Paisley Abbey recital 22nd June at 4pm

Sunday 22nd June at 4pm

JOHANN JACOB FROBERGER (1616 – 1667)
Toccata XVIII in F

JOHANN KUHNAU
(1660 – 1722)
Biblical Sonata no.4:
Der todtkranke und wieder gesunde Hiskias

(Hezekiah, deathly ill and healthy again)
– The Lament of Hezekiah
– His confidence in God
– His joy at his recovery (remembering his past woe, then forgetting)

MATT HUXLEY (1992 – )
Put One in Th’Other
One – T’other

HUGO DISTLER
(1908 – 1942)
from 30 Pieces for Small Organ, Op.18/1:
nos. 3 and 8

JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK
(1562 – 1621)
Balleto del granduca

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
(1685 – 1750)
Chorale Partita BWV 766
Christ, der du bist der helle Tag

HUGO DISTLER
(1908 – 1942)
Partita (Chorale, Bicinium and Pastorale) and Verse, Op.8/3, no.7 Christ, der du bist der helle Tag

JEAN LANGLAIS 
(1907 – 1991)
Three Characteristic Pieces (Homage to John Stanley)
– Pastoral-Prelude
– Interlude
– Bells

David Gerrard is the Assistant Organist of Paisley Abbey. He is a postgraduate student in Early Keyboard Performance at the University of Edinburgh, where he specialises in harpsichord and clavichord and is taught by John Kitchen. David graduated last year from the University of Oxford, having completed a Music degree with First Class Honours. As Organ Scholar of Magdalen College, he spent three years accompanying daily services, training choristers, and participating in recordings, broadcasts, concerts and tours as both an organist and, occasionally, a singer. Previously, David spent a year as Organ Scholar of Canterbury Cathedral and Assistant Organist of The King’s School, Canterbury. He holds diplomas from the Royal College of Organists and Trinity College London, and studied the organ with William Whitehead whilst at Oxford. David is an experienced piano accompanist and conductor – both choral and orchestral – and plays continuo with Oxford Baroque.

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