The versatility and extensive range of the pipe organ make it a unique instrument to substitute a full orchestra, bringing a myriad of musical textures and colours under the control of two hands and two feet. Organist Martin Setchell, well-known as both transcriber and performer, will introduce and play transcriptions (mostly his own) of favourite music from the 18th and 20th centuries, perfect for the VCH Klais organ – from the ornate vigour of the Baroque, to the effusive, genteel dances of popular vein, culminating in the relentless oriental verve of the famous Sabre Dance.
– HANDEL (arr. Martin Setchell)
Overture to An Occasional Oratorio
– Arr. J.G. WALTHER
Concerto del Signor Giuseppe Meck
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– J.S. BACH (arr. Martin Setchell)
Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 29, Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir
Largo from Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 192
Two dances from Capriol Suite
– WALTON (arr. Robert Gower)
Popular Song from Façade
– KHACHATURIAN (arr. Martin Setchell)
Sabre Dance from Gayane
Admission is free upon collection of an admission slip.
Admission slip collection commences at 11:45am at the VCH Atrium (Level 1).
No admission for infants-in-arms and children below 6 years of age.
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Start date: 1/4/19 12:30
End date: 1/4/19 13:30