St Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney

Organ Recital Programs

Fridays 1.10pm - 1.40pm

Gold Coin Donation

February 2008

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Feb 1
Fabien Fonteneau (Organiste, Église Saint-Exupère, Toulouse, France)

Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue

Fanfare (Psalm 81, vv. 1-3),

Sing aloud unto God our strength:
make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob!
Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel,
the pleasant harp with the psaltery!
Blow up the trumpet in the new moon,
in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day!

Improvisation on Sur la pierre vive
[Hymne à Saint-Exupère by Bruno Vidal Saint-André (1937 - )
a.k.a. Saint-Exupère Forever]

Healey Willan (1880-1968)

John Cook (1918-1984)

Fabien Fonteneau (1970 - )

Feb 8
Mark Quarmby (St Andrew's Cathedral)
Arrangements of popular hymn tunes by American composers

Toccata on "Amazing Grace"

"Softly and Tenderly, Jesus is Calling"

Toccata on "Praise God, from whom all Blessings Flow" (Old 100th)

"What a Friend We Have in Jesus"

"Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" (Loben den Herrn)

"The Old Rugged Cross"

"God of Grace" (Cwm Rhondda)

Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me"

"Now Thank We All Our God" (Nun danket alle Gott)

"Now Thank We All Our God" (Cantata No. 79)

Christopher Pardini (1973 - )

Dale Wood (1934 - 2003)

Michael Burkhardt (1957 - )

Dale Wood

Paul Manz (1919 - )

Dale Wood

Paul Manz

Dale Wood

Paul Manz

J S Bach arr. Virgil Fox (1912 - 1980)
Feb 15
Hans Hielscher (Organist, Marktkirche, Wiesbaden, Germany)

Symphony (Intrada – Trumpet Tune – Marche Nuptiale – Finale)

Three American Folksongs:

  • Amazing Grace
  • Somebody’s knockin’ at your door
  • Deep River

Suite per organo (Allegro – Lentamente – Allegro)

Martin Mans Katarina (born 1965)

Traditional (Arr. H. U. Hielscher)

Enrico Pasini (born 1935)

Hans U. Hielscher

-  Organist at The Marktkirche in Wiesbaden, Germany, since 1979

-  Municipal Organist at Kurhaus Concert Hall in Wiesbaden, 1987-2004

-  Studied at Detmold State Academy of Music and in Paris/Rouen, France

-  Studied Carillon at The Nederlandse Beiaardschool in Amersfoort, The Netherlands

-  Organ concert tours in all European countries, U.S.A. (39 tours), Bahamas, Israel, Iceland,

   South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore

-  Radio and TV broadcasts, 18 CD recordings (Motette, Wergo, IFO, Organophon labels)

-  Author of the books "Alexandre Guilmant - Life and Work" and “Famous Organs in the U.S.A.”

-  Honored by the French government in Paris for his worldwide engagement in French organ music

   and nominated "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" in 1985

Feb 22
Marc Baumann
(Organiste co titulaire des grandes orgues de la Cathédrale de Strasbourg, France)
Sonate N° 4  op. 98  (First and second movement)

Thema mit Variationen

Pièce Héroïque 

Joseph Rheinberger (1839 – 1901)

Johann Schneider (1702 – 1788)

César Franck (1822 – 1890)

Jehan Alain (1911 – 1940)
Feb 29
Heather Moen-Boyd (Organist, Scots Kirk, Mosman)


Sonata no 3 in B flat

Hymn tune, "Ascension"

Abschied (Farewell)

Cujus Animam (from Stabat Mater)

Overture to "William Tell"

Carlos Baguer (1768-1808)

Hugh Bancroft (1904-1988)

Wladimir Vogel (1896-1984) arr. Lehmann

Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) arr. Machla

Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) arr. Farnell

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