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The Organ Of Westminster Cathedral - Brahms, Etc / Quinney


Release Date: 01/30/2007 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 89   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsRichard WagnerMarcel Dupré
Performer:  Robert Quinney
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On this special 2-CD set, with a programme concieved to show the kaleidoscopic range of the Grand Organ of Westminster Cathedral, transcriptions and arrangements of the music of Brahms and Wagner are superbly performed by one of the rising stars of the UK organ world, Robert Quinney. Royal College of Organists 'Performer of the Year' 2002, Robert Quinney enjoys a growing reputation as a dynamic performer, whose repertoire stretches from the sixteenth century to the present day. He served as Assistant Master of Music of Westminster Cathedral from 2000 to 2004 and is currently Sub-Organist of Westminster Abbey. His playing - as a soloist and in ensemble - has received critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. This is his first solo Read more recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Academic Festival Overture in C minor, Op. 80 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Austria 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Edwin Lemare; Robert Quinney.
Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
2. Variations in B flat major on a theme by Haydn, Op. 56a "St. Anthony" by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Austria 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 21 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Lionel Rogg.
Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
3. Siegfried Idyll by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Germany 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 20 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edwin Lemare.
Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
4. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Germany 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edwin Lemare.
Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
5. Evocation, Op. 37 by Marcel Dupré
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; France 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 26 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
6. Songs (4), Op. 96: no 2, Wir wandelten, wir zwei zusammen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Austria 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edwin Lemare.
Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
7. Sonata for Violin and Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 108: 2nd movement, Adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886-1888; Austria 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Edwin Lemare.
Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
8. Preludes and Fugues (3) for Organ, Op. 7 by Marcel Dupré
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; France 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
9. Variations on a Noël for Organ, Op. 20 by Marcel Dupré
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; France 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 
10. Cortège et litanie, Op. 19 by Marcel Dupré
Performer:  Robert Quinney (Organ)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; France 
Venue:  Westminster Cathedral, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1921
Westminster Cathedral, London, England (05/18/2004 - 05/21/2004) 

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