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Elgar Organ Works

Robert Quinney performs an imposing recital of works by Elgar featuring the majestic Organ Sonata in G.

Pomp and Circumstance March No 3 in C minor
Nimrod (Adagio)
Organ Sonata in G Major
Sospiri
Severn Suite
For the fallen
Pomp and Circumstance March No 5 in C major 

Robert Quinney organ

Sir Edward Elgar (1857–1934) wrote very little solo music for the organ, despite the fact that he was for a short time a professional organist. Given this ambiguous nature of Elgar’s relationship with the organ, and with the church culture of his time, this programme looks beyond the works originally conceived for organ to music arranged from orchestral originals. Robert Quinney was Sub-Organist of Westminster Abbey between 2004 and 2013.


Reviews

"Revel in Robert Quinney's superb, multifaceted, virile, eloquently expressive playing of Westminster Abbey's mighty Harrison & Harrison organ."

- The Daily Telegraph

"Thoughtfully programmed, compellingly played, Quinney's Elgar entices."

- BBC Music Magazine

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