John Collins - Organist, Harpsichordist Iberian Musicologist, Translator

Recital of 16th and 17th century Polish and 18th century Croatian, German and English Organ music by John Collins at Christ Church, Worthing, September 3rd 2013

Anon: Gdańsk Tablature 1591 Phantasia 3rd Tone
Ardant amour
Anon: Warsaw Tablature 1680Praeludium, Canzona 1st Tone
Praeludium, Canzona 6th Tone
Roberto Leszak Sonata in C
Anon (Klanjec archives) Sonatas in F, D, C
Giulio Bajamonti Sonata in F
Johann Ludwig Krebs 1713-1780 Sonata no. 5 in F
John Alcock jnr ca 1740-91 Voluntary no. 6 in D (Trumpet)
William Boyce ca 1711-79 Voluntary no. 2 in G (Vox and Swell)
Starling Goodwin ca 1713-74 Voluntary no. 11 in A (Book 1)

John Collins has been organist at St. Georgeís, Worthing since June 1984. Special interests include the Iberian, Italian and English keyboard repertoires from ca1500-1800 in which areas he gives recitals and undertakes research and lectures for the Royal College of Music, Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Organists. He regularly publishes articles and reviews of scores and CDs in English, American and European Journals and assists David Patrick of Fitzjohn Music in editing and publishing English 18th century Voluntaries. Currently he is involved in research into the Polish organ and its repertoire..

John will be presenting further organ recitals at the Chapel Royal, Brighton on October 1st at 1pm and at St. Georgeís, Worthing on October 4th at 12:30pm.

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© John Collins 2013