertfordshire.
Sir Hubert Parry Organ Works, Complete
James Lancelot plays the organ of Durham Cathedral in this 2-CD set of all of the organ works of the great turn-of-the-century Englishman, Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry. Includes works composed in tribute to Parry by 12 contemporaries/students and published in 1924 as A Little Book in Memory of Sir Hubert Parry, along with a piece by Parry himself, found after his death.

2 CD Set at a LOW PRICE!
Herbert Howells Organ Works, Vol. 1
Stephen Cleobury plays the 1934-68 Harrison & Harrison at King’s College, Cambridge, England
Finzi & Walton at Hereford
These great British composers are closely associated with church music, but they have few compositions for organ. Organist Robert Gower arranged 10 of the 13 selections on this new CD and plays them at Hereford Cathedral on the 1893/1933 Willis / 1978 Harrison & Harrison.
Gustav Holst: The Planets
Peter Sykes transcribes this 20th-century orchestral masterpiece for, and plays it on, the 1933 Skinner organ of 100+ ranks at Girard College, Philadelphia. Writes David Bond in the The American Record Guide, "Sykes has made the impossible possible. This transcription is by far the most satisfying and persuasive I have ever heard."
Parry at Girard College
The Wanderer and other organ works by Hubert Parry are played by organist Robert Benjamin Dobey on the E. M. Skinner organ (4-110) at Girard College.
Thomas Murray Plays Lemare
Thomas Murray Plays Lemare at the Kotzschmar Memorial organ of 97 ranks built by Austin in 1912 for the City Hall Auditorium, Portland, Maine.
Ronald Watson Organ Music
June Nixon plays the charming and sometimes playful organ music of Englishman Ronald Watson (b. 1936) on the T. C. Lewis organ in St. Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne, Australia, where she is organist and director of music.
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Percy Whitlock Organ Works, Vol. 1
Percy Whitlock Organ Works are played by Graham Barber on the 1911 Forster & Andrews 4-100+, refurbished in 1991 by Rusworth & Dreaper, at Hull City Hall in England.
The Kings Trumpeter
From King's College, Cambridge, Catherine Ennis plays an interesting program of late-Romantic music from England on the large Klais organ (2002) in Münster Cathedral. Click headline for repertoire
Herbert Howells Organ Works, Vol. 3

Adrian Partington plays the organ of Winchester Cathedral
From Byrd to Britten
George Damp plays the 1991 Buzard organ in the Episcopal Chapel of St. John, Champaign, Ill.
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Harwood & Liddle

David Liddle, plays in 1978 Petty-Madden organ at Trinity Cathedral, Trenton, N. J., in a compelling performance of British compositions by Harwood and Liddle.
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Charles Villiers Stanford: Organ Sonatas
Thomas Heywood: Victorian Virtuosity
Internationally acclaimed organ virtuoso Thomas Heywood plays the works of English organist, composer and priest Frederick Scotson Clark. Heywood plays the 1873 “Father” Willis Organ of St. Michael’s Church in Tenbury, UK in this unique recording of music from the Victorian Era. Complete with well-researched liner notes, this recording captures the essence of Victorian music at its finest.
The Organ of Westminster Abbey
Robert Quinney plays the music of Edward Elgar on the organ of Westminster Abbey.
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Lemare Affair I
Frederick Hohman plays original compositions by Edwin F. Lemare on the 1968 Aeolian-Skinner at Epiphany Church, Washington, D. C. Click the headline for titles.