A documentary film about the restoration of the H&H organ, and filmed performances by eight former organ scholars.
A Legend Reborn: The Voice of King’s
Fugue State Films, £38.50
2xDVD plus 2xCD Boxed Set, featuring an extensive documentary film about the restoration of the 1934 Harrison and Harrison organ of King’s College, Cambridge. It was filmed over more than a year at all stages of the restoration, and is presented and narrated by David Briggs,
In addition to the documentary, the boxed set includes filmed performances, also duplicated over the two CDs, by organ scholars past and present. David Briggs improvises, and Robert Quinney, Ashley Grote, Tom Winpenny, Richard Gowers, Henry Websdale and Donal McCann play a wide range of music by Bach, Mendelssohn, Reger, Vaughan Williams, Bridge, Howells, Murrill, Vierne, Dupré, Alain, Messiaen and Bingham.