It Takes Two!

Thomas Heywood

The Two Organs of Kyllburg Old Abbey

The Two Organs, one baroque - one romantic, at either end of the beautiful and resonant 13th-century Old Abbey, feature on this glorious recording.

The programme continues the "double" theme. The Two Organs are heard in pairs of transcriptions, and pairs of original works, by some of the leading lights of the golden age of the concert organ.

The instruments. The performer. The repertoire. The acoustic. It’s unmissable!

Programme highlights include:

Mussorgsky’s The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition
Rachmaninoff’s Prelude in C-sharp minor
Purcell’s Chaconne from The Fairy Queen
Chopin’s ‘Raindrop’ Prelude in D-flat major
And much more!

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Full Programme:

Modest Mussorgsky, trans. Arthur Eaglefield Hull
The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition

Henry Purcell, trans. Thomas Heywood
Chaconne from The Fairy Queen [Act V], Z.629/51

Rachmaninoff, trans. Arthur Eaglefield Hull
Prélude in C-sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2  

Handel, trans. Charles Quef
Final from the Violin Sonata No. 5 in A major, HWV 372

William Wolstenholme
Sonata in the Style of Handel, Op. 8 No. 1
i. Introduction: Largo
ii. Allegro – Adagio – Allegro
iii. Largo
iv. Minuet

Handel, trans. Charles Quef
Final from Sonata for Cello in G minor

John E. West
Festal Song

Chopin, trans. W.T. Best
Prelude in D-flat major – ‘The Raindrop’, Op. 28 No. 15

Alfred Hollins
Grand Choeur No. 2 in C major 

Bach, trans. Harvey Grace
Chaconne from Cantata No. 150, “Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich”

Carl Maria von Weber, trans. W.T. Best
March from the Piano Duets, Op. 3 No. 5, Book 1

William Wolstenholme
Die Frage – Die Antwort [The Question – The Answer], Op. 13 No. 1
i. Die Frage
ii. Die Antwort

John E. West
Allegro maestoso [1st mvt] from Sonata in D minor

Alfred Hollins
Finale (En forme d’Ouverture) from Twelve Original Pieces, No. 12

Cat. No.: GRCD1035TH
Price: $18.00 (USD)