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)











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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