Charles Tournemire

French composer and organist Charles Tournemire was born in Bordeaux on 22 January 1870 and lived until 3 November 1939. He toured Europe giving organ recitals and also wrote about organ-playing. You can read more about his life and music by reading Andrew Thomson's article published at Music & Vision Magazine in September 1999.


A selection of articles about Charles Tournemire

Ensemble. Packed With Good Things - Roderic Dunnett reports from the 2019 Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester

All Reeds Blazing - Roger Sayer at the Derby Cathedral organ console impresses Mike Wheeler

Historical Spread - Michael Overbury's Derby Cathedral organ recital impresses Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. A Sense of Joy - The Gough Duo at Derby Cathedral impresses Tony Westerman

Sensitively Played - A recital by Stephen Disley, heard by Mike Wheeler