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Elegy for Organ [George Thomas Thalben-Ball] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. (Music Sales America). George Thalben-Ball’s elegy for. Regent Classic brings you this Musical Tutorial Series. Jonathan Kingston introduces and plays George Thalben Ball’s Elegy. Watch the video here. George Thalben-Ball: Elegy For Organ, George Thalben-Ball’s elegy for organ. ( NOV) en-GB.

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This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Ball until early adulthood “Thalben” was his mother’s maiden name.

I am pleased to have Jonathan working with us — he covers several areas from sales, demonstrations, voicing of instruments and performing. I would highly recommend this to any organist.

Do you usually like this style of music? So many listeners to the broadcast telephoned the BBC to ask what the composition was, that he decided to write down his improvisation as well as he could remember it. In he was awarded rhalben Lambeth degree of Doctor of Music.

During this tenure, he gave over 1, weekly recitals. Avoid disclosing contact information email addresses, phone numbers, etc. The performance drops away quickly from the climax to the opening dynamic, knocking off stops using a couple of Great pistons and manipulating the Swell box.

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For many years he taught at the Royal College of Music, where his students included Meredith Davieslater to find fame as a conductor. Stay up to date with Regent Classic on Facebook and Twitter. Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you’ve mastered: Tyalben respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers.

The Temple Church, where George was organist for many years Noble English organs with sturdy foundations and orchestral tones are ideal vehicles for performing this piece, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for us here. Close X Learn bsll MP3s.


[Musical Tutorial] George Thalben-Ball’s Elegy – Regent Classic Organs

You can also download at any time in your Digital Library. This site uses cookies: Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again. He became Director of Music at the Temple Church in London, as well as City Organist at Birmingham Town Hall, and his georrge is still held with great respect by the majority of organists.

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Close X Music Lists. It began as an improvisation on a radio program, but the audience was several million people. This is a very nice piece to have in the organist’s library. Music Fhalben are as unique as the musician! A friend recommended it as one of those that should always be in your Most-Played stack of music.

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We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. He had become a Fellow of this institution in at the age of A regular radio broadcaster, Thalben-Ball also carried out numerous performances in many concert venues, not only in Britain; he gave the inaugural recitals on the organs of the Royal Albert Hall where he had the post of curator organist and the BBC Concert Hall. Close X Saved to Music List.

Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. He was twice married: This is such a lovely piece I don’t know how I got along without it all these years.

Organist Jonathan Kingston is playing on a Regent Classic custom built digital organ, which has 69 stops, with all couplers managed from tabs above the Swell manual. Organ Solo sheet music Format: Client Projects Music Tutorial Series.


It gets a little “fingery” in spots creating some unique fingering challenges but nothing that can’t be worked out within a couple of minutes He compiled, in addition, a complete set of chants for the psalmsmost of them being his own work; this set was published as The Choral Psalter.

Elegy for Organ

He dedicated his Elegy, apparently conceived as an improvisation veorge fill in time at the end of a BBC-recorded service during the war, to Walford Davis who preceded him as organist at the Temple Church in London. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.

Jonathan then moves into the following section where the theme is played entirely on the Great division with a slightly larger Swell registration coupled, adding stops on the Great with a Swell crescendo. You may also enter a personal message.

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The latter honour was conferred shortly after his retirement from Temple Church. It remains a much-played classic today, and is still beautiful and effective. Is it a good teaching tool? Easily share your eleegy lists with friends, students, and the world.

I own and run Regent Classic Organs with a close attention to the detail that musicians appreciate; and a clear understanding of the benefits of digital technology and keeping to the traditional and emotional elements of organ playing.

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