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