St. Bartholomew's, Armley

Organ Concerts, 2019

on the famous Schulze Organ


Summer Bank Holiday, Monday, 26th August 11:00 Roberto Marini (Rome)

Organist Roberto Marini, regarded as a great musical virtuoso, deeply versed in Romantic, late-Romantic and modern repertoire, is considered as one of the greatest Italian performers, internationally acclaimed.

F. Liszt (1811-1886) Praeludium und fuge über den namen BACH

Duruflé (1902-1986) Prélude et Fugue sur le nom de Alain op. 7

J. S. Bach (1685-1750) Fantasia und fuge g-moll BWV 542

M. Reger (1873-1916) Fantasie und fuge über den namen BACH op. 46

Saturday, 7th September 16:00 Eleni Keventsidou (London)
Duruflé - Veni Creator

Bach (BWV 544), and works by Rheinberger, Saint-Saens, Vierne, Liszt & Stanford

Admission to concerts listed above - £7.00
Subscribers & Members of St. Bart’s Congregation £1.00


Saturday, 14th September, Heritage Open Day, 16:00 Christopher Newton
Programme pending.

Free Admission

Light refreshments available before each concert


Concerts enjoyed earlier this year:

Easter Monday, 22nd April                    11:00        Graham Barber

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809 – 1847)
Sonata No.3 in A major:
1 Con moto maestoso
2 Andante tranquillo

Philip Wilby (b.1949)
From Organ Hours (Contrapuntal Exercises after the Medieval Clock of Wells Cathedral):
1 Brother Lightfoot’s Clocke
2 Fugue 1

Louis Vierne (1870 – 1931), adapted by Pierre Gouin
Carillon, on the peal of the Chapel Bells of the Château de Longpont (Aisne)
(from Vingt-Quatre Pièces en stile libre, Op. 31)

César Franck (1822 – 1890)
Prière, Op.20

Jürgen Rehberg (b. 1953)
Go Do Mo (on the spiritual ‘When Israel was in Egypt’s Land’)

Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877 – 1933)
Cycle of Eight Short Pieces, Op. 154
I. Introitus
II. Gagliarda
III. Melodia monastica
IV. Aria semplice
V. Appassionata
VI. Canzona solenne
VII. Toccatina
VIII. Corale

Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May           11:00        Christopher Newton

Trois Improvisations                         Louis Vierne (1870 – 1937)
1 Marche épiscopale    II Méditation    III Cortège

From ‘L'Organiste’                            César Franck (1822 - 1890)

i) Chant de la Creuse   ii) Poco Allegro    iii) Sortie

Prelude and Fugue in D Minor (BWV 539)     JS Bach (1685 – 1750)

Récit de Flûte                    J-J Beauvarlet-Charpentier (1734 – 1794)

Suite - 'Laudate Dominum'                     Peter Hurford (1930 - 2019)

    i)   ProcessionalThe Lord is King, and hath put on glorious apparel, and girded himself with strength
    ii)  Rondo da ChiesaO be joyful in the Lord all ye lands
    iii) Meditation Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks: so longeth my soul after thee O Lord
    iv)  Scherzo - Let Israel rejoice in him that made him. Let them praise his Name in the dance
    v)   French CarolBlessed are all they that fear the Lord, and walk in his ways.
   vi)  Exurgat DeusLet God arise, and let his enemies be scattered. Like as the smoke vanisheth
                     so shalt thou drive them away. But let the righteous be glad and rejoice before God.

Scherzo                                            Samuel Rousseau (1853 - 1904)

Méditation sur le Salve Regina          Léonce de Saint-Martin (1886 - 1954)

Toccata       Pierre Cochereau (1924 - 1984)

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Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May         11:00        Graham Barber

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)

Toccata and Fuge in D minor, BWV 538 (“Dorian”)

 Max Reger (1873 – 1916)
 (i)     Pastorale, Op.65, Nr. 3
(ii)     Capriccio, Op. 65, Nr. 2

 César Franck (1822 – 1890)
Pastorale in E major, Op.19

Johannes Michel (b.1962)
Bossa Nova, from Three Jazz Preludes (1998)

Julien Bret (b. 1974)
La Valse des Anges

 Auguste Fauchard (1881 – 1957)
Le Mystère de Noël         Symphonic Poem in the form of Chorale Variations on the Christmas Hymn Jesu Redemptor Omnium

Theme             L'ineffable mystère (Ineffable mystery)
Var. I               Le Divin infant  (The divine child)
Var. II             Les Bergers  (The shepherds)
Var. III            La Vierge mère (The virgin mother)
Var. VI            L'Étoile (The star)
Var. V             Prière de la souffrance (Prayer of anguish)
Var. VI            Le cantique de l'univers (Song of the universe)
Var. VII          Final: Hymne à l'Humanité (Hymn for humanity)


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