An introduction to playing styles with Daniel Moult: 1 Byrd to Purcell

Written and presented by Daniel Moult, this series of videos introduces the main stylistic areas of five significant organ schools, with discussion of the more contentious & lesser known aspects of these periods. Daniel explains how to build up musically persuasive performances, on the organs of Jesus College, St John’s College, Queen’s College, & Exeter College, Oxford, & Oxford Town Hall. The first two videos in the series can be viewed below: an introduction, followed by a discussion of the playing style for the early English School, from Byrd to Purcell. Links…