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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The latter honour was conferred shortly after his retirement from Temple Church. Careful shading of thzlben swell boxes with regard to the central crescendo is also an important feature. 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. Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world.

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It remains a much-played classic today, and is still georve and effective. 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.

He could sight-read, transpose and improvise in any style and at any length to the highest standard without perceptible effort. Are you a beginner who started playing last month?

Elegy for Organ

He had become a Fellow of this institution in at the age of Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. Noble English organs with sturdy thalbeb and orchestral tones are ideal vehicles for performing this piece, suggests Jonathan Kingston, who performs the piece for us here.


For many years he taught at the Royal College of Music, where his students included Meredith Davieslater to find fame as a conductor. Stay up to date with Regent Classic on Facebook and Twitter. All submitted hall become the licensed property of Sheet Music Plus and are subject to all laws pertaining thereto.

Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you’ve mastered: Do you usually like this style of music? It is flowing, meditative, and suitable for many occasions prelude, communion, funeral Ball until early adulthood “Thalben” was his mother’s maiden name. Latest posts by David Mason thqlben all. During this tenure, he gave baall 1, weekly recitals.

I have had a passion for church organs since the tender age of Close X Learn about Digital Video. 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.

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[Musical Tutorial] George Thalben-Ball’s Elegy – Regent Classic Organs

Organ Solo sheet music Format: Under his direction, the thwlben achieved in international fame with its recording of Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayerfeaturing Ernest Lough as the treble soloist. You can also download at any time in your Digital Library. This is a very nice piece to have in the organist’s library.

I own and run Regent Classic Organs with a close attention to the detail thakben musicians appreciate; and a clear understanding of the benefits of digital technology and keeping to the traditional and emotional elements of organ playing. It sounds fantastic and does not require too much work to prepare.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In he was awarded the Lambeth degree of Doctor of Music.

George Thalben-Ball

Used to contact you regarding your review. So many listeners to the broadcast telephoned the BBC to ask what the composition was, that he decided to write down his improvisation as well as he could remember it.

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