9 Reply to “ Tuba Tune - Christopher Herrick - Organ Fireworks World Tour (CD) ”

  1. Author: Marc Rochester This series is turning into something of a world tour for organist Christopher Herrick, producer Paul Spicer and the rest of the “Organ Fireworks” team. Having already recorded in France, Finland and the USA they have now travelled about as far as it is possible to go from Hyperion’s London headquarters.
  2. Fourteen tracks — one from each volume of Hyperion’s complete ‘Organ Fireworks’ series — combine to take the listener on a spectacular ‘world tour’ of the organs and repertoire championed by Christopher Herrick over the decades. Released in honour of his seventy-fifth birthday, this is a must for anyone yet to encounter these wonderfully life-affirming performances.
  3. It takes the listener on a spectacular world tour of the organs and repertoire championed by Christopher Herrick over the decades. Released in honor of his seventy-fifth birthday, this is a must for anyone yet to encounter these wonderfully life-affirming performances. Choir & Organ, May
  4. A trumpet minuet / Alfred Hollins () --Sonata in G, op. 28 / Edward Elgar () --Tuba tune / Norman Cocker () --Ostinato (Introduction and theme) / Herbert Sumison () --Kiwi fireworks: variations on God defend New Zealand / Paul Spicer () --Tuba tune / Craig Sellar Lang () --Concertstücke no. 1 in the form of a.
  5. Norman Cocker is today remembered mainly for his 'Tuba Tune'. He was assistant organist at Manchester Cathedral from , and organist from until his death ten years later. Organ Fireworks VI: Christopher Herrick: 1: Album + Compilation. Year Title Artist Rating Great Cathedral Organs: Various Artists: 1: Organ.
  6. Early life. Born in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, Christopher Herrick was a boy chorister at St Paul's Cathedral and attended its choir school; he sang at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in and later that year went with the choir on a three-month tour of AmericaBletchley, Buckinghamshire, Christopher Herrick was a boy chorister at St Paul's.
  7. Fresh from Volume 10 recorded in Canada, Christopher Herrick now heads south to unleash the power of the Lay Family Concert Organ in Dallas, Texas. One of the largest mechanical concert organs ever built, this 4, pipe monster dominates the stage of the Eugene McDermott Concert Hall and proves the perfect vehicle for a wide-ranging programme.
  8. Christopher Herrick performs fourteen pieces on fourteen different organs. Titles include the Grand March from Verdi's 'Aida' {performed on the Town Hall Organ, Melbourne, Australia}, Alain's 'Litanies' {Turku Cathedral Organ, Finland}, Cocker's 'Tuba Tune' {Wellington Town Hall Organ, New Zealand} and Liszt's 'Prelude and Fugue on B.A.C.H.'.
  9. Sonata on the 94th Psalm: I. Grave – Larghetto – Allegro con fuoco By Julius Reubke 7.

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