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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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Howells Concerto Reviewed

The Gramophone have reviewed the recent recording of Herbert Howells’ Cello Concerto: Read it here. For full details of the project – select the Cello Concerto tab above.

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Guest Blog: The Gramophone

The Gramophone have just published my blog on completing Herbert Howells’ Cello Concerto.  Available here.  The recording itself is available on Amazon.

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Herbert Howells Cello Concerto – Fantasia, Threnody & Finale

I’m very pleased to announce that the first recording of Herbert Howells’ Cello Concerto, a work which I completed from the composer’s sketches as part of my PhD study, is now available for pre-order from Dutton Records. Herbert Howells: Cello Concerto … Continue reading

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The Past is clear, the Present confused: Rare Howells Choral Music

SOMM Recordings have just released the latest in a series of excellent recordings from Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Choir under Paul Spicer. A review from The Guardian may be found here. For those who may be interested in the repertoire, I’ve reproduced … Continue reading

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