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Westminster Lecture

Shaping the living and the dead. The Annual Herbert Howells Lecture, given at Westminster Abbey on 8th October 2016 by Dr Jonathan Clinch is now available in the December volume of the  Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians (USA).

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Organ Recital: Merton College Oxford

Thursday 3rd November – 1:15pm King’s Herald Herbert Howells arr. Clinch Passacaglia on the name joHn mcCABE  Robert Saxton   Pari intervallo  Arvo Pärt Sonata on the 94th Psalm  Julius Reubke See Merton Website

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Howells Cello Concerto Review

The Telegraph – 10th July 2016 Herbert Howells, Cheltenham Festival  – Four starsAll premieres are exciting, but to hear the long-delayed premiere of a piece by one of Britain’s best-loved composers is a particular thrill. Here was the Cello Concerto … Continue reading

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A moment of Howells history

How the English composer’s Cello Concerto is set to be performed for the first time ever in concert An interview with Jonathan for BBC Music Magazine has been published at Tickets for the premiere at The Cheltenham Festival are available … Continue reading

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Herbert Howells Premiere in Gloucester

ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Gloucester Cathedral as part of The Cheltenham Music Festival Saturday 9th July 2016 Martin André – conductor VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis IVOR GURNEY – 2 Songs: “By a Bierside” and “In … Continue reading

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The Organ Works of Sir George Dyson – Some thoughts

Daniel Cook (Westminster Abbey) has just recorded Dyson’s Complete Organ Music for Priory (available here). Here are my notes for the recording… Sir George Dyson (1883 – 1964) was one of the foremost British composers and educators in the first … Continue reading

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Saxton, Howells & Bach – at Queen’s College Oxford

Organ Recital at The Queen’s College, Oxford Wednesday 14thOctober 2015 – 1:10pm Dr Jonathan Clinch Birmingham University Programme Canzona (BWV 588) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750) from the third part of the Clavier Übung:                                              Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit … Continue reading

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