From 21st May 2011 at Cartmel Priory
Badinerie by J.S. Bach
‘Badinerie’ (from the word ‘badinage’-to jest) is the final movement of Bach’s famous B minor Suite of dances, where the top flute is playing in humorous disguised unison with the accompanying flutes throughout….
From 7th July 2012 at Cartmel Priory
Toccata by Widor arranged by Roz Trubger
This is the famous final movement of Widor’s 5th Organ Symphony arranged for 4 piccolos (and 1 alto to line the palate!). Widor was pleased with the worldwide renown this single piece afforded him, but he was unhappy with how fast many other organists played it. He himself always played the Toccata rather deliberately.
I’ll love my love by Holst arranged by Phyllis Avidan Louke
A Cornish folk song beautifully arranged. The hauntingly beautiful melody is given in turn to each part. The piccolo is highlighted in a poignant counter-melody near the beginning of the arrangement and again at the end of the piece.