Walter Galpin Alcock

Biography

Born: December 29, 1861; Eldenbridge, England   Died: September 11, 1947; Salisbury, Wiltshire, England  
Alcock was the organist at Salisbury Cathedral for 30 years. He was known for his refined technique and choice of repertoire, and was a sought after for his recitals. He taught at the Royal College of Music and played for the coronations of three kings. He was knighted in 1933. Alcock was the organist at Salisbury Cathedral for 30 years. He was known for his refined technique and choice of repertoire, and was a sought after for his recitals. He taught at the Royal College of Music and played for the coronations of three kings. He was knighted in 1933. Read less
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  • 1.
    Favourite Psalms From Great Cathedrals
    Label: Griffin   Catalog: 4082 Release Date: 05/27/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ouseley, F.A. Gore, Sir,  Walter Parratt,  Thomas Armstrong,  Henry Walford Davies  ... 
    Conductor:  Stephen Darlington,  Jonathan Rees-Williams,  Andrew Padmore,  Simon Lole  ... 
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  • 2.
    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee - Royal Music From Westminster Abbey
    Label: Griffin   Catalog: 4077 Release Date: 05/08/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Henry Purcell,  George Frideric Handel,  Traditional,  Anonymous  ... 
    Conductor:  Martin Neary
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  London Brass,  Westminster Abbey Choir
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  • 3.
    Dominant Accord
    Label: Pro Organo   Catalog: 7248 Release Date: 01/10/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Dietrich Buxtehude,  Herbert Howells,  Walter Galpin Alcock,  Robert Schumann  ... 
    Performer:  Susan De Kam
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  • 4.
    Choral Evensong From Tewkesbury Abbey
    Label: Delphian   Catalog: 34019 Release Date: 05/10/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Herbert Howells,  Thomas Tallis,  Heathcote D. Statham,  Walter Galpin Alcock  ... 
    Performer:  Carleton Etherington,  Christopher Monk,  John Scott
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  • 5.
    Celebration - Royal Music From Westminster Abbey
    Label: Musical Concepts   Catalog: 144 Release Date: 04/05/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Sir Arthur Bliss,  Charles Hubert Parry,  Sir William Walton,  Samuel Sebastian Wesley  ... 
    Performer:  Iain Simcock
    Conductor:  Martin Neary
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Brass,  Westminster Abbey Choir
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  • 6.
    Britsich Organ Music: Darke, Alcock, Willan, Jackson, Brockless
    Label: Metier   Catalog: 92002 Release Date: 03/08/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Harold Drake,  Walter Galpin Alcock,  Healey Willan,  Francis Jackson  ... 
    Performer:  Andrew Johnstone
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  • 7.
    English Cathedral Series Vol 9 - Bristol / Mark Lee
    Label: Regent   Catalog: 191 Release Date: 05/06/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Easthope Martin,  Walter Galpin Alcock,  Sir Edward Elgar,  Percy Whitlock
    Performer:  Mark Lee
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  • 8.
    Psalms - Choir Of Westminster Abbey
    Label: Erato   Catalog: 82058 Release Date: 03/04/2008   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Ivor Atkins,  Charles Villiers Stanford,  John Goss,  Charles Harford Lloyd  ... 
    Conductor:  Martin Neary
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
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  • 9.
    Light Of The World / Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir
    Label: Signum U.k.   Catalog: 68 Release Date: 01/24/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Rutter,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  Morten Lauridsen,  Colin Mawby  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tewkesbury Abbey School Choir
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  • 10.
    A Choral Festival / Westminster Abbey & Ely Cathedral Choirs
    Label: Chandos Collect   Catalog: 6603 Release Date: 08/23/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Johannes Brahms,  Georges Bizet,  George Dyson,  Ralph Vaughan Williams  ... 
    Performer:  Gerald Gifford,  Timothy Farrell
    Conductor:  Arthur Wills,  Douglas Guest
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ely Cathedral Choir,  Westminster Choir,  Westminster Abbey Choir
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