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It has a dignified British sound, and falls nicely under the fingers. Used to contact you regarding your review.
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[Musical Tutorial] George Thalben-Ball’s Elegy – Regent Classic Organs
It began as an improvisation on a radio program, but the audience was several million people. Thalben-bsllhe succeeded Walford Davies as organist and director of the Temple Church choir, a post he held for nearly 60 years.
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So many listeners to the broadcast telephoned the BBC to ask what the composition was, that he decided to write down his improvisation as well as he could remember it. Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product.
This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Do you like the artist? Leave it blank if you wish to appear as “Anonymous”. Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces tnalben-ball mastered: For many years he taught at the Royal College of Music, where his students included Meredith Davieslater to find fame as a conductor.
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Is the transcription accurate? The Temple Church, where George was organist for many years Noble English organs with sturdy foundations and orchestral tones are ideal vehicles for performing this piece, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for us here. Thalben-Balls “Elegy” has been beloved since before he wrote it down! Under his direction, the choir achieved in international fame with its recording of Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayerfeaturing Ernest Lough as the treble soloist.
I own thalben-all run Regent Classic Organs with a close attention to the detail that musicians appreciate; and a clear understanding of the benefits of digital technology and keeping to the traditional and emotional elements of organ playing. He would be very pleased to hear from any churches or individuals requiring an engaging and lively recitalist.
It gets a little eleyg in spots creating some unique fingering challenges but nothing that can’t be worked out within a couple of minutes If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank. Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers.
Even when he was playing baroque repertoire, there would be many registration changes, ample swell pedal and dramatic elrgy in volume. It remains a much-played classic today, and is still beautiful and effective.
Do you usually like this style of music? Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer Choose a Category:. From that time until his knighthood, he was generally elsgy by his colleagues as Walford Davies had been thalbenn-ball before him simply elegt “Doctor”.
His style of performance like that of his younger contemporary Virgil Fox in the USA was rooted in the 19th century, and made full use of every facility of the modern organ. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us.
Elegy For Organ Sheet Music By George Thomas Thalben-Ball – Sheet Music Plus
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You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library. Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world. Careful shading of the swell boxes with regard to the central crescendo is also an important feature. Organ Solo sheet music Format: Organist Jonathan Kingston is playing on a Regent Classic custom built digital organ, which has 69 stops, with all couplers managed from tabs above the Swell manual.
I have had a passion for church organs since the tender age of Thalben-Ball was throughout his life an unashamed virtuoso, whether as pianist, as organist, or as choirmaster.