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    Verses and Voluntaries
    William Whitehead, The 1723 Abraham Jordan Organ of St George's, Southall

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    Verses and Voluntaries
    The 1723 Abraham Jordan Organ of St George’s, Southall
    Restored by Mander Organs in 2009
    William Whitehead

    "....this music ...is charming and genial. Whitehead's playing is always elegant an animated. The organ tone is very attractive"

    American Record Guide July/August 2013

    The first recording of the historic 1723 Abraham Jordan organ in St George’s Church, Southall, completely restored to its original specification by Mander Organs in 2009.


    Critically-acclaimed organist, William Whitehead presents a colourful survey of Restoration and Georgian English organ music appropriate to the restored instrument.

    From the Restoration period:   
    [Verse] in D major – John Blow (2:33)
    Verse in G minor – Anonymous (1:53)
    Voluntary in D minor [For the Cornet Stop] – Blow (5:53)
    Trumpet Voluntary in D – Anonymous (?Blow and Purcell) (3:31)
    [Grave] (1:05) 5 [Moderato] (2:26)       
    Voluntary in G, Z720 – Henry Purcell (4:16)
    Voluntary in D minor, Z718 – Purcell (4:04)
    Fugue in F – Philip Hart (3:49)

    From the Georgian period:
    Overture to Phoebe – Maurice Greene, transcribed by William Whitehead (9:26)
    [Grave] (3:03)
    Allegro (4:09) 
    Moderato (2:14)

    Voluntary IV in G minor
    – Thomas Roseingrave (2:26)
    Voluntary VIII in G minor – Roseingrave (1:47)
    Fugue I in F minor – Roseingrave (4:11)
    Allegro (3rd movement from Concerto No 1 in C) – Thomas Arne (2:59)

    [Trumpet] Voluntary IV in D, Op 2
    – William Walond (7:52)
    Grave (2:45) 
    Moderato (5:07)   

    Voluntary in C
    – John Christopher Pepusch (13:43)
    Largo (2:27) 
    Flute (1:31)
    Slow – Diapasons (1:22) 
    Sexquealter (1:21)       
    The Twelfth (1:25) 
    Slow – Diapasons (0:48)
    Trumpet (1:47) 
    [Full Organ] (3:03)

    Total Playing time: 68:25    

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