Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Purcell's Organ Music

Purcell Weekend

As part of BBC Radio 3's 2009 Purcell celebrations, Lucie Skeaping presents a programme of organ music by Purcell and some of his contemporaries, including voluntaries and fantasias by John Blow, Christopher Gibbons and John Bull, performed by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist Mahan Esfahani on the organ of St John's College Chapel, Oxford, built by Bernard Aubertin.

Purcell: Voluntary in C, 717

Lebegue: Phrygian Verse in A

John Bull: Fantasia on a theme by Sweelinck, MB4
Segue to
John Bull: Fantasia, MB5

Christopher Gibbons: Voluntary for Double Organ (in A*) (No 1) *an incomplete fragment from MS

Purcell: Voluntary in G, Z720
Segue to
Purcell: Verse in F, Z716

Purcell: Voluntary for ye Double Organ, Z719

John Blow: Voluntary XVIII in D
Segue to
John Blow: Voluntary VIII in G

Charles Racquet: Fantaisie, from Mersenne's Traite de l'harmonie universelle (1636)

Purcell: Voluntary on the Hundredth Psalm Tune (in A), Z 721.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 21 Nov 2009 13:00