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Temple Church - Bach, Mendelssohn and Dupre

Live from the Temple Church in London. Roger Sayer, the church's director of music, performs music by Bach, Mendelssohn and Marcel Dupre on the famous organ.

Live from the Temple Church, London. Roger Sayer, the church's Director of Music and one of the world's leading recitalists, plays music by Bach, Mendelssohn and Marcel Dupré on the famous organ of the Temple. The recital culminates in a rare live performance of Dupré's Passion Symphony, a half-hour-long work based on four plainsong hymns, which chart the life of Christ and ends with a great organ crescendo based on the hymn 'Adoro te devote.'
Presented by Martin Handley
Roger Sayer (organ)

J S Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 546
Mendelssohn: Sonata in D minor, Op.65 No.6
Rheinberger: Sonata No.3 in G major, Op.88 (Pastoral)

8.15 INTERVAL

8.35
Tournemire: Choral-Improvisation on Victimae Paschali (transc. Duruflé)
Dupré: Passion Symphony, Op.23.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Prelude and Fugue in C minor BWV 546

      Performer: Roger Sayer.
    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Vater unser in Himmelreich - our Father in Heaven

      Performer: Roger Sayer.
    • Josef Rheinberger

      Organ Sonata number 3

      Performer: Roger Sayer.
  • Interval

    • Johannes Brahms

      Wie Melodien sieht es, Op. 105, no. 1

      Choir: Temple Church Boys' Choir. Conductor: Roger Sayer.
    • Richard Rodney Bennett

      The Insect World

      Performer: Greg Morris. Choir: Temple Church Boys' Choir. Conductor: Roger Sayer.
    • Gabriel Fauré

      Ave verum corpus, Op. 65 No. 1

      Performer: Greg Morris. Choir: Temple Church Boys' Choir. Conductor: Roger Sayer.
  • Part 2

    • Charles Tournemire

      Victimae Paschali

      Performer: Roger Sayer.
    • Marcel Dupré

      Dupre's Symphonie -Passion -Opus 23

      Performer: Roger Sayer.
  • Post-concert

    • Carl Nielsen

      Aladdin Suite, Op. 34

      Conductor: Paavo Järvi. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
      • Nielsen: Flute Concerto - Clarinet Concerto - Aladdin Suite.
      • Signum Classics.
      • 7.
    • Dieterich Buxtehude

      Sonata in C major, BuxWV 266

      Ensemble: The Bach Players. Director: Nicolette Mooned.
      • Hyphen Press.
      • HPM010.

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