On this weeks show we look at different and interesting European theatre organ manufactures that are NOT Wurlitzers, Compton’s or Christies. On the show we features some interesting are rare makes of organ including Rutt, Hilsdon, Marshall-Sykes and from continent Strunk. Artists include, David Lowe, Armsbee Bancroft Simon Gledhill, Ernest Broadbent and many more!
On this weeks show we re-cap some of the recent news in the theatre organ world, These include the sad passing of Michael Thompson, news on the Regal Torquay Compton, a track celebrating 35 years of the Gosport Compton and many more!
On this weeks show you ca enjoy edited Highlights from Peter Jebsons recent concert at the Victoria Hall Saltaire. It was Peters first time playing the organ in its current home, however he has fond memories of playing it when it was installed in the Trinity Arts Centre, Pudsey. Some of the highlights from the concert incude the New Recruit March, CS Lang’s Tuba Tune, a typical memories of song selection and many more!
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Music played –
Happy Days Are Here Agian
Marches: The New Recruit/Knightsbridge
Roses Of Picardy/Keep The Home Fires Burning
Memories Of Song Selection: Amapola/I’m Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover/If I Had A Talking Picture Of You/Pick Yourself Up/Sing Everybody Sing/Blue Skies Are Round The Corner/Count Your Blessings & Smile/Leaning On A Lamppost
Signature Tune: Theatreland
All tracks played by Peter Jebson on the 3/12 Wurlitzer in The Victoria Hall Saltaire. Recorded by Damon Cox on a Zoom H2n. Organ tuned and maintained David Lowe and members of the COS northern district. Thanks to Richard Stephenson for giving permission for this to be broadcast.
On this weeks show Damon take us on a tour of Cinema organs that are still installed in their original cinemas, theatres and ballrooms. On the tour we will be visiting the Tower Ballroom Blackpool, Gaumont Stake Kilburn, Odeon Weston-Super-Mare and many more! We also feature a track from a new release of Dudley Beaven at the Granada Clapham Junction.