Regent Classic brings you this Musical Tutorial Series. Jonathan Kingston introduces and plays George Thalben Ball’s Elegy. Watch the video here.
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[Musical Tutorial] George Thalben-Ball’s Elegy – Regent Classic Organs
This is a very nice piece to have in the organist’s library. I own and run Regent Classic Organs with a close attention to the detail that musicians appreciate; and a clear understanding of the benefits of digital technology and keeping to the traditional and emotional elements of organ playing.
Look inside 1 Look inside 1 Instrument: Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer Choose a Category:. This name will appear next to your review. Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Used to contact you regarding your review. He had become a Fellow of this institution in at the age of Latest posts by David Mason see all.
I am pleased to have Jonathan working with us — thakben-ball covers several areas from sales, demonstrations, voicing of instruments and performing. This event occurred in at the RCM, when he was aged For many years he taught at the Royal College of Music, where his students included Meredith Davieslater to find fame as thalben-bwll conductor.
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Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. It remains a much-played classic today, and is still beautiful and effective.
He wrote in an organ solo called ‘Toccata Beorma’ as a celebration of his links with the city. Stay up to date with Regent Classic on Facebook and Twitter. It began as an improvisation on a radio program, but the audience was several million people. You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library.
We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. He dedicated his Elegy, apparently conceived as an improvisation to thalen-ball in time at the end of a BBC-recorded service during the war, to Walford Davis who preceded him as organist at the Temple Church in London. Close X Learn about MP3s. I have had a passion for church organs since the tender age of The latter honour was conferred shortly after his retirement from Temple Church.
A regular radio broadcaster, Thalben-Ball also carried out numerous elegu in many concert venues, not only in — he gave the inaugural recitals on the organs of the Royal Albert Hall where he had the post of curator organist and the BBC Concert Hall. The level of his talent can be gleaned from the fact that he played the solo part in the first performance by an English-trained pianist of Rachmaninoff ‘s famously difficult Piano Concerto No.
This is such a lovely piece I don’t know how I got along without it all these years. The Temple Church, where George was organist for many years Noble English organs with sturdy foundations and orchestral tones are ideal vehicles for performing this piece, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for us here. Under his direction, the choir achieved in international fame with its recording of Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayerfeaturing Ernest Lough as the treble soloist.
thalbdn-ball Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. You may also enter a personal message. Organ Solo sheet music Format: Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world. So many listeners to the broadcast telephoned the BBC to ask what the composition was, that he decided to write down his improvisation as well as he could remember it.