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|Organ works by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, The Hill Organ of Eton College Chapel, David Goode|
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|A selection of Hubert Parry’s organ music, played on the historic 19th-century William Hill organ in the Chapel of Eton College – the school where Parry was educated as a boy.
The wonderful Romantic Hill organ at Eton is the ideal vehicle for Parry’s organ works, and is set in a glorious acoustic.
David Goode was a music scholar at Eton College, and then organ scholar at King’s College, Cambridge. From 1996 to 2001 he was Sub-Organist at Christ Church, Oxford. He won the top prizes awarded at the 1997 St Alban’s Interpretation Competition, and the Recital Gold Medal at the 1998 Calgary Competition. He is currently Organist of Eton College.
‘A performer of tremendous resource, enthralling and captivating his audience with daunting programs executed with uncompromising skill’ Musical Opinion
Total Playing time: 70:19
Recorded in Eton College Chapel on 5–6th September 2010
Cover image: Eton College Chapel – a watercolour by Alexander Cresswell
Recording producer and engineer Gary Cole.
Edited by Adrian Lucas and Gary Cole
Sample audio extracts
‘a performance of awe-inspiring might and splendour…vividly captured in this fine recording.’ International Record Review December 2013
‘Highly recommended’ The Organ Club Journal 2013-2
‘David Goode is a splendid advocate for this music, which he plays with real skill, as one would expect, and great conviction. As I’ve already indicated, the sound and the documentation are first-class. Parry has been exceptionally well served through this release.’ MusicWeb February 2014