Music at GMC

Organ Recital by Martin Setchell

Concert: Organ Concert
Date: 7.30pm, Saturday 27th June, 2015
Performer: Martin Setchell


  • Grand Choeur in G - Salomé
  • Sinfonia from Cantata 29 Wir danken dir, Gott (BWV 29) - JS Bach/Setchell
  • Pilgrims' Chorus (from Tannhäuser) - Wagner/Liszt
  • Two Studies in canonic form, Op 56 - Schumann
  • Three pieces by Mons Leidvin Takle:
    • Trumpet graceful
    • The Heart of Peace
    • Blues' Toccata
  • Vienna March - Scotson Clark
  • Three Dances:
    • Morris Dance - German/Lemare
    • Caribbean Dance - Dring/Setchell
    • Trepak (Russian Dance) from the Nutcracker Suite - Tchaikovsky/Setchell
  • Fountain Reverie - Fletcher
  • Handel in the Strand - Grainger/Stockmeyer
  • The Lost Chord - Sullivan/Setchell
  • El dia de fiesta (Day of Celebration) - Goemanne

From China to Canada, Scotland to Australia, England to Singapore, and New Zealand to Germany, Martin Setchell - "a virtuoso of awesome capabilities (Classical Music Web)" - has delighted audiences the world over with his spirited playing, lively personality and entertaining repertoire.
Born in the North of England town of Blackpool, Martin holds Honours degrees in both French and Music from the University of Exeter, and was awarded both the Limpus and Shinn prizes when he received his Fellowship of the Royal College of Organists in London. Subsequently he undertook advanced studies in Classical organ technique with Pierre Cochereau, Marie-Claire Alain, Piet Kee, and Peter Hurford.

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