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Organ Recital at Merton College Oxford

Thursday 9th May – 1:15pm Dr Jonathan Clinch Music by Howells, Saxton, Byrchmore and Berkeley   Psalm Prelude, set 2, no.1. Psalm 130, verse 1: Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O Lord. Herbert Howells (1892-1983) Chorale … Continue reading

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Westminster Recital: World Premiere

                WESTMINSTER CATHEDRAL 7th April 2019 – 4:45pm, free entry. Passacaglia on the name John McCabe (2015), Robert Saxton (born 1953) Chorale Prelude ‘Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist’ (2019), Ruth Byrchmore (born … Continue reading

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Herbert Howells: Chamber Music – String Quartet ‘In Gloucestershire’, Lady Audrey’s Suite, Piano Quartet

NEW NAXOS RELEASE This superb CD of some of Howells’ finest chamber music will be released on 12th April. Here are my programme notes for the disc. Herbert Howells (1892-1983) defined the sound of English Cathedral music in the twentieth century … Continue reading

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Robert Saxton commission in memory of Oliver Knussen

Jonathan has commissioned a new organ piece from Robert Saxton (Oxford University). The piece will be in memory of the composer Oliver Knussen (1952-2018), Richard Rodney Bennett Professor of Music at the Royal Academy of Music. Jonathan will give the first … Continue reading

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Hubert Parry and the Past, Present and Future of Music History Teaching

Jonathan will be speaking about Hubert Parry’s legacy at the Royal College of Music on 28th October. Full programme here. This study day, co-organised by the Royal College of Music and the University of Southampton, will examine Parry’s work at … Continue reading

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Westminster Abbey Talk

  To mark the centenary of the death of Hubert Parry, Jonathan will be discussing the relationship between Herbert Howells and Hubert Parry with Professor Jeremy Dibble at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th October. Details from the Herbert Howells Society.

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Redcliffe Recital

St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol Thursday 27th September at 1:15pm Jonathan Clinch (Royal Academy of Music) Herbert Howells arr. Clinch King’s Herald Hubert Parry Elegie in C Frank Bridge Lento (in memory of Hubert Parry) Julius Reubke Sonata on the 94th … Continue reading

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