Cover artwork for The 1789 Samuel Green Organ in the Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich

The 1789 Samuel Green Organ in the Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich

Nicholas Johnson

Catalogue number: CC 001

Price: £6.00

This is the largest instrument ever built by the famous 18th-century London organ builder Samuel Green, making its first appearance on CD following careful restoration in 1997 by David Wells. The Chapel's former Director of Music, Nicholas Johnson, plays works by Bach, Sweelinck, Couperin, Boyce, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Vierne, Karg-Elert and Whitlock. The CD booklet includes notes on the building, the organ, the organist and the music.

"A classy first recording" (Classic FM Magazine)

"Well presented, well recorded and well played" (Organists' Review)

"Eminently worth buying" (The Organ)

"He plays with fluency and style ... this instrument is a delight to hear and beautifully recorded" (BBC Music Magazine, awarded 5 stars for sound quality)

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