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Organic Shakespeare
(Audio CD)
Simon Nieminski

Simon Nieminski plays organ music and organ transcriptions inspired by literary works of William Shakespeare, upon the Wicks organ which is about divided equally between pipe and digital voices.  The organ heard in the CD was located in the erecting room at the Wicks organ company factory in Highland, Illinois.

Issued only as CD.  Limited CD quantity available.

$17.98

46 in stock

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Details

Format: Digital Audio CD
Label:  PRO ORGANO
Catalog Number:  CD 7149
Length: 74′ 22″
Tracks:  18
Organ: Wicks
Venue: Wicks Organ Company, Highland, Illinois USA
Recorded: 07/15/2003
Released: 02/01/2004
Producer: Frederick Hohman
Notes Author: Simon Nieminski
Notes Language: English
Graphics Format: 8pp book, traycard, jewel box
UPC #: 636077714924

01 • Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor • Otto Nicolai • 9’29”
02 • Introduct to Act III of The Tempest • Sir Arthur Sullivan • 3’47”
03 • Othello Suite – Dance • Sanuel Coleridge-Taylor • 2’29”
04 • Othello Suite – Children’s Intermezzo • Sanuel Coleridge-Taylor • 4’2″
05 • Othello Suite – Funeral March • Sanuel Coleridge-Taylor • 4’23”
06 • Othello Suite – The Willow Song • Sanuel Coleridge-Taylor • 2’14”
07 • Othello Suite – Military March • Sanuel Coleridge-Taylor • 2’35”
08 • Greensleeves • Ralph Vaughan Williams, trans. Roper • 3’39”
09 • from The Tempest – Act I Curtain Tune • Matthew Locke • 2’19”
10 • from The Tempest – Dance of Winds (Gavott) • Matthew Locke • 1’5″
11 • from The Tempest – Dance of Fantastick Spirits • Matthew Locke • 2’25”
12 • from The Tempest – Fourthe Act Tune (A Martial Jigge) • Matthew Locke • 1’44”
13 • The Montagues and the Capulets • Sergei Prokofiev, arr. Roberto Bertero • 5’44”
14 • Three Pieces from Richard III – March • William Walton • 1’9″
15 • Three Pieces from Richard III – Elegy • William Walton • 2’35”
16 • Three Pieces from Richard III – Scherzetto • William Walton • 1’12”
17 • Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, trans. Nevin • 6’4″
18 • Overture: King Lear • Hector Berlioz, trans. Evans • 17’17”

Simon Nieminski
Simon Nieminski was born in London and descended from an unlikely mixture of Edwardian Japanese acrobats, Lancastrian Music Hall artistes and a Polish army veteran. He studied in London at the Royal College of Music, at Cambridge University and as Organ Scholar of York Minster. He has many years’ experience in the cathedral music tradition, currently as Organist of St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Edinburgh. Learn more…