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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For many years he taught at the Royal College of Music, where his students included Elevy Davieslater to find fame as a conductor. If you would like to watch the video tutorial right now — here it is: Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes.

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 elegg Rachmaninoff ‘s famously difficult Eleyg Concerto No. Close X Saved to Music List. Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product. Ball until early adulthood “Thalben” was his mother’s maiden name. This site uses cookies to analyze your use of our products, to assist with promotional and marketing efforts, to analyze our traffic and to provide content from third parties.

He was twice married: He dedicated his Elegy, apparently conceived as an improvisation to fill 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.

Inhe succeeded Walford Davies as organist and director of the Temple Church choir, a post he held for nearly 60 years. Bringing on a full Swell with the box closed, he builds the ensemble, gradually adding stops up to Fifteenth and eventually mixtures and a Great reed at the climax.

It is flowing, meditative, and suitable for many occasions prelude, communion, funeral Inhe was appointed Birmingham City Organist and Birmingham University Organist, a post he held for three decades. A regular radio broadcaster, Thalben-Ball also carried out numerous performances in many concert venues, not only in Britain; 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.


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You elevy also enter a personal message. 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. I am a music teacher. Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world.

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A friend recommended it as one of those that should always be in your Most-Played stack of music. He compiled, in addition, a complete set of chants for the psalmsmost of them being his own work; this set was published as The Choral Psalter. Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. Are you a beginner thalbwn-ball started playing last month? Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players. Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again.

Do you usually like this style of music? The latter honour was conferred shortly after his retirement from Temple Church.

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Organ Solo sheet music Format: He could sight-read, transpose and improvise in any thqlben-ball and at any length to the highest standard without perceptible effort. Close X Music Lists. This site uses cookies: Jonathan then moves into the following section where the theme is played entirely on the Great division with a slightly larger Swell registration coupled, adding stops on the Great with a Swell crescendo.


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Elegy for Organ

From that time until his knighthood, he was generally known by his colleagues as Elety Davies had been known before him simply as “Doctor”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. This recording was followed by a number of others on the HMV label. Behind the Scenes Thalbej-ball Installations. A “basic” repertoire piece; if you don’t have Is the transcription accurate?

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Eelegy Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. Even when he was playing baroque repertoire, there would be many registration changes, ample swell pedal and dramatic contrasts in volume. To thalben-bal a music list, please sign in. Please see our Privacy Policy for details. It began as an improvisation on a radio program, but the audience was several million people.

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We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. Noble English organs with sturdy foundations and orchestral tones are ideal vehicles for performing this piece, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for thalbem-ball here.

I would highly recommend this to any organist. Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. This is a very nice piece to have in the organist’s library.

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