A special instalment curated by Claire M Singer...
Organ Reframed

Organ Reframed is a new venture that aims to cast new light on one of our oldest instruments.

The humble organ is most often used in church music, but - given its enormous range of tone, colour, and hue - it remains one of the most flexible musical instruments you can come across.

New three day event Organ Reframed aims to push this to the limit. Taking place at London's historic Union Chapel venue (itself still a working church) it features a raft of guest musicians and special performers.

Claire M Singer has been at the forefront of putting the event together, and agreed to piece together a new mix for Clash exploring the line up.

Check it out below, then catch her notes after the jump.

1. The Revd Mustard his Installation Prelude
 Written by Nico Muhly, performed by James McVinnie
(James McVinnie is performing at Organ Reframed on the 7th and 9th October)

2. Live in La Petite Chapelle (Extract) Written and performed by Christian Fennesz
(Performing at Organ Reframed on the 8th October)

3. Satyagraha - Act III Finale Written by Philip Glass, performed by Kevin Bowyer

4. Liminal Passage (Extract) Written by Bill Thompson, performed by Bill Thompson and Roger Williams
(New commission sound installation by Bill Thompson throughout the festival 7-9 October)

5. OST2 (Radio Edit) Written by Chaines
(Premiere of a new work for James McVinnie (Organ) and the London Contemporary Orchestra on the 9th October - Chaines will also be performing)

6. Nosferatu (Extract) Written by Irene Buckley
(Premiere of new score for organ, electronics, viola and cello for Nosferatu screening at Organ Reframed on the 7th October)

7. The Eternal Chord live at St. Saviour's Anglican Church, Riga, Latvia (Extract) Written and performed by Charles Matthews & Mike Harding
(Performing at Organ Reframed on the 8th October)

8. Volumina für Orgel (Extract) Written by György Ligeti and performed by Dominik Susteck

9. Live in the Crypt (Extract) Written and performed by Philip Jeck
(Performing at Organ Reframed on the 8th October)

10. The Molendinar (Extract) Written and performed by Claire M Singer (Union Chapel 1877 Henry Willis Organ)
(Artistic Director of Organ Reframed and performing on the 8th October)

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Organ Reframed runs between October 7th - 9th - ticket LINK.

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