Francis Jackson

Biography

Born: October 2, 1917   Country: England   Period: 20th Century
Francis Jackson is a well known figure among organists worldwide. He was born in Malton, Yorkshire and his earliest musical education was as a Chorister at York Minster under the guidance of Sir Edward Bairstow. An Organist as well as a composer serving at York Minster from 1946 until his retirement in 1982, Francis Jackson was organist for the wedding of Elizabeth II's cousin Prince Edward, Duke of Kent to Katherine Worsley in June of 1961. Read more There he performed Widor's Toccata which set a precedence for the use of this piece for weddings. In addition to many recitals and concerts internationally, Mr. Jackson has made numerous solo pipe organ recordings, including his own compositions. His list of works also include splendid choral music composed for the York Minster Choir. Read less
Browse 1-17 of 17 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    Organs Of Edinburgh
    Label: Delphian   Catalog: 34100 Release Date: 07/10/2012   Number of Discs: 4
    Composer:  Percy Whitlock,  Alfred Hollins,  Louis Vierne,  Dietrich Buxtehude  ... 
    Performer:  John Kitchen,  Thomas Laing-Reilly,  Andrew Caskie,  Duncan Ferguson  ... 
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  • 2.
    Great Cathedral Organs [13-CD Set]
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 0852952 Release Date: 11/15/2011   Number of Discs: 13
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  Louis-Claude Daquin,  Henry Purcell,  Sigfrid Karg-Elert  ... 
    Performer:  Noel Rawsthorne,  Francis Jackson,  Douglas Guest,  Simon Preston  ... 
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  • 3.
    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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    English Organ Music From The Temple Church / James Vivian
    Label: Signum U.k.   Catalog: 223 Release Date: 01/25/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Percy Whitlock,  Henry Walford Davies,  John Stanley,  Samuel Sebastian Wesley  ... 
    Performer:  James Vivian
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    Organ Classics From York Minster  / Francis Jackson
    Label: Griffin   Catalog: 4067 Release Date: 05/26/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Norman Cocker,  Henry Purcell,  Francis Jackson,  Kenneth Leighton  ... 
    Performer:  Francis Jackson
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  • 6.
    Pipes Of Splendor / Francis Jackson, Michael Austin
    Label: Chandos Collect   Catalog: 6602 Release Date: 10/29/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Théodore Dubois,  James Nares,  Francis Jackson,  Norman Cocker  ... 
    Performer:  Francis Jackson,  Michael Austin
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    English Cathedral Series Vol 12 - Ripon / Andrew Bryden
    Label: Regent   Catalog: 224 Release Date: 07/08/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  John Ireland,  Healey Willan,  Leonard Butler,  Francis Jackson  ... 
    Performer:  Andrew Bryden
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  • 8.
    Jackson: Sacred Choral Works / Owens, The Exon Singers
    Label: Delphian   Catalog: 34035 Release Date: 10/30/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francis Jackson
    Performer:  Ashley Turnell,  Hannah Atherton,  David Bednall,  James Atherton  ... 
    Conductor:  Matthew Owens
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Exon Singers
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  • 9.
    Organs In Glasgow / John Kitchen, John Butt
    Label: Delphian   Catalog: 34032 Release Date: 07/25/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Felix Mendelssohn,  Francis Jackson,  Kenneth Leighton,  Henry Thomas Smart  ... 
    Performer:  John Kitchen,  John Butt
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    A Gaelic Blessing / Owen, St. Mary's Cathedral Choir
    Label: Delphian   Catalog: 34007 Release Date: 02/14/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  David Goodenough,  Johannes Brahms,  George Henschel,  Samuel Sebastian Wesley  ... 
    Conductor:  Matthew Owens
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Mary's Cathedral Choir
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  • 11.
    Praise And Thanksgiving - Anthems From Salisbury Cathedral
    Label: Griffin   Catalog: 4046 Release Date: 10/26/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francis Jackson,  William Henry Harris,  Richard Shephard,  Frank Bridge  ... 
    Performer:  David Halls
    Conductor:  Simon Lole
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Salisbury Cathedral Choir
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    The Salisbury Sound - Elgar, Howells, Delius, Bach / Halls
    Label: Griffin   Catalog: 4038 Release Date: 02/25/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar,  Herbert Howells,  Frederick Delius,  John Gardner  ... 
    Performer:  David [Choral Music] Halls
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  • 13.
    The Royal Golden Wedding / Westminster Abbey Choir
    Label: Griffin   Catalog: 4017 Release Date: 07/25/2000  
    Composer:  Basil Harwood,  Gordon Jacob,  Francis Jackson,  George Frideric Handel  ... 
    Performer:  Martin Baker
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir,  London Brass
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    The English Hymn Vol 1 - Christ Triumphant / Archer, Et Al
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 12101 Release Date: 12/14/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  William Henry Harris,  Francis Jackson,  Richard Runciman Terry,  Basil Harwood  ... 
    Performer:  Rupert Gough
    Conductor:  Malcolm Archer
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Wells Cathedral Choir
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  • 15.
    A Canterbury Celebration
    Label: Guild   Catalog: 7116 Release Date: 02/20/1996   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francis Jackson,  Ralph Vaughan Williams,  Alan Ridout,  Gerald Knight  ... 
    Performer:  Michael Harris,  Allan Wicks
    Conductor:  Allan Wicks
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canterbury Cathedral Choir
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  • 16.
    Stanford, Services/Noble: Service/Jackson: Benedicite
    Label: Guild   Catalog: 7117 Release Date: 02/20/1996   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Charles Villiers Stanford,  Tertius Noble,  Edward Bairstow,  Francis Jackson
    Conductor:  Paul Trepte
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ely Cathedral Choir
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  • 17.
    Classics - The Willis Organ At Salisbury Cathedral / Murray
    Label: Telarc   Catalog: 80255 Release Date: 10/10/1990   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francis Jackson,  Felix Mendelssohn,  Marcel Dupré,  Louis Vierne  ... 
    Performer:  Michael Murray
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