North of the Yarra


Organs of Melbourne
Organist Gordon Atkinson expertly demonstrates seven instruments old and new in the Melbourne, Australia area. Melbourne is located just north of the Yarra River, which got its name from a misheard aboriginal phrase. This recording features several instruments built by local firms, including the oldest survivinng organ to have been built in the state of Victoria.

St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne: 1964 George Fincham & Sons
Gerald Bales
Petite SuiteIntroductionIntermezzoFinale
Marcel Dupré
I am black, but comely (from Fifteen Pieces for Organ)

St Linus' Anglican Church, Merlynston: ca. 1855 James Moyle (Prahran)
Matthew Camidge
Georg Friderick Handel
from Ten Tunes for Clay's Musical ClockA Voluntary on a Flight of AngelsSonata

St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, West Melbourne: 1900 George Fincham
Louis Vierne
Communion, Op. 8

Christ Church (Anglican), Brunswick: 1971 Roger H Pogson
Johann Valentin Rathgeber
Pastorellen für die Weinachtszeit (Nos 1 and 7)
Benjamin Carr
Variations to the Sicilian Hymn

The Scots' Church, Melbourne:1999 Rieger
Robert Schumann
B-A-C-H Fugue No. 2
Olivier Messiaen
Desseins Éternels from La Nativité du Seigneur
Gordon Atkinson
Adoro Te

St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne: 1891 T.C. Lewis
Sigfrid Karg-Elert
Harmonies du Soir (from Trois Impressions)

Melbourne Town Hall: 2000 Schantz
(incorporating pipework from 1929 Hill, Norman and Beard)
Nodrog Nosikta
Fela Sowande
Barrie Cabena
Paean on Lasst uns erfreuen (from Sonata da Chiesa)

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