John Collins - Organist, Harpsichordist Iberian Musicologist, Translator

Music played by John Collins during concert at St. Botolph’s, Heene, by Worthing Chamber Choir - Oct 24th 2015

Girolamo Frescobaldi 1583-1643Toccata Quarta bk 1 1615
Andrea Gabrieli ca 1533-85Intonazione 6 Tono, Ricercar 5 Tono
Rocco Rodio ca 1530/40-after 1615Quinta Ricercata (La sol fa re mi)
Antonio de Cabezón ca 1510-66Tiento sobre 7 Tono sobre Cum Sancto Spiritu
Sebastián Aguilera de Heredia 1561-1627Vajo 1 Tono
Benjamin Cosyn 1572-1652Fantasia in A minor
John Blow 1647-1707Voluntary 16 in C

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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© John Collins 2015