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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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. He would be very pleased to hear from any churches or yeorge requiring an engaging and lively recitalist. We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. Close X Music Lists. Inhe succeeded Walford Davies as organist and director of the Temple Church choir, a post he held for nearly 60 years.

Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer Choose a Category:. This name will appear next to your review. 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.

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. 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. Close X Learn about Smart Music. After purchase you can download your video from your Digital Library.

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Thalben-Ball composed several anthems and organ works, bball which the best known is his meditative Elegy for organ, which was played, for example, at the Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. His style of performance like that of his younger contemporary Virgil Fox in the USA was rooted in the 19th century, and made full use of every facility of the modern organ. Client Projects Music Tutorial Series. He could sight-read, transpose and improvise geeorge any style and at any length to the highest standard without perceptible effort.


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.

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. This site uses cookies: Do you usually like this style of music? To create a music list, please sign in. During this tenure, he gave over 1, weekly recitals. 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.

Look inside 1 Look inside 1 Instrument: I have had a passion for church organs since the tender age of Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.

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Ball until early adulthood “Thalben” was his mother’s maiden name. Please see our Privacy Policy for details. A “basic” repertoire piece; if you don’t have 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.

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Organ Solo sheet music Format: This is such a lovely piece I don’t know how I got along without it all these years. It began as an improvisation on a radio program, but the audience was several million people.

I am pleased to have Jonathan working with us — he covers several areas from sales, demonstrations, voicing of instruments and performing. In thalbsn was awarded the Lambeth degree of Doctor of Music.

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You may also enter a personal message. So many listeners to the broadcast telephoned the BBC thalbdn ask what the composition was, that he decided to write down his improvisation as well as he could remember it.

The Temple Church, geoge 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 geoorge us here.

Retrieved from ” https: 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. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Close X Tell A Friend. Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn’t. Used to contact you regarding your review.

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