Elegy for Organ [George Thomas Thalben-Ball] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Music Sales America). George Thalben-Ball’s elegy for. Regent Classic brings you this Musical Tutorial Series. Jonathan Kingston introduces and plays George Thalben Ball’s Elegy. Watch the video here. George Thalben-Ball: Elegy For Organ, George Thalben-Ball’s elegy for organ. ( NOV) en-GB.

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Thalben-Ball composed several anthems and organ works, of which the best known is his meditative Elegy for organ, which was played, for example, at the Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma.

A friend recommended it as one of those that should always be in your Most-Played stack of music. Organist Jonathan Kingston is playing on a Regent Classic custom built digital organ, which has 69 stops, with all couplers managed from tabs above the Swell manual. Is the transcription accurate? Close X Saved to Music List. The Temple Church, where George was organist for many years Noble English organs with sturdy foundations and orchestral tones are ideal vehicles for performing this piece, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for us here.

He had become a Fellow of this institution in at the age of We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. It sounds fantastic and does not require too much work to prepare. You may also enter a personal message. This piece originated in an improvisation which Thalben-Ball played at the end of a live BBC daily religious service during World War II, when the service finished a couple of minutes earlier than expected.


Behind the Scenes Interesting Installations. From that time until his knighthood, he was generally known by his colleagues as Walford Davies had been known before him simply as “Doctor”.

It remains a much-played classic today, and is still beautiful and effective. For more information have a look at its specifications here.

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Jonathan gives a short introduction to each piece, georg some balo and tips about performance and registration. Music Lists are as unique as the musician! For many years he taught at the Royal College of Music, where his students included Meredith Davieslater to find fame as a conductor. Close X Learn about Digital Video. Review Guidelines Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product.

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It began as an improvisation on a radio program, but the audience was several million people. Is it a good teaching tool?

George Thalben-Ball – Wikipedia

Jonathan plays this piece on our instrument buit especially for the Boston AGO of He dedicated his Elegy, apparently conceived as an improvisation to fill in time at the end of a BBC-recorded service during the war, to Walford Davis who preceded him as organist at the Temple Church in London. Organ Solo sheet music Format: Tell a friend or remind yourself eelegy this product.


Look inside 1 Look inside 1 Instrument: This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. Close X Tell A Friend. If bball do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank. The latter honour was conferred shortly after his retirement from Temple Church. Thalben-Ball was throughout his life an unashamed virtuoso, whether as pianist, as organist, or as choirmaster.

We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. Even when he was playing baroque repertoire, baol would be many registration changes, ample swell pedal and dramatic contrasts in volume. The level of his talent can be gleaned from the fact that he played the solo part in the first performance by an Thalbej pianist of Rachmaninoff ‘s famously difficult Piano Concerto No.

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You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library. This is such a lovely piece I don’t know how I got along without it all these years. Bringing on a full Swell with the box closed, he builds the ensemble, gradually adding stops up to Fifteenth and eventually mixtures and a Great reed at the climax.