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We seem to be experiencing a healthy and entirely appropriate resurgence of interest in Britain’s late 19th- and early 20th-century organ literature. Spearheaded by Daniel Cook’s wonderful recordings for Priory of Alcock, Stanford and Sumsion, other British players seem to have discovered the motivation to seek out the music composed for the sort of organs over which they most often preside. This release is no exception; while searching for music to record on the elegant Father Willis/Harrison organ at Edinburgh’s Episcopal Cathedral, organist Duncan Ferguson discovered the music of the prolific Liverpudlian William Faulkes, whose compositions found popularity on both sides of the Atlantic and were championed by both Best and

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