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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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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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RAM Lecture Recital – Herbert Howells Piano Music

Unheard English Piano Music 24th Jan 2020, 6.00pm – 7.20pm Angela Burgess Recital Hall Royal Academy of Music Academy lecturer Jonathan Clinch discusses his recent work tracking down 28 unknown piano manuscripts by celebrated composer Herbert Howells (1892-1983). Presented with … Continue reading

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New Year Recital – Aberdeen

King’s College Chapel The University of Aberdeen 2004 Aubertin Organ Monday 20th January – 7:30pm ‘The Tree of Peace’ Contemporary British Music for Organ         Full Programme White Note Paraphrase (1994) James MacMillan (b.1959) Exsultet (2014) Phillip … Continue reading

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New Interview – Howells Cello Concerto

New interview with Jonathan Clinch and Guy Johnston for Presto Classical.  ‘The beginning of June saw the release of an album that, for Howells devotees such as myself, seemed like Christmas had come early. The recording features the rarely-heard English … Continue reading

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