John Collins - Organist, Harpsichordist Iberian Musicologist, Translator

Recital by John Collins of European Organ music at St. George’s Worthing, Oct 23rd 2015

Antonio Carreira ca. 1525-97 Canção a 4
Girolamo Frescobaldi 1583 - 1643 Toccata Undecima, Bk 1 1615
Anon17th century Italy Ballo del Gran Duca
Pablo Bruna 1611-79 Tiento 5 Tono mano izquierda
Bernardo Pasquini 1637-1710Toccata, Variations in C minor
Franz X.A.Murschhauser 1663-1738 Variationes super Cantilenam Gegruest seyest Du O Jesulein
Starling Goodwin 1714-74 Voluntary 8 Bk 1 in D minor (Cornet & Flute)
Nicolò Savini 18th centurySonata 2 in B♭
Peter Prelleur ca 1703-41Voluntary in D (Trumpet)
Anton Mestres 18th century Tocata Amorosa Pastoril in G
Carlotta Ferrari b1975 Ricercare e Canzona
George Frederick Handel 1685-1759Overture from Music to the Royal Fireworks

John Collins has been organist at St. George’s, Worthing, since June 1984. Special interests include the Iberian, Italian and English keyboard repertoires from ca1500-1800 in which areas he gives regular 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 for English, American and European Journals, and assists David Patrick of Fitzjohn Music in editing and publishing English 18th century Voluntaries. In addition he translates from Spanish and Portuguese including websites, academic texts and composers’ prefaces..

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