℗ 2014 Resonus Limited
Released June 20, 2014
Duration 1h 18m 59s
Record Label Resonus Classics
Catalogue No. RES10134
Genre Classical (20th/21st Century)
 

Kenneth Leighton: Organ Works, Vol. 1

Stephen Farr, John Butt

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Six Fantasies on Hymn Tunes, Op. 72  
1.1
I. Helmsley
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
3:22
1.2
II. Aus der Tiefe
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
4:02
1.3
III. Lumetto
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
2:57
1.4
IV. St. Columba
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
2:58
1.5
V. Veni Emmanuel
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
6:11
1.6
VI. Toccata on Hanover
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
3:09
Martyrs  
1.7
Dialogues on a Scottish Psalm Tune for Organ Duet, Op. 73
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
12:21
1.8
Improvisation in Memoriam Maurice de Sausmarez
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
6:50
Missa de Gloria (Dublin Festival Mass), Op. 82  
1.9
I. Kyrie
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
4:35
1.10
II. Gloria
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
8:28
1.11
III. Credo
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
7:57
1.12
IV. Sanctus
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
5:39
1.13
V. Agnus Dei
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
5:58
1.14
VI. Ite, Missa Est
Kenneth Leighton; Stephen Farr; John Butt
4:32
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"... superbly crafted, invigorating performances, combining youthful vigour and enthusiasm with profound musical insight and technical fluency ..." - Gramophone Renowned organist Stephen Farr presents the first of three major albums surveying the complete organ works of 20th century British composer Kenneth Leighton. Recorded on the monumental Rieger organ of St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, the city where Leighton spent most of his working life as a composer, the centerpiece is Leighton's most substantial work for the instrument, Missa de Gloria, written for the inaugural Dublin International Organ Festival in 1980. Also featured are the inventive Six Fantasies on Hymn Tunes and the Improvisation in Memoriam Maurice de Sausmarez from 1969. Farr is also joined by organist John Butt for the epic and challenging organ duet based on a Scottish psalm-tune, Martyrs.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Resonus Classics Studio Masters

Recorded at 24-bit / 96 kHz resolution Recorded in St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh on 9-10 September 2013 Producer, Engineer & Editor: Adam Binks Assistant Engineer: Steven Binks Cover image: Unlocking of Arran by Fiona McAllister (flickr - Creative Commons)
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-18.57 to -0.25
-26.33
-36.60 to -20.18
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I. Helmsley
-2.16-22.08-19.512
2
II. Aus der Tiefe
-9.89-29.33-27.010
3
III. Lumetto
-18.57-36.60-34.89
4
IV. St. Columba
-4.67-23.41-21.110
5
V. Veni Emmanuel
-4.59-23.85-21.010
6
VI. Toccata on Hanover
-3.36-23.51-21.812
7
Dialogues on a Scottish Psalm Tune for Organ Duet, Op. 73
-0.38-23.25-19.614
8
Improvisation in Memoriam Maurice de Sausmarez
-6.60-28.21-24.912
9
I. Kyrie
-3.89-26.43-24.112
10
II. Gloria
-0.25-24.09-20.814
11
III. Credo
-17.63-34.98-33.110
12
IV. Sanctus
-5.41-26.47-22.212
13
V. Agnus Dei
-7.19-26.21-24.811
14
VI. Ite, Missa Est
-0.54-20.18-17.312

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