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    Restored to Glory
    Restored to Glory-Birmingham Town Hall Organ-Thomas Trotter


    Catalogue Number: REGCD265

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    "Organ discs just don't come better than this."


    International Record Review, January 2008

    "The organ has been captured superbly; waist-busting reeds, spine tingling tremulants, wispy flutes and crisp upperwork, all captured here in glorious technicolour."
    Organists' Review, January 2008

    "Trotter, who will next year will mark 25 years as Birmingham City Organist, satisfyingly employs the vast resources of the William Hill instrument to its full speaker-rattling capacity"
    Gramophone, December 2007

    This recording features International virtuoso and Birmingham City Organist, Thomas Trotter – described by BBC Music Magazine as ‘one of the greatest living organists’ – in a colourful celebration of the restoration and re-opening of Birmingham Town Hall and its historic 1834 organ with a programme of dazzling orchestral transcriptions and original works from the English ‘town hall’ tradition.

    Organ Concerto No 16 in F – Handel transcribed by Marcel Dupré/Thomas Trotter (10:07)

    Variations on a theme by Paganini for pedals – Thalben-Ball (7:34)

    Elegy – Thalben-Ball (4:49)

    Concert Fantasia on a Welsh March (Men of Harlech) – WT Best (11:06)

    Villanella – Ireland (3:56)

    Carmen Suite – Bizet transcribed by Lemare (11:31)

    Andantino in D flat major – Lemare (4:05)

    Rondo Capriccio (A Study in Accents) – Lemare (3:36)

    Concertstück (Concert Piece in the form of a Polonaise) – Lemare (7:21)

    Rienzi Overture – Wagner transcribed by Lemare (11:48)

    Total playing time: 75:44

    Produced in association with Town Hall, Birmingham

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