Sample Organ Recital Programmes (2)

Colours of the Organ

(and the Voice, the Piano, the Orchestra)

A programme I first played at Centenary Methodist Church, Boston in 2004, with soprano Abby Johnson*, as a fundraiser for Boston Choral Society. Popular organ arrangements of songs, arias, choruses, piano and orchestral works from the classics –
nothing in fact, written originally for the organ!

Handel / Archer - Overture (Music for the Royal Fireworks)
Purcell / Peasgood - Trumpet Tunes and Other Ayres

Trumpet Tune and Air
Minuet I and II
Trumpet Tune called The Cebell
Trumpet Tune

Mozart - "Porgi Amor" from The Marriage of Figaro*
Molloy - "Love's Old Sweet Song" (words by G. Clifton Bingham)*
Handel / Goss - Glory to God (from Messiah)
Bach / Karg- Elert - Air on a G string (from Suite No. 3)
Bach / Liszt - Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis (from Cantata 29)


Dukas / Titterington - Fanfare (from Le Peri)
Dvorak / Lemare - Legende (Op. 59 No. 1)
Ketelbey - "In a Monastery Garden" (words also by Albert W. Ketelbey)*
Puccini - "Vissi d'arte" from Tosca*
Sullivan - "The Lost Chord" (words by Adelaide A. Proctor)*
Wagner / Liszt - Pilgrim's Chorus (from Tannhauser)
Walton / Walton - Three pieces (from Richard III)
Meyerbeer / Best - Coronation March (from Les Huguenots)