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Available concerts & content

Recitals

A Bach recital by Organ Society member Christopher Wrench, from Brisbane Australia

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Introduction

Prelude and Fugue in G BWV 541

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Sonata IV in E BWV 528

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Chorale Preludes BWV 632-644

Passacaglia in C  BWV 582

A Buxtehude recital by Organ Society member Ross Windsor, from Brisbane Australia

Part 1

Click here to read Ross Windsor's background to this project

 

Some Historical Organ Music

Videos & Concerts

Weekly Service Preludes and Postludes

The following group of videos have been prepared by Dr Steven Nisbet OAM for his weekly musical contributions for services at his church in Brisbane.

ANZAC Day 2021

“O rest in the Lord” (Felix Mendelssohn)

“Eternal Father, strong to save”

- reharmonisation by Steven Nisbet

“Be still my soul”

- reharmonisation by Steven Nisbet

Good Friday 2021

O sacred head sore wounded

- Chorale Prelude by JS Bach

O Mensch bewein

- Chorale Prelude by JS Bach

When I survey the wondrous cross

- Hymn Prelude by Steven Nisbet

Easter Sunday 2021

Before the dawn filled the skies – Chorale Prelude by Dietrich Buxtehude

Christ is risen

– Easter Chorale Prelude by JS Bach

Crown him with many crowns – Hymn Prelude by Steven Nisbet

Sunday February 28th

“The Turtle Dove”

by Domenico

Sonata for Organ K328

by Domenico

“How lovely are the messengers”

from ‘Saint Paul’ by Mendelssohn

Sunday February 14th

“Elegy”

by George Thalben-Ball

“Old French Melody”

by Cesar Franck

“Sortie (Recessional) in D”

by Cesar Franck

Never Too Young

Young organists at the Hunter District

Organ Society Concert at

Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle

(48 mins)

This is a video from the CW Leggo organ at All Saints Murwillumbah, played by OSQ Member Barry Firth.

Music

While I have been staying at home during the period of social restrictions associated with the COVID-19 crisis, I have been writing music for the on-line presentations by St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Brisbane. As the crisis was in full swing before, during and after Easter, I wrote music on the themes of Passiontide and Easter. 

There are six pieces of music altogether and they were originally written for voices and organ. Since then I have adapted them as stand-alone Hymn Preludes for Organ. 
Excerpts from the Hymn Preludes are attached. The list of hymns I arranged is as follows:

  • Ride on, ride on in majesty 

  • When I survey the wondrous cross

  • Christ the Lord is risen today

  • The day of resurrection

  • Love is come again

  • Crown him with many crowns

Please let me know if you are interested in purchasing a copy of the album.

The cost is $35 posted in Australia.
Best wishes, 
Steven Nisbet

Hymn Preludes - Book 1 - samples - Ride
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CDs

CD for purchase in Australia

GET READY

Music for Advent & Christmas

Steven Nisbet (organ)

$10

plus $4 postage within Australia

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  1. Wake, awake, for night is flying (Steven Nisbet)

  2. From heaven to earth I come (Sigfrid Karg-Elert)

  3. In Dulci Jubilo (Dietrich Buxtehude)

  4. Come now Saviour of the Gentiles (J.S. Bach)

  5. O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Steven Nisbet)

  6. Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending (Steven Nisbet)

  7. Comfort Ye, My People (Flor Peeters)

  8. O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Edward Bairstow)

  9. Grand Chorus on a French Carol (Cesar Franck)

  10. Behold a Rose is Blooming (Johannus Brahms)

  11. O Come All Ye Faithful (Eugene Gigout)

  12. There’s a Light upon the Mountains (Steven Nisbet)
     

The instrument played by Dr Steven Nisbet is an Allen QLF-315 digital organ using the French Romantic Stoplist with digital samples taken from organs built by legendary French organ builder Aristide Cavaille-Coll.

DVDs

The following are introduction trailers to full length DVDs available for purchase from OSQ. Please fill in the order form below on this page and it will be received by the Secretary for posting the DVDs to you.

How the Organ Works - Trailer

Full length DVD is approx 35 mins

What Stop is That - Trailer

Full length DVD is approx 47 mins

Never Too Young

 

Purchase Request

To order a DVD, available for $10 each plus postage in Australia, please fill out the form below:

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