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19990418

International recitalist Peter Hurford plays German Baroque music on the three-manual organ of St Catherine's College, Cambridge, built by William Johnson. Of all the famous university instruments at his disposal, this is the one with which he chooses to teach. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543. Buxtehude: Komm heiliger Geist, BuxWV199; Gott der Vater wohn uns bei, BuxWV190. Bach: Trio Sonata No 6 in G, BWV530.

19971020

In the second of four programmes, the featured instrument is the new two-manual instrument built by the Canadian firm of Letourneau for Pembroke College, Oxford. Tonight's soloist David Titterington returns to the chapel where he was organ scholar to give a programme of Baroque and contemporary music from North America. Anon: Suite (Livre d'orgue du Montreal). Barry Cabena: Trio Sonata, Op 265. Dan Locklair: Rubrics IV and V. (Next programme 9.25pm Monday 30 October.).

19971030

In the third of four programmes, international recitalist Peter Hurford plays German Baroque music on the three-manual organ built by William Johnson for St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Of all the famous university instruments at his disposal, this is the one with which he chooses to teach. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543. Buxtehude: Komm heiliger Geist, Bux199; Gott der Vater, Bux190. Bach: Sonata No 6 in G, BWV530.

In Festo Corporis Christi19971105

In the last of four programmes, Gillian Weir returns to the chapel of Clare College, Cambridge, where she used to play shortly after the two-manual classical organ was built by the German firm of Von Beckerath in the 1970s. She proves just how beautifully voiced and flexible this instrument is in a cosmopolitan programme. Buxtehude: Toccata in F, Bux156. Frescobaldi: Aria detto balletto. Rossi: Toccata No 7 in D minor. Honegger: Fugue. Anton Heiller: Suite `In festo corporis Christi'.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 08 January 199619960108

Producer: T. THORNE

Next in series: 15 January 1996

Previous in series: CHRIST CHURCH 4/6

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08 Jan 1996 15:45-16:30 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1996-01-04

Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 January 199619960115

Producer: T. THORNE

Next in series: DAVID SANGER, EXETER COLLEGE, OXFORD

Previous in series: 08 January 1996

Broadcast history

15 Jan 1996 15:45-16:30 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1996-01-11

Programme Catalogue - Details: Christ Church 4/619960101

Producer: T. THORNE

Next in series: 08 January 1996

Previous in series: KINGS 3/6

Broadcast history

01 Jan 1996 15:45-16:30 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1995-12-16.

197D0119971017

A series of recitals from four of the smaller chapels of Oxford and Cambridge colleges.

David Sanger plays an all-French programme on the new two-manual organ in Exeter College chapel.

Although built by the English firm of Walkers, its design is firmly in the great French romantic tradition.

Langlais: Incantation pour un Jour-Saint.

d'Indy: Prelude in E flat minor, Op 66.

Franck: Piece heroique.

Henri Mulet: Rosaces.

Vierne: Toccata in B flat minor.

(Next programme Monday 9.25pm).