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Henri Mulet’s Rose Window

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Sweelinck – Echo Fantasia. Grote Kerk, Nijkerk.

I’m taking a break after 7 hours of teaching on zoom yesterday(!) to record some Sweelinck using the sounds of the stunning organ in the Grote Kerk Nijkerk.The 400th anniversary of his death falls in 2021. Enjoy…

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Maurice Duruflé’s exquisite plainchant Prélude for Epiphany

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Some Bach for the New Year

jonathanclinch · J. S. Bach BWV 614 Das alte Jahr vergangen ist

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Malcolm Arnold Petition Success!

I am delighted to post this response to the Arnold petition. The original story is covered by the BBC here.

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Worcester Three Choirs 2020: Zoom Interview with Guy Johnston

The cellist Guy Johnston (Associate Professor of Cello, Eastman School of Music, Rochester) and Jonathan Clinch discuss Herbert Howells’ Cello Concerto, completed by Dr Clinch in 2014 and recorded by Guy Johnston on the label of King’s College, Cambridge. Full … Continue reading

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Worcester Three Choirs 2020

Three Choirs Festival in Worcester was due to feature music by Herbert Howells this week. In this brief vlog I discuss two recent projects and how you can hear these works for the first time. Herbert Howells, Cello Concerto Guy … Continue reading

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HYPERION: Programme Note for Herbert Howells – Missa Sabrinensis

A Choral Symphony in all but name and one Howells’ greatest achievements, the 1954 Mass of the Severn (River) is now available from Hyperion. My Programme Notes The English composer Herbert Howells (1892-1983) is chiefly celebrated today for his liturgical … Continue reading

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NAXOS Howells Piano Music Volume 1

Out Now! This new CD is entirely made up of piano pieces that I have found on my research travels, beautifully played by Matthew Schellhorn. My edited scores will be published in a volume by Wise Music, the release of … Continue reading

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Frank Bridge: Poems of Re-enchantment

Out Now! The essay ‘Frank Bridge: Poems of Re-enchantment’ on the tone poems of Frank Bridge (including Isabella, Mid of the Night, Two Poems of Richard Jeffries and Summer) has now been published in this new volume from Boydell & … Continue reading

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