Mr. P. A. Jeffery

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (15 of 15)
Location: Kent, UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 599,866 - Total Helpful Votes: 15 of 15
The Rose in the Middle of Winter, Carols by Bob Ch&hellip ~ Commotio
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb choral singing, 30 Nov 2013
This collection of Chilcott's Christmas choral works is superbly sung by Commotio - Matthew Berry's highly accomplished choir. There is enormous variety in textures, helped by several instruments used to accompany the choir. The music is wonderful. Chilcott has the same melodic gifts as John Rutter but his harmonies are what mark him out as a great composer of choral music. This CD is very warmly recommended.
Gillian Weir: The King of Instruments (BBC 1989: b&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Dame Gillian Weir
11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
My wife gave me Dame Gillian's DVD for Christmas - I remember the series televised on BBC back in 1989, so I knew I was in for a treat!

The menu system allows you to watch seperate episodes or individual pieces. Many cornerstones of the organ repertoire are included, but for me the French romantic music played at Stockholm and Rouen are really outstanding. It is wonderful to see Dame Gillian's playing at close quarters - the seemingly effortless technique and consumate musicianship. There are no page-turners or stop-pullers to distract the viewer.

Dame Gillian's commentaries in between the pieces are concise, humorous and yet most informative and her many different… Read more
5.0 out of 5 stars Great TV table for a low price, 18 May 2010
This TV table was simple to put together and looks great. It was a lot cheaper than similar products. We are very pleased with such a great-looking TV table.