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Performer: David Briggs
Title: David Briggs Plays The Lewis Organ In The Church Of St. John The Evangelist, Upper Norwood, London
Style: Baroque, Classical, Contemporary, Renaissance
Category: Classical
Album rating: 4.1
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For other people named David Briggs, see David Briggs (disambiguation). David John Briggs (born November 1, 1962 in Bromsgrove) is an English organist and composer. In September 2012, Briggs became Artist-in-Residence at the Cathedral Church of St. James in Toronto, Canada. Great European Organs No. 57 (2000), St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, London, Priory Records PRCD680. Two of a Kind (with Wayne Marshall) (2001), Gloucester Cathedral Herald AV Publications HAVPCD246. Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Retrieved 2018-04-18.

St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood. St Margaret's Lee. St Michael's Highgate. 2019 sees twenty years since I joined the LOCG team. Along with Catherine Ennis, Ann Elise Smoot, Marcus Knight and Jim Common, we set about developing the LOCG into the respected and flourishing publication you are now reading.

16 May Max Smith (St John’s, Upper Norwood). 13 Jun Simon Earl (Christchurch Priory). 11 Jul Joe Matthews (winner, Croydon Music Festival). 19 Sep James Lancelot (Canon Organist Emeritus, Durham Catherdral). 17 Oct Gerard Brooks (Methodist Central Hall, Westminster). One of J L Pearson’s loveliest churches and one of T C Lewis’s finest organs. Address and contact details. Bus route 410 from Crystal Palace Parade & Crystal Palace Parade Station or from East Croydon via Norwood Junction stops in Sylvan Road or Auckland Road next to the church. T C Lewis 1882, N P Mander 1947, Harrison & Harrison 1999 3 manuals 36 speaking stops. Powered by Squarespace.

1. Grand Choeur in D - William Faulkes, 4:500:30. Sounds French - David Briggs Plays the Organ of Blackburn Cathedral. The World of Organ Transcription, The Organ of Gloucester Cathedral. Listen to Great European Organs N. 7: St John's Upper Norwood, London now. 7: St John's Upper Norwood, London in full in the this site app. Play on this site. You look like someone who appreciates good music. Listen to all your favourite artists on any device.

David Briggs (English musician). Redirected from David Briggs (composer)). David John Briggs (born November 1, 1962) is an English organist and composer. He started his career as a cathedral organist as Assistant Organist in Hereford Cathedral before becoming the organist of Truro and Gloucester Cathedrals. Heavily influenced by Jean Langlais and Pierre Cochereau, Briggs is regarded as one of the world's finest improvisors, and now works as a concert organist.

David Briggs - Organ Recitalist, Composer, Conductor and Improviser. KING OF KINGS tonight at Riverside Church demonstrated how to do the art of film accompaniment with a panache, uniformity, style, subtlety and CLASS that should be the example for the rest. Just brilliant and intelligent and, as a result, engaging in a way that was communicative and worthy of tremendous respect. Bach at the Garden of Gethsemane, the Agnus Dei chant at an appropriate moment and shadows of Mahler were but a few of the interwoven thoughts. David is increasingly in demand as a composer. Currently Artist-in-Residence at the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York City, David is also Organist Emeritus of Gloucester Cathedral, UK. For concert bookings, or to enquire about new music, contact David here.

The organ at St John’s was designed by Thomas Christopher Lewis in conjunction with the first organist of St John’s, Alfred James Eyre (who was also organist to the nearby Crystal Palace). The first part of the organ was in place for the dedication of the chancel in 1882, although it was not completed for 45 years. The organ is situated in a chamber high in the north transept, facing south and west. The church suffered severe war damage in 1944. It was restored in 1947 and in the same year . Mander renovated the organ. By 1995 the instrument was fast becoming unplayable, with the organist Adrian Adams and his assistant Colin Williams having to resort to increasingly desperate methods of repair. Built by Lewis of Brixton, 1882 Restored by N. P. Mander of London, 1947 and Harrison & Harrison of Durham, 1999. For specifications, see the entry in the National Pipe Organ Register

In the hands of David Briggs this organ finds its master. The programme is cleverly selected achieving the necessary balance between the pieces. Briggs' use of the full range of stops and swell pedals, offers fantastic moments: breathtaking crescendos and diminuendos, as well as melodic embroidered miniatures especially in the slow passages. The two improvisations of Cochereau, whose influence looms large in Briggs' musical development, show his ingenuity in the art of improvisation. It also reveals the organist's big commitment to spend a great amount of time transcribing some.

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1 Grand Choeur In D
Composed By – William Faulkes
2 Fantasy-Prelude
Composed By – Charles MacPherson
3 Caprice
Composed By – Cuthbert Harris
Sonata Britannica Op.152
Composed By – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford*
4 Allegro Non Troppo Ma Con Fuoco 9:04
5 Larghetto 9:52
6 Allegro Molto E Ritmico 7:30
7 Chorale Prelude On Eventide
Composed By – Sir Charles Hubert Parry*
8 March Heroique
Composed By – Herbert Brewer*
9 Adagio
Composed By – Frank Bridge
10 War March Of The Priests
Composed By – Felix Mendelssohn*

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