St. Peter's Limpsfield

 

 Organ Recital Series 2010

Friday 24th September 2010 at 7.30pm

Richard Pilliner

(Director of Music, St Johns Shirley)

Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543            J S Bach
Fantaisie in C Op.157                                          C Saint-Saens
La Nativite (from Poemes Evangeliques)             J Langlais
Sketches on Negro Spritual Songs                       Antalffy-Zsiross

 Interval

St Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots                    Liszt arr. Rogg
The Mirrored Moon Op.96 no.6                          S Karg-Elert
Finale alla Solfeggio (from Partita Retrospettiva Op.151)

 

Having gained an LRAM diploma at the age of 16, Richard Pilliner won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music, where he took all the prizes for organ playing, accompaniment and improvisation. Whilst still a student, he received awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Greater London Arts Association. As a solo organist he has travelled widely and is an annual recital visitor to the United States. Some of the important venues that he has played at include St Patrick's Cathedral and St Thomas, Fifth Avenue, NYC, Washington National Cathedral, the National Shrine and the Kennedy Center, Washington DC, and cathedrals in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Topeka, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Future dates include return visits to New York, Hong Kong and a recital at Gloucester Cathedral next summer.

Richard Pilliner is Organist at Shirley Parish Church on the borders of London and Surrey where there is a fine organ by Frobenius.

 Tickets 8 on the door.

 Directions: By car – Junction 6 M25, then A25 towards Westerham. Ample parking.
By Rail – Oxted station. Frequent service from London Victoria via East Croydon.

 

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The organ of St Peter's, Limpsfield, Surrey.

Originally situate at St Mark's Garrison Church, Folkestone, Kent.

Hill, Norman & Beard 1976 - Peter Collins 2002

 

Great

Bourdon                                  
Open Diapason                        
St. Diapason                            
Principal                                  
Nason Flute                             
Fifteenth                                  
Sesquialtera                            
Mixture                                  
Trumpet                                 
Tremulant                              

 

 

16 (new)
8(a)
8
4
4
2
II(b)
IV-VI
8
(new)

 

Swell

Gedackt                                        
Salicional                                       
Gemshorn                                      
Chimney Flute                                
Block Flute                                    
Larigot                                          
Mixture                                          
Hautboy                                        
Tremulant

 

 

8
8(c)
4
4
2
1 1/3
III
8(d)

Pedal

Sub Bass                                        
Principal                                          
Gemshorn                                       
Fagot                                             

 

 

16
8(a)
4
16

 

(a) new spotted metal case pipes

(b) replaces Clarion 4’

(c) common bass with Gedackt

(d) replaces Cromorne 8’

 

 

Couplers                                                                      Mixture Composition

                                                                       

Swell to Great                                                              Great                                                   

Swell to Pedal                                                              C1       19 22 26 29

Great to Pedal                                                              C13     12 15 19 22 26

                                                                                    C25     12 15 19 22 26

Manual compass CC - c 61 notes                                 F#31      8 12 15 19 22 26

Pedal compass CCC - f 30 notes                                  C37       8 12 15 15 19 22

                                                                                    C49       8   8 12 12 15 15

 

 

Accessories (new solid state system)                             Swell (new composition)

                                                                                    C1       15 19 22         

6 Divisional thumb pistons to Swell                                C25     12 15 19

6 Divisional thumb pistons to Great                                C50       8 12 15

6 Divisional toe levers to Pedal

6 General thumb pistons

6 General toe levers

1 reversible Thumb piston Swell to Great

1 reversible Thumb piston Swell to Pedal

1 reversible Thumb piston Great to Pedal

1 Thumb piston Advance

1 Thumb piston Retard

1 Thumb piston Setter

1 Thumb piston General Cancel

1 Rotary switch controlling eight levels of divisional memory

1 unit controlling eight levels of General memory with digital status readout

1 Piston exchange - Swell and General toe levers 

Cymbelstern by hitchdown pedal