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Hymns, Cunningly Disguised


If you think you know your hymns, then this is the recital for you. Fergus plays variations on hymn tunes, hymn tunes disguised and hymn tunes mangled. See if you can spot them! An organ recital with a difference.

A programme I first played in 2003 at All Saints Church in Peterborough

EASY START
St. Gertrude by David Llewelyn Green (Onward Christian Soldiers)

CHRISTMAS SEASON
Veni Emmanuel by Kenneth Leighton (O Come, O Come Emmanuel)
Greensleeves by Arthur Wills (What child is this?)
Dix by W.H. Harris (As with Gladness)

THREE WELL-KNOWN TUNES - FUNERALS AND LENT!
Crimond by Alec Rowley (The Lord's My Shepherd)
Gibbons’ Song 13 by Ernest Bullock (Jesu, Grant Me This, I Pray)
Were you there? by H. R. Gaul (Were you there?)

THREE OF MY FAVOURITES
Old 100th by John Gardner (All People That On Earth Do Dwell)
St. George by Flor Peeters (Come Ye Thankful People, Come)
Aeterna Christi Munera (Plainsong) by Healey Willan (Th'Eternal Gifts of Christ the King)

TIE-BREAKERS
Lobe den Herren by Hans Friedrich Micheelsen (Praise to the Lord)
Rockingham by Malcolm Archer (When I survey)
A train-spotter: a bit like a hymn-spotter!
Prize for the best hymn spotter!