Episode 254 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: Crossover

On this week’s show Nigel Ogden is back with more gems from his archive. This time he feature many examples of cross over artists – this is to say organist who are equally at home on both Theatre & Classical organs and a spot of piano also.

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Music played

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Trumpet VoluntaryMichael MaineDome Brighton

4/40 Hill Norman and Beard ‘Christie’
Regent Recordings (RRM 101)1989
La Bounette/Trio Sonata No.1 (Excerpt)Joanna Fraserex. Servicemen’s Club, Stotfold

3/10 Christie
Nigel Ogden collection1981
Dainty Miss Adrian LucasCity Hall, Hull

4m Compton
Nigel Ogden collection1985
AutomneNigel OgdenTower Ballroom, Blackpool

3/14 Wurlitzer
OS Digital (OS 230)1997
Toccata In D MinorGerald ShawOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Nigel Ogden collection1964
Black Key StudyGerald ShawPiano Nigel Ogden collection1965
Fantasie ImpromptuErnest BroadbentPianoAcorn (CF 240)1973
Widor Toccatta (Excerpt)/ ValenciaGerald ShawBBC Theatre Organ, Hoxton London

5/27 Möller
Nigel Ogden collection1962
CarillonGeorge BlackmoreGuildhall Southampton

4/50 Compton (Dual Console)
Studio Republic – A Music Hall Production (RLP5006)1964

Episode 250 – From Nigel Ogden’s Archive: BBC Organs & Connections

On this week’s show we give a big and warm welcome to new presenter Nigel Ogden. Nigel will be joining us once a month with a delve into his own extensive archive. We are delighted that Nigel can be back at a microphone delighting audiences as he has done for the last 38 years. Long may it continue!

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Music played

TrackArtistOrganRecord LabelYear
Portrait Of A Toy SoldierNigel OgdenBBC Broadcasting House, London

4/35 Compton
Nigel Ogden collection1999
Organ DemonstrationReginald FoortSt. Georges Hall, London (BBC Theatre Organ No.1)

4/24 Compton
Nigel Ogden collection1936
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love /Broadway Melody/Broadway RhythmSandy MacphersonSt. Georges Hall, London (BBC Theatre Organ No.1)

4/24 Compton
AZCD (214)2011
Marche MilitaireSandy MacphersonGrand Theatre, Llandudno

5/27 Möller
Nigel Ogden collection1943
Alpen Ruhe Waltz/Al Jolson SelectionSandy MacphersonOdeon Leicester Square, London

5c/17 Compton
Nigel Ogden collection1963
You And The Night And The MusicNigel OgdenCivic Auditorium, Pasadena CA

5/28 Möller
Nigel Ogden collection1996
I’m Gonna Live Till I Die/Ol’ Mac Donald/Come Blow Your Horn Robin RichmondBBC Playhouse Manchester

3/13 Wurlitzer
Windmill Records (WMD 262)1975
IntradaNigel OgdenBBC Maida Vale Studios

4/14 Compton
Nigel Ogden collection1992