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Howells Piano Works – WORLD PREMIERE

Three pieces from my new edition of Herbert Howells Piano Works (Wise Music) will be premiered today by Matthew Schellhorn. The recital will be streamed live below and includes… Herbert Howells (1892–1983)Romance (1908) WORLD PREMIEREOnce Upon A Time (1949)Legend (1909) … Continue reading

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Herbert Howells’s Organ Works? Critical reception, performance practice and the case for reappraisal – Journal of the BIOS, vol. 37 (2013)

This morning I was made aware of an American article, written by Dr Guy Whatley, which reproduced some of my early research on Herbert Howells and the organ, without proper citations. I am therefore making the original article available free … Continue reading

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More Bach in Lockdown

During lockdown I’ve been recording several pieces of Bach to relieve the boredom and solitude! They’re all done in one take, in-between classes, and unedited. Here are a few…

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Bach for Christmastide

#LockdownRecordings Chorale text… We Christian people have joy nowbecause for our consolation Christ has been born as a man,he has redeemed us.The person who takes comfort in thisand believes firmly will not be lost. Registration: Spitzflöthe 4′ and Sufflet 1′, … Continue reading

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Olivier Messiaen – The Celestial Banquet – 1928

The score quotes John 6:56​ – “He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood dwelleth in me and I in him” Possibly the most calm piece of organ music ever written, perfect for lockdown. Hereford Cathedral, #Hauptwerk​ VI #LockdownRecordings​ … Continue reading

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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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