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Songs of Praise (Herbert Chappell)
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Trumpet Tune and Air (Henry Purcell)
Fanfare (Nicolas Jacques Lemmens)
Toccata, Symphony No.5, Op.42 (Charles-Marie Widor)
Salut d'Amour (Sir Edward Elgar)
Trumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke)
Liberty Bell (John Philip Sousa)
Andantino (Edwin Henry Lemare)
FestivalToccata (Percy Fletcher)
FolkTune (Percy Whitlock)
March from the Occasional Oratorio (George Frideric Handel)
Compositions performed at the opening recital in 1891:
Fantasia Op.117 (Edouard Silas)
O for the Wings of A Dove (Felix Mendelssohn)
The Lost Chord (Sir Arthur Sullivan)
Compositions included as a tribute to the late Sir Winston Churchill:
England's Glory (Nigel Ogden)
Jupiter Theme: I Vow to Thee My Country (Gustav Holst)
In the News (Tony Harrison and Richard Johnson)
The Spitfire (Sir William Walton)
Jerusalem (Sir Hubert Parry)
Played on the historic Father Willis organ installed at the Palace in 1891 and meticulously maintained in its original condition. The programme includes a range of popular compositions (by Purcell, Lemmens, Widor, Handel etc) plus a selection from compositions performed at the opening recital including a Fantasia composed by Edouard Silas to highlight the versatility of the instrument. Finally, since the Palace is the birthplace of the late Sir Winston Churchill, the programme ends with a musical tribute to the man who did so much for the United Kingdom in World War 2 and, in particular, includes a transcription of Sir William Walton's "Spitfire Prelude".

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