Organ recital, Tuesday 4th December 1.00 pm, by David Thornton

A selection of seasonal music for ‘Advent & Christmas’

Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major                                                     J. S. Bach

                                                                                                             (1685 – 1750)


The Holy Boy                                                                                       John Ireland

(1879 – 1962)


Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme                                                           J. S. Bach

(1685 – 1750)

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme                                                Sigfrid Karg – Elert

(1877 – 1933)


Noël – Étranger                                                                       Louis – Claude Daquin

(1694 – 1772)


Prelude – The Holly and the Ivy                                                       Herbert Sumsion

(1899 – 1995)


Sleigh Ride                                                                                     Leroy Anderson

(1908 – 1975)











David Thornton

About David Thornton

I've been Director of Music here at St. Mary's for just over a year and am really enjoying the work. I've been playing the organ and working with choirs since I was 10. I love the Pendle area for walking and cycling.

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