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Anna Lapwood – Images (24/96 FLAC)

Anna Lapwood - Images (24/96 FLAC)

Anna Lapwood – Images (24/96 FLAC)

Performer: Anna Lapwood
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Signum
Catalogue: SIGCD688
Release: 2021
Size: 1.08 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
01. I. Prelude
02. II. Forlane
03. III. Riguadon

04. Gowers: An Occasional Trumpet Voluntary
05. Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10 – Andantino doucement expressif
06. Briggs: Light in Darkness
07. Boulanger: Trois Improvisations: III. Improvisation
08. Park: Images

Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a
09. I. Dawn
10. II. Sunday Morning
11. III. Moonlight
12. IV. Storm

13. Messiaen: Vocalise étude
14. Frances-Hoad: Taking Your Leave

Signum proudly presents Lapwood’s debut solo organ recording following her critically-acclaimed debut choral recording, All things are quite silent, with The Choirs of Pembroke College, Cambridge. This luxurious programme, including some of Lapwood’s world-premiere arrangements, showcases the softer, more subtle side of an instrument more generally regarded for its bombastic nature.


“One of my favourite things about being an organist is the exquisite feeling of practising in a church or cathedral late at night. The door is locked, the lights are often out, and time seems to flow differently. It’s at night that one really gains a sense of the history of the building, getting to know the creaking noises and clicks that make it seem as if the space is breathing. Sound seems to travel differently too, piercing the warm cushion of dark silence like a beam of light. On this disc I’ve tried to capture some of that magic, recording in a chilly Ely Cathedral after hours in January 2021.”


Anna Lapwood Anna Lapwood is an organist, conductor, and broadcaster, and holds the position of Director of Music at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Lapwood recently presented the 2020 BBC Young Musician of the Year competition and is due to perfom at the BBC Proms on 7th September 2021 as well as presenting part of the Proms on BBC TV.

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