Voluntary (Volume 1, No. 1 in C) John Stanley (1713-1786)
Verse in A Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
A Fancy in C fa ut Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Ciaconna in G Georg Muffat (1653-1704)
Chorale Prelude Wir glauben all an einen Gott Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Concerto in F (movements 1 & 2) The Cuckoo and the Nightingale George Frederick Handel (1685-1759)
Pastorale (BWV 590) movements 2 - 4 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
David Oldfield, organ
David Oldfield was born in Sheffield and educated at King Edward VII School where he began his musical education with Norman Barnes, both the Head of Music and his organ teacher. After a string of distinctions in Associated Board exams, David was offered an unconditional place at the Royal Northern College of Music where he studied with Eric Chadwick (organ), Geoffrey Barber (choir training) and John Bertalot. Upon graduation, David studied with his great friend and mentor Michael English - a highly respected figure in the world of church music, particularly in Royal School of Church Music circles.
David has since worked as a school teacher, private teacher of organ, piano and singing and as a recitalist. He has worked on Royal School of Church Music courses since 1977 and more recently has been a member of the Advisory Board to the Council and is also an examiner for RSCM Bishops’ and Deans' Awards.
David specialises in early music, Baroque music - especially Bach and Handel - and contemporary classical music. He has made a particular study of Tudor Church Music, a subject and period dear to his heart, but is equally devoted to the great cathedral repertoire - especially S S Wesley, Stanford, Parry, Howells, Sumsion and Darke.
After eight years at All Saints’ Woodham, with its fine three manual Harrison & Harrison organ, David recently moved to Saint Matthew’s, Park Hill, Croydon. He is also involved in the music at Saint Michael’s Croydon and the choir Poscimur and is now actively pursuing his interests as a recitalist.A past President of the Surrey Organists’ Association, David is interested in education and outreachand also indulges himself, when time permits, driving buses and coaches, reading and also loves the countryside - especially the Peak District - architecture and local history.