The Organist Encores

VIST organistencores.wordpress.com. A 30 minute show featuring musical tracks of Theatre Organists and Organs around the UK. The show includes up t...
On this week's show Nigel Ogden takes us for an relaxing half  hour of music perfect for twilight! With the usual selection of interesting archive material and contributions from Gerald Shaw, Bryan Rodwell, Leslie Taff, Stanley Wyllie and many more!
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On this week's show it's time for Damon to show off some of the best British light music, played by some of the finished British artists! Compositions by Eric Coats, Vivian Ellis, John Belton, Clive Richardson and many more!
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Well its time for our New Years party and Damon looks back over 2018 with some exclusive material that's not been featured on this years shows so far! This includes tracks featuring John Mann, Len Rawle, Robert Wolfe, Phil Kelsall and may more! So sit back and enjoy just over an hour of The Orga...
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Well its time for our festive party, and this week Damon has filled the show with festive favourites from a multitude of well known and loved artists! From Nigel Ogden, John Leeming and Damon Cox, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and many thanks for your continued support!
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On this week's show Nigel Ogden takes on a nostalgic sleigh ride with some varied festive tracks! This includes rare recordings of Reginald Dixon, Jackie Brown, Reginald Porter-Brown playing instruments such as the Davenport Stockport, Granada Tooting and Manchester Town Hall.
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John Leeming's contribution this month, although not festive, does fit the time of year very well. With darkness setting in well before 5pm and the heating on to make a cosy home, the Moonlight Lullaby is just the right type of thing to accompany the cracking of an open fire or perhaps the glass ...
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Its our fifth birthday bash on this special edition of The Organist Encores! Damon speaks to James Mclean about how the show started, he also interviews John Leeming and Nigel Ogden who between them present once a month. Finally Damon introduces the show's new 'Resident Organist'! Tune in and don...
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On this week's show Damon takes a looks at some new commercial recordings that hit the headlines in recent months. This includes tracks from the new CD featuring the Royalty Cinema Wurlitzer called 'Lakeland Serenade' - which sounds wonderful!
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On this week's show John Leeming climbs up the ladder to his treasure trove of archive recordings featuring some of the finest artists from yesteryear and instruments many of which are no longer accessible or exist!
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It's star Organist time and this month we are very pleased to welcome that international star entertainer from the Thursford Collection - Robert Wolfe! He is highly regarded as one of the UK's exponents of the theatre organ and was very much at home at the Worthing Wurlitzer which is where this ...
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On this week's show Nigel Ogden takes a trip to the seaside a features the Empress Ballroom Wurlitzer. With lot's of archive material of Horace Finch, Reginald Dixon and Ernest Broadbent, there also an opportunity to hear Nigel at the new Empress organ which was installed a few years ago!
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On this week's show Damon is very much in an oriental mood as he has just return from Hong Kong. So this week's show is filled with the sounds of the orient plus a section of soundtrack from a new film out feating a newly installed Wurlitzer!**NEW CD from the Royalty Wurlitzer - Tracks to be feat...
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On this week's show John Leeming pulls out a handful of random LP's and selects tracks from them! A real variety of sounds from the past including contributions from Clark Wilson, Hector Olivera, David Shepherd and many more!
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It's Tywyn time tonight and who better to show off the Wurlitzer than the 'Wonder Boy Organist' Keith Beckingham who was at the age of 14 taking the organ up on the lift and playing interludes to large cinema audiences! Well years later the Wurlitzer is still with us, now in the delightful Neuadd...
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On this week's show Nigel Ogden is back with more gems from his archive. This time he feature many examples of cross over artists - this is to say organist who are equally at home on both Theatre & Classical organs and a spot of piano also.
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On this week's show Damon takes a look at the next batch of theatre organ sizes; 9,10,11 and 12 ranks. We feature racks feating tracks from 9 organs, some of which are no longer complete. With Wurlitzer, Compton & Christie theres a variety of tracks for all!
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On this week's show John Leeming delves into the world of organ plus. Plus what you might ask? Why not listen in and find out how the mighty can work so well with a variety of different instruments!
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On this week’s show we turn back the clocks to 1966 and to the small yet powerful 2/4 Compton in the Ritz Hereford. Bryan Rodwell was at one time resident organist at the Ritz. Sit back and enjoy the sounds of the Jazz master getting some unbelievable sounds from just 4 ranks of pipes and a Melot...
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On this week's show we give a big and warm welcome to new presenter Nigel Ogden. Nigel will be joining us once a month with a delve into his own extensive archive. We are delighted that Nigel can be back at a microphone delighting audiences as he has done for the last 38 years. Long may it continue!
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On this week's show Damon takes a look at some theatre organ that are 8 ranks or less. Damon looks at both Wurlitzer and Compton organs of two and three manuals.
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