MALCOLM ARCHER: Organ

1. CDE 84389 SIR EDWARD ELGAR Choral Music

2. CDE 84446 DVORAK, Mass in D, With Motets by Bruckner and Brahms.

3. CDE 84500 Organ Favourites From Norwich(

Born in 1952 in Lytham, Lancashire, Malcolm Archer was educated at King Edward VII school.  He was awarded the R.J. Pitcher Organ Scholarship at the Royal College of Music and later became Organ Scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge.  He studied the organ with Ralph Downes, Gillian Weir and Nicholas Kynaston.  In 1976 he became Assistant Director of Music at Magdalen College School, Oxford, and combined this with the post of Assistant Organist at St. Clement Danes Church and Hampstead Parish Church.  In 1978, he was appointed Assistant Organist at Norwich Cathedral, where he has played for many broadcasts and recordings with the choir.  He has made first recordings of organ works by Herbert Howells and Sir Lennox Berkeley, and gives frequent recitals throughout Great Britain.

 


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