November to December 2016 Organ Programmes


November - December 2016

1 pm


November 1st                                                                    Catherine Ennis

All Saints' Day

Herr Gott dich loben wir BWV 725; Nun freut euch BWV 734 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Nun freut euch                                        (attrib.Dieterich  Buxtehude (1637-1707))

O wie selig (from op.122)                                      Johannes Brahms  (1833-1897)

For all the saints - In festo omnium sanctorum Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1934)

In Paradisum (from12 Pièces)                                  Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)

Carillon- Sortie.                                                               Henri Mulet (1878-1967)


November 8th                                                    Catherine Ennis

The Season of Remembrance

Prelude and fugue in b minor BWV 544; An Wasserflüssen Babylon BWV 653;

Vor deinen Tron, BWV 668                            Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Imperial March (arr. Brewer) and

Prelude and Angels' farewell (from Gerontius, arr. Brewer)

                                                                            Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Homage March                                                           Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Adagio in E                                                                 Frank Bridge (1879-1941)

Nun danket alle Gott                                              Sigfrid Karg Elert (1877-1933)


November 15th                                                                 Catherine Ennis

Music by Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1635)

1.Aria detta la Frescobalda

2.Missa delli Apostoli (from Fiori Musicali, 1635)

Toccata avanti la Messa; Kyrie (3), Christe (3),  Kyrie (3)

Canzon dopo l’Epistola

Toccata and Recercar cromaticho post il Credo

Toccata per l’Elevazione

Recercar con obligo del Basso come appare

Canzon Quarti dopo il Post Commune


November  22nd (St Cecilia’s Day)             Catherine Ennis

In honour of the patron saint of music, today’s programme consists of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Toccata in C BWV 566

Wir glauben all BWV 740 (possibly by J.L.Krebs)

Pastorella BWV 590

Schmücke  dich O liebe Seele BWV 654

Toccata and fugue in F BWV 540


November  29th                                                                Catherine Ennis

English music until the mid- 19th century

La shy myze- La Doune zelle         anon (from The Mulliner Book, mid- 16th cent)

Hexachord Fantasia                                                         John Bull (1562-1623)

The queen's Alman                                                   William Byrd (c.1539-1623)

The queen's command                                           Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

Voluntary in G                                                            Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

A composite voluntary, edited from an 18th manuscript belonging to the Royal College of Organists by H. Diack Johnstone

Largo (John Stanley 1712-1786); (Andante) Peter Prelleur (1705-1741);

 (Allegro) John Robinson (organist of St Lawrence Jewry, c.1740)

Concerto movement in E                                             Thomas Arne (1710-1778)

Gavotte (from an organ concerto)                          Matthew Camidge (1758-1844)

Prelude and Fugue in A                           Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley (1825-1889)


December  6th                                                   Catherine Ennis

Six Schübler Chorales BWV 645-650             Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Wachet auf- Wo soll ich fliehen hin- Wer nur den lieben Gott- Meine Seele erhebt den Herren- Ach bleib bei uns- Kommst du nun  Jesu vom Himmel herunter

Chorale Fantasia: " Wachet auf"                                       Max Reger (1873-1916)


December 13th                                                  Catherine Ennis

Organ chorale "Mit suessen Jubelschall"                               anon, mid 16th Cent

Nun komm der Heiden Heiland BWV 659        Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Aria pastoralis variata                       Franz Xaver Anton Murschhauser (663-1738)

The holy boy.                                                                John Ireland (1879-1962)

Weinachten.                                                                   Max Reger (1873-1916)

Pastorale                                                                       Pietro  Yon (1886-1943)

Toccata on "Veni Emmanuel"                                            Andrew Carter(b.1939)

For unto us (arr. Best).                                   Georg Friderich Handel (1685-1759)


December 20th        Seasonal readings and Carols for choir and audience