Thomas Trotter - The Town Hall Tradition CD & DVD
Special DVD & CD in one.
Run Time: 69 minutes
No. Discs 1
Thomas Trotter, performing at the Town Hall, Birmingham.
ALFRED HOLLINS: Concert Overture No 1 in C minor
MICHAEL FESTING: Largo, Allegro, Aria and Two Variations
GEORGE THALBEN-BALL: Variations on a theme of Paganini for pedals
ALBERT W KETÈLBEY: Bells across the meadows
ERIC COATES: March Youth of Britain;
LEROY ANDERSON: The Typewriter
WAGNER: Overture to The Mastersingers of Nurenberg
WAGNER: Romance The Evening Star; Ride of the Valkyries
TCHAIKOVSKY Ouverture Solennelle, Op 49 ‘1812’
The debut DVD from Thomas Trotter – one of the world’s greatest organists An opportunity to enjoy, both visually and aurally, Thomas Trotter’s artistry and staggering technique in a celebration of town hall virtuosity, on the great concert hall organ with which he is intimately acquainted.
Features a highly entertaining and varied programme of organ pieces from the heart of the town hall tradition, including Thalben-Ball’s Variations on a theme of Paganini played almost entirely on the pedals.
Extra features include a biographical interview with Thomas Trotter and a guide to the Town Hall organ. Box contains both a DVD Video (performance in 5.1 surround sound), audio CD, and a 16 page booklet with notes on the music, the Town Hall, and a newly-written article on the history of the organ by Nicholas Thistlethwaite.