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Live at Southbank Centre: BBC CO - Vierne, Edwards, Vaughan Williams, Tallis, Hannon

BBC CO and Tom Bell (organ). Vierne: Carillon de Westminster No 6. Edwards: Rhosymedre. Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre. Tallis: Third Mode Melody. Hannon: To Our Fathers in Distress.

Organist Tom Bell joins the BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Rebecca Miller and singers from the Southbank Centre's Voicelab in the world premiere of Neil Hannon's 'To our Fathers in Distress, along with other organ and string orchestra pieces, including Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis, preceded by the original. Presented by Christopher Cook.

Louis Vierne: Carillon de Westminster (No.6 from Pièces de fantaisie, Suite No.3, Op.54)
John David Edwards: Rhosymedre (hymn tune)
Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre, No.2 from 3 Preludes on Welsh hymn tunes for organ
Thomas Tallis: Third mode melody

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis


Neil Hannon: To Our Fathers In Distress (World premiere)

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Heroic Elegy and Triumphal Epilogue

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra.


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra


  • Sat 22 Mar 2014 19:30

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