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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Music Lists are as unique as the musician! By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy. During this tenure, he gave over 1, weekly recitals. Thalben-Ball composed several anthems and organ works, of which the best known is his meditative Elegy for organ, which was played, for example, at the Funeral of Diana, Vall of Wales.

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It has a internal library of over alternative voice samples allowing the user to create totally individual voice pallets from classic English through Baroque and Romantic. A friend recommended it as one of those that should always be in your Most-Played stack of music. He was twice married: Even when he was playing baroque repertoire, there would be many registration changes, ample swell pedal gekrge dramatic contrasts in volume.

To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma. 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 It remains a much-played classic today, and is still beautiful and effective.

He could sight-read, transpose and improvise in any style and at any length to the highest standard without perceptible effort.


Inhe was appointed Birmingham City Organist and Birmingham University Organist, a post he held for three decades. Ball until early adulthood “Thalben” was his mother’s maiden name. Close X Learn about Digital Video. Used to contact you regarding your review.

Behind the Scenes Interesting Installations. From that time until his knighthood, he was generally known by his colleagues as Walford Davies had been known before him simply as “Doctor”. Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. The following two tabs change content below. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.

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Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity. Do you usually like this style of music? Jonathan then moves into the following section where the theme bwll played entirely on the Great division with a slightly larger Swell elwgy coupled, adding stops on the Great with a Swell crescendo. We’ll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. Noble English organs with sturdy foundations and orchestral tones are ideal vehicles for performing this geprge, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for us here.

Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you’ve mastered: He dedicated his Elegy, apparently conceived as an improvisation to 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.

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Thalben-Balls “Elegy” has been beloved since before he wrote it down! Rlegy see our Privacy Policy for details. Under his direction, the choir achieved in international fame with its recording of Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayerfeaturing Ernest Lough as the treble soloist. This site uses cookies: Tell a friend or remind yourself about this product.


Views Read Edit View history. It began as an improvisation on a radio program, but the audience was several million people.

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This piece originated in an improvisation which Thalben-Ball played at the end of a live BBC daily religious service during World War II, when the service finished a couple of minutes earlier than expected. He became Director of Music at the Temple Church in London, as well as City Organist at Birmingham Town Hall, and his name is still held with great respect by the majority of organists. Organ Solo sheet music Format: Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players.

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I would highly recommend this to any organist. We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. He would be very pleased to hear from any churches or individuals requiring an engaging and lively recitalist.

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