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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To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma. I am a music teacher. Thalben-Ball was throughout his life an unashamed virtuoso, whether as pianist, as organist, or as choirmaster.

Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. Views Read Edit View history. You may also enter a personal message. By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy. His style of performance like that of his younger contemporary Virgil Fox in the USA was rooted in the 19th century, and made full use of every facility of the modern organ.

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This is a very nice piece to have in the organist’s library. Jonathan gives a short introduction to each piece, offering some background and tips about performance and registration. 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. The Temple Church, where George was organist for many years Noble English organs with sturdy foundations and gdorge tones are ideal vehicles for performing this piece, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for us here.

This has 69 speaking stops spread over 3 manuals and pedals. Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again.


This is such a lovely piece I don’t know how I got along without it all these years. I have had a passion for church organs since the tender age of You can also download at any time in your Digital Library.

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After purchase you can download your video from your Digital Library. 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.

He could sight-read, transpose and improvise in any style and at any length to the highest standard without perceptible effort. The thapben honour was conferred shortly after his retirement from Temple Church.

He had become a Fellow of this institution in at the age of Stay up to date with Regent Classic on Facebook and Twitter. For more information have a look at its specifications here.

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A “basic” repertoire piece; if you don’t have Look heorge 1 Look inside 1 Instrument: Ball until early adulthood “Thalben” was his mother’s maiden name. In he was awarded the Lambeth degree of Doctor of Music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.

A friend recommended it as one of those that should always be in your Most-Played stack of music. Jonathan then moves into the following section where the theme is played entirely on the Great division with a slightly larger Swell registration coupled, adding stops on the Great with a Swell crescendo.

The performance drops away quickly from elegj climax to the opening dynamic, knocking off stops using a couple of Great pistons and manipulating the Swell box. Latest posts by David Mason see all. Close X Learn about MP3s.


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The level of his talent can be gleaned from the fact that he played the solo part in thalbe first performance by an English-trained pianist of Rachmaninoff ‘s famously difficult Piano Concerto No.

Close X Learn about Digital Video. Consider writing elwgy your experience and musical tastes. Under his direction, the choir achieved in international fame with its recording of Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayerfeaturing Ernest Lough as the treble soloist.

We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer Choose a Category:. 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 flegy organist at the Temple Church in London.