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Francis Grier

org, *1955 GB
Singer / Musician / Composer of Classical

Francis Grier (born 1955) is an English choral and vocal classical composer and psychoanalyst.He was a chorister at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, music scholar at Eton College, and organ scholar at King's College, Cambridge, then Assistant Organist and then Organist (1981-5) of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. He made many recordings and broadcasts as organist and choir director, including playing La Nativité du Seigneur by Olivier Messiaen at the first ever Prom concert given over to a solo performer.

        
Instruments
  • Organ
  • Harpsichord
  • Piano
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Purcell: Funeral Sentences: Man That Is Born of a Woman, Z. 27 on Cathedral Voices - Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Service In B Flat (Z.230): Nunc dimittis on Purcell: Choral Works by Henry Purcell, The English Concert & Simon Preston
Purcell: Funeral Sentences: In the Midst of Life, Z. 17A on Cathedral Voices - Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Purcell: Funeral Sentences: Thou Know'st, Lord, Z. 58C (Second Verse) on Cathedral Voices - Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Purcell: Funeral Sentences: Thou Know'st, Lord, Z. 58C (First Verse) on Cathedral Voices - Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Purcell: March and Canzona for Queen Mary's Funeral, Z. 860: March (Reprise) on Cathedral Voices - Vol. 2 by Various Artists
Evening Service In G Minor (Z.231): Nunc dimittis on Purcell: Choral Works by Henry Purcell, The English Concert & Simon Preston
Evening Service In G Minor (Z.231): Magnificat on Purcell: Choral Works by Henry Purcell, The English Concert & Simon Preston
Thou Knowest, Lord, The Secrets Of Our Hearts (Z.58c) on Purcell: Choral Works by Henry Purcell, The English Concert & Simon Preston
Te Deum Laudamus And Jubilate Deo in D Z.232: Te Deum Laudamus on Purcell: Choral Works by Henry Purcell, The English Concert & Simon Preston

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Band Members
Discography

Title Artist Year Type
La Nativite du Seigneur & L'AscensionOlivier Messiaen, Francis Grier, Timothy Bond1996Album
Missa Corona SpineaJohn Taverner / The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, Francis Grier1989Album
Stabat Mater / Salve Regina · Sonatas For OrganDomenico Scarlatti - The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, Anthony Pleeth, Chi Chi Nwanoku, Timothy Byram-Wigfield, Francis Grier1986Album
Carols From Christ ChurchThe Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral Directed By Francis Grier1983Album
The Motets, Volume One, Nos: I, III, IV, VIJohann Sebastian Bach - The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral Directed By Francis Grier1983Album
Faire Is The HeavenThe Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral Directed By Francis Grier1983Album
A Ceremony Of CarolsBenjamin Britten / The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral / Francis Grier1982Album
Messiaen & Franck: Organ MusicOlivier Messiaen, César Franck, Francis Grier1982Album
O For The Wings Of A DoveThe Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, Francis GrierAlbum
The 3 Organ ChoralesCésar Franck, Francis GrierAlbum
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