John Ogdon (piano)

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Recordings

  • Altarus Records AIR-CD9075 (May 1989)
    • Track 1-11: Opus Clavicembalisticum (286:50)
    • Track 1: I Introito (2:49)
    • Track 2: II Preludio-Corale (13:20)
    • Track 3: III Fuga I quator vocibus (12:36)
    • Track 4: IV Fantasia (4:19)
    • Track 5: V Fuga II duplex (18:06)
    • Track 6: VI Interludium primum (Thema cum XLIX variationibus) (58:09)
    • Track 7: VII Cadenza I (4:22)
    • Track 8: VIII Fuga tertia triplex (45:16)
    • Track 9: IX Interludium alterum (72:58)
    • Track 10: X Cadenza II (3:04)
    • Track 11: XI Fuga IV quadruplex – XII Coda-Stretta (51:51)

Pieces performed

Performances

  • 01/12/1959 John Ogdon (piano)
    Townfoot House (home of Ronald Stevenson), West Linton, Scotland
    Private reading
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum
  • 14/07/1988 John Ogdon (piano)
    Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, UK
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum
  • 02/11/1988 John Ogdon (piano)
    Skinners’ Hall, Dowgate Street, London, UK
    Cornhill Festival of British Music
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum

Broadcasts etc.

  • 15/07/1988 John Ogdon (piano)
    BBC World Service, London, UK [B]
    “Outlook” programme
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [i[x]]
  • 16/07/1988 John Ogdon (piano)
    BBC World Service, London, UK [R]
    “Outlook” programme
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [i[x]]
  • 26/07/1988 John Ogdon (piano)
    Cleveland Lodge (home of Lady Susi Jeans), Dorking, UK [+]
    Organists’ Summer School: Illustrated Lecture
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [i,ii[x]]
  • 18/01/1989 John Ogdon (piano)
    BBC Radio 4, London, UK [+B]
    “Kaleidoscope” programme
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [11[x]]
  • 19/03/1989 John Ogdon (piano)
    LWT (London Weekend Television), London, UK [B]
    “South Bank Show” programme
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [6,12[x]]
  • 19/09/1989 John Ogdon (piano)
    Channel 4 Television, London, UK [R]
    repeat from LWT (London Weekend Television)
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [6,12[x]]
  • 24/09/1989 John Ogdon (piano)
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [7]
  • 27/12/1989 John Ogdon (piano)
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+R]
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [7]
  • 01/03/1990 John Ogdon (piano)
    Lecture room, Royal College of Music, London, UK [+]
    Lecture-recital
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [6,9,12[x]]
  • 14/08/1990 John Ogdon (piano)
    WFUV Radio, New York NY, USA [+B]
    “Concert Grande” programme
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [3,4,5]
  • 09/08/1992 John Ogdon (piano)
    Radio Bremen, Bremen, Germany [+B]
    Hauptabteilung E-Musik, Redaktion Neue Musik
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [1,9,11x,12]
  • 10/08/1992 John Ogdon (piano)
    Channel 2, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, Stockholm, Sweden [+B]
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [1,2]
  • 17/08/1992 John Ogdon (piano)
    Channel 2, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation, Stockholm, Sweden [+B]
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [iii]
  • 29/10/1992 John Ogdon (piano)
    École de Musique, Salle Henri-Gagnon Université Laval, Québec, Canada [+]
    Sorabji centenary lecture (Marc-André Roberge)
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [6x,9x]
  • 04/09/2001 John Ogdon (piano)
    WDR (Radio), Köln, Germany [+B]
    Atlas der Moderne 166: presentation by Jens Hagestedt
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [x]
  • 12/11/2002 John Ogdon (piano)
    WDR (Radio), Köln, Germany [+B]
    Atlas der Moderne 166: presentation by Jens Hagestedt
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [x]
  • 23/06/2004 John Ogdon (piano)
    WPRB, Princeton NJ, USA [+B]
    “Classical Discoveries” programme
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [1,5]
  • 11/07/2005 John Ogdon (piano)
    WPRB, Princeton NJ, USA [+B]
    “Classical Discoveries” programme
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum
  • 07/10/2007 John Ogdon (piano)
    BBC Radio 3, London, UK [+B]
    Iain Burnside’s playlist
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum [x]
  • 19/01/2011 John Ogdon (piano)
    CJUM, Winnipeg, Canada [+B]
    • 50 Opus Clavicembalisticum