Edwin Henry Lemare (9 September – 24 September ) was an English organist and 3 Compositions for organ. Original; Transcriptions. Johannes Brahms; Edward Elgar; Richard Wagner. 4 Further reading . Here are nine of the 21 transcriptions of Wagner’s music that Lemare produced ( mainly) during his tenure at St Margaret’s, Westminster, in the s. Wagner, Edwin Henry Lemare, Giulio Mercati – Wagner / Lemare: Organ Transcriptions – Music.

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Begluckt darf nun dich ‘Pilgrims’ Chorus’ arr.

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Edwin Lemare – Wikipedia

Ride of the Valkyries arr. My heart reposes In beautiful thoughts so true. June light discloses Love’s olden dreams sparkling anew, Moonlight and roses Bring mem’ries of you. The player is thus playing on three manuals at once. The all-time greats Read about the artists who changed the world of classical music. Edwin Henry Lemare [N 1] 9 September — 24 September was an English organist and composer who lived the latter part of his life in the United States. Moonlight and roses Bring wonderful mem’ries of you.


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He became an organ professor and examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in Richard Wagner Composer Jonathan Vaughn org.

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Series I Original Compositions: After eight years of marriage, they were divorced and Lemare married Elsie Francis Reith.

Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. As a player, he had a very large repertoire and was in constant demand; he was the most highly paid organist of his day, and earned previously unheard-of sums lemae he went to America.

WAGNER Edwin Lemare Organ Transcriptions

The piece uses the technique known as thumbing down; the left hand plays an accompaniment on the choir manual, while the fingers of the right hand play the tune on the solo manual, and the thumb of the right hand simultaneously plays the tune on the great manual, in parallel sixths. September Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Lemare was born in Ventnoron the Isle of Wight on 9 September Of his many compositions for the organ, many are light music designed to show off the tone and capabilities of the huge organs of his day, and have fallen out of favour though Christopher Herrick has recorded some of Lemare’s music in his Organ Fireworks series. While organist lemarw Sheffield Parish Church, he eloped with Marian Broomhead Colton-Fox because her father, a well-known lawyer, did not approve of him.


Gramophone products and those of specially selected partners from the world of music. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Many of his transcriptions are still performed today, especially those he did of the works of Richard Wagner.

Edwin Lemare

To reproduce the many orchestral effects, colours and details entailed devising a whole range of new techniques — rapid changes of registration, playing on two manuals with one hand and so forth. He died in Hollywood, California. Magic Fire Music arr. He gave bi-weekly recitals at the Park Hall, Cardiff wagnwr, from ; this was followed by further appointments around Great Britain.