In today’s music spot we bring you ‘Le Jardin Suspendu’ from Alain, performed by our organist Henry Wallace. Alain described the “Hanging Garden” as “the ideal, perpetual pursuit and escape of the artist, an inaccessible and inviolable refuge”.
Today’s music is Messiaen’s ‘Priere du Christ montant vers son Pere’, which translates to “Prayer of Christ ascending towards his Father”, a serene piece which seems to rise forever upwards.
For today’s music we bring you ‘Varie sur le Theme du Veni Creator’. According to our Organist, Henry, this piece is ‘ possibly one of the finest pieces of organ music from the 20th Century, a perfect synergy between organ music and plainsong. Here, the variations are played in alternatim with the sung verses of…
Today’s music piece is Prelude on Eventide, a simple yet beautiful setting of the well known hymn tune. This piece was published in 1915.
Welcome to today’s Greyfriars at 12 concert! Today we bring you a recital from our very own organist Henry Wallace. You can listen by checking the link below. Henry Wallace – Organ Recital The program for this recital can be found here.
Today’s music spot is a recording by our organist Henry Wallace of Beethoven’s Adagio. This piece was originally written for a “musical clock”, a little pipe organ (or barrel organ) which would have played mechanically on the hour!
Today our Organist, Henry has brought us a recording of ‘Come Down, O Love Divine’, voted a favourite hymn by you! Did you know? The tune by Vaughan Williams, Down Ampney, is the village where the composer of this hymn was born!
Today our Organist Henry has brought us a recording of ‘By Cool Siloams Shady Rill’, voted one of your favourite hymns! Did you know, Siloam is a district in the east of Jerusalem, sometimes known as the “Pool of Siloam”?
Today we bring you the hymn ‘Who Would True Valour See’, which was once chosen by MP Tony Benn as one of his ‘Desert Island Discs’! We love hearing from you! Why not vote for you favourite hymn here?
This week we bring you the Hymn ‘How Great Thou Art’, voted the nations second favourite hymn in a Songs of Praise poll! Thank you to our Organist Henry Wallace for putting this together. We love hearing from you! Why not vote for your favourite hymn here?
Welcome! To what we hope will be the first of a series of concerts from the Greyfriars at 12 team. LISTEN TO THE CONCERT BY CLICKING THIS LINK Greyfriars at 12 is a series of free lunchtime concerts that take place at the Kirk when it is open. You can find out more here. While…
Please enjoy these lovely poetry readings by Angela McSeveney and Henry Marsh, recorded during an informal evening of poetry event on Zoom on the 6th of May 2020. Angela McSeveney (one recording, approx. 13 mins) Henry Marsh (three recordings, approx. 17 mins) More info: https://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poet/angela-mcseveney/ https://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/podcast/henry-marsh/ https://www.henrymarshpoetry.co.uk/