Transcriptions

Works transcribed and performed by Nigel Potts

"This (Two Trumpet Tunes by Purcell) arrangement feels quite idiomatic under the hands, is quite easy to learn,
and makes a good, energetic effect. What more can one want? "
The American Organist - November 2014

Morning-Star Music Publishers launched the 'Nigel Potts Transcription Series' in 2013.
To order these directly from Morning-Star, please click on the links below (#1-9) or to view all, click here
For enquires about obtaining transcriptions not presently published (#10-20), please email nigel@nigelpotts.com

Published by Morning-Star Music

  1. Vocalise, Opus 34, No. 14
    Sergei Rachmaninov
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  2. Overture to The Occasional Oratorio
    George Frideric Handel
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  3. Two Trumpet Tunes from 'King Arthur'
    Henry Purcell
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  4. Masonic Funeral Music for Orchestra (Maurerische Trauermusik) K. 477
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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  5. The Walk to the Paradise Garden - Intermezzo from A Village Romeo and Juliet
    Frederick Delius
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  6. Liebestraume, Opus 168, No.3
    Franz Liszt
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  7. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
    Frederick Delius

    Order Delius - On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  8. Allegro vivace from Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 ‘Jupiter’
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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  9. Mein Jesu, BWV 487
    Johann Sebastian Bach
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  10. Sospiri (for organ and optional harp)
    Sir Edward Elgar
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    Unpublished


  11. The Princesses’ Round from The Firebird Suite
    Igor Stravinsky
  12. Concert-Overture Froissart, Opus 19
    Sir Edward Elgar
  13. Fanfare for the Common Man
    Aaron Copland
  14. Three Song Transcriptions ('S Wonderful, Do It Again, Strike Up the Band)
    George Gershwin
  15. Adagio for Strings
    Samuel Barber
  16. Piano Concerto No.1 in F# minor (complete orchestral reduction for organ)
    Sergei Rachmaninov
  17. Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor (complete orchestral reduction for organ)
    Sergei Rachmaninov
  18. Sea Pictures, Opus 37 (complete orchestral reduction for organ)
    Sir Edward Elgar
  19. Wesendonck-Lieder (complete orchestral reduction for organ)
    Richard Wagner
  20. The Angel's Farewell from 'The Dream of Gerontius' (for mezzo soprano, organ and optional chorus and/or harp)
    Sir Edward Elgar
  21. Tristan und Isolde, Prelude to Act 1 (Wagner's Concert Ending)
    Richard Wagner


Some transcriptions have also been recorded by Nigel Potts:

Wagner's Prelude to Act 1 from Tristan und Isolde
can be heard on You-Tube. Please click here.
Handel's
Overture to The Occasional Oratorio can be heard on You-Tube. Please click here.
Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor
can be heard on You-Tube. Please click here.

Vocalise
by Rachmaninov has been recorded by Nigel Potts on CD 'Around the World in 80 minutes' which is available from Amazon.com

Allegro vivace
from Symphony No. 41 and the Masonic Funeral Music for Orchestra by Mozart was recorded
by Nigel Potts on CD ‘So Mote It Be!’ (CD: sold out)

The Walk to the Paradise Garden by Delius has been recorded by Nigel Potts in live concert from Woolsey Hall,
Yale University, and can be heard on Pipedreams Please click here.

In 2009, Nigel recorded a program of transcriptions (including the Bach, Purcell, Liszt & Delius (Cuckoo) ) on the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ for Philadelphia's WRTI-FM radio and web broadcast program 'The Wanamaker Organ Hour'.