Basic Noise

This is a new page dedicated to recordings available on YouTube.

For information on Martin Stacey's works, visit the compositions page.

 

Stacey plays Stacey

Totentanz – Homage a Petr Eben

Icarus

Prelude and Fugue on DSCH

Somerset Scenes (Suite for violin & organ) complete performance of all 5 movements
Mvt.1 – Poem I
Mvt.2 – Dance of living things
Mvt.3 – Poem II
Mvt.4 – Dance of the earth
Mvt.5 – Poem III

Little Stanmore Suite

The Hymn of the Pearl – Symphony for organ
Mvt.1 – Prelude
Mvt.2 – Cantilena
Mvt.3 – Intermezzo
Mvt.4 – Adagio
Mvt.5 - Introduction and Passacaglia

Other performers playing Martin Stacey:

Maxine Thevenot (organ) plays Totentanz

Einari Kärnä (violin) plays excerpts from Somerset Scenes

 

Martin Stacey playing other works:

The 1883 Henry Willis organ in St Dominic's Priory (London)

Organ Sonata in G major Op.28 (Edward Elgar)

For an instrument of such international fame, it is extraordinary that there are no recordings available of the 1883 Henry Willis organ in St Dominic's Priory. Until such time as I am able to make commercial CDs these live recordings from concerts will offer some insight into the incredible sound of this unaltered instrument. Grateful thanks go to Alan Hodgetts who has been recording our concerts selflessly for the last 15 years. We hold free recitals on the second Saturday of every month at 7pm. Since these are live recordings however, appologies for occasional mistakes.

 

The Walker organ in St John the Evangelist, Islington (London)

Dreame & Fugue Angelicall (Neil Wright)

Fantasia & Fugue on BACH (David Bevan)

These recordings were part of a CD made by Priory Records featuring the music of two English composers, Neil Wright and David Bevan. The majority of the disc is choral music but I was asked to preform these two solo organ works. They were both made in one single take so there is no editing.


Vision of Christ-Phoenix (Malcolm Williamson)


Introduction, Variations & Fugue on an original theme Op.73 (Max Reger)

These two recordings (Williamson and Reger) formed part of a concert given in 1999 at St John the Evangelist (Islington) and were reviewed by Felix Apprahamian in The Church Times: "Spell-binding. His digital and pedal dexterity is flawless. More remarkably, he seems to feel what lies behind the printed notes of Reger's vast Introduction, Variation & Fugue Op.73, distilling musical poetry from its daunting pages. We were moved and edified."

The organ in St John’s, Upper Norwood (London)

These two recordings form part of Jennifer Bate's complete Mendelssohn on 5 CDs issued by Somm. Martin plays the lower part and pedals while Jennifer plays the upper parts.

Fugue in c minor for organ duet (Felix Mendelssohn) organ duet - Martin Stacey and Jennifer Bate


Fugue in D major for organ duet (Felix Mendelssohn)
organ duet - Martin Stacey and Jennifer Bate


AFNOM archive recordings
SDP = St Dominic’s Priory, SJI = St John the Evengelist, Islington, MPC = Marylebone Parish Church, CHW = Central Hall, Westminster

Brumba (Paul Patterson) SJI
Communion de Carême (Michel Estellet-Brun) MPC
Fanfare (Barrie Cabena) MPC
Fantasia on two hymns from the Finnish Hymnbook of 1701 (Olli Kortekangas)SDP
Hildegardiana (Jyrki Linjama)SDP
In memoriam (Gilles Maurice Leclerc)MPC
Las Posadas (Frederick Frahm)SDP
Mr Bach’s Bottle-Bank (Giles Swayne)SJI
Pequenos Preludios Folcloricos (Calimerio Soares) MPC
Prelude & Fugue Op.30 No.1 (Andrew Ager)MPC
Three Antiphons (Cecilia McDowall) SDP
Tango over Psalm 303 (Fredrik Sixten) SJI
Toccata Breve (Calimerio Soares) MPC
Toccata Longa (Calimerio Soares)MPC
Twelve short pieces (extracts) (Rachel Laurin)MPC
Quiet Rush (Edmund Jolliffe) MPC
Variations on a Taiwanese Folk Song (Szu-Yu Chen) CHW
Villancico (Deboraj Mayhew-Zufall) SJI
Voluntary (from Organ Sonata) (Maurice Davies) CHW
Yorokobi – piece joyeuse (Lionel Rogg) CHW


Music for Schools

Martin Stacey - On Top of the World (school song)

 

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