Organ Recital by David Thornton. Tuesday 3rd July 1.00pm

‘Come on England’ – a topical celebration of English music

  • Tuba Tune                                                                Norman Cocker (1889 – 1953)
  • Dido’s lament, from Dido and Aeneas                          Henry Purcell (1659 -1695)
  • Here the deities approve, from Welcome to all pleasures 
  • Voluntary in G                                                           William Walond (1719 – 1768)
  • Air and Gavotte                                                        Samuel Wesley (1766 – 1837)
  • Allegro maestoso, from Sonata in G                            Edward Elgar (1857 – 1934)
  • Folk tune, from Five short pieces                              Percy Whitlock (1903 – 1946)
  • Crown Imperial                                                          William Walton (1902 – 1988)
Director of Music

About David Thornton

I've been Director of Music here at St. Mary's since 2016 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, cycling and mountain biking.

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