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    THOMAS TROTTER, A Shropshire Idyll
    DVD/CD set of The Organ of St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow

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    Thomas Trotter
    A Shropshire Idyll
    The Organ of St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow

    ' compelling aplomb…imposing… virtuosic pedal work superbly captured by director Gary Cole, whose framing of Trotter's hands and feet throughout the recital is exemplary.'                                                                  Choir & Organ July 2014 *****

    Thomas Trotter, one of the world’s greatest organists, presents a programme of music to mark the 250th anniversary of the organ in St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow – the church where the ashes of A E Housman, writer of A Shropshire Lad, are buried.

    The DVD features a performance video of the programme. In extra features Thomas Trotter talks about the music he performs on the recording, and Shaun Ward, Director of Music at St Laurence’s Church, gives a tour of the organ.


    DVD Video in 5.0 and stereo
    REGION FREE, NTSC,
    DVD-9, DOUBLE LAYER,
    SINGLE-SIDED DISC,  16.9
    An audio CD of the performance programme is also included. Audio CD in stereo


    Concerto in B flat Major, op 4, no 2 – George Frideric Handel, arr Thomas Trotter
    1    i     A tempo ordinario (0:54/0:48)    
    2    ii     Allegro (5:40/4:47)
    3    iii    Adagio (0:43/0:42)  
    4    iv    Allegro ma non presto (3:31/3:27)

    Three Dances
    5    Brande champanje – anon, 16th century (1:24/1:16)
    6    Daphne – anon, 17th century (4:51/4:51)
    7    Almande – anon, 16th century (1:31/1:24)

    Trumpet Voluntary in D, no 1 – William Boyce
    8    i    Larghetto (1:50/1:42)    
       ii    Vivace (2:33/2:31)   

    10    The tune of Holsworthy Church Bells,
            played on the carillon of St Laurence Church, by Thomas Trotter   
            Holsworthy Church Bells – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (7:07/6:56)

    Sonata in G, op 28 – Sir Edward Elgar
    11    i     Allegro maestoso (9:07/8:59)  
    12     ii    Allegretto (4:49/4:48)
    13    iii    Andante espressivo (6:51/6:50)    
    14     iv   Presto (comodo) (6:39/6:44)

    15    Fourths, Mostly – Michael Nyman (9:01/8:48)

    6      Crown Imperial – William Walton (8:43/8:21)

    Total DVD performance duration: 74:19

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