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Chorale Prelude on Wheatley, for organ (1916)

• Composition: The manuscript is dated 16 August 1916
First Performance:  Sunday, 17 September 1916. Cathedral Church of Christ the King, Oxford. Henry Ley organ.
Craggs Catalogue Number: C3
Instrumentation: Organ solo
Manuscript: The British Library, Manuscript Collections, Add. 52384. Titled ‘Choral Prelude on Wheatley’. Dated ‘August 16th. 1916’.
Publication: This work has never been published.
Recordings: This work has never been recorded for commercial release.  A recording was made, at the organ of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, for the Walton documentary At the Haunted End of the Day(1981), directed by Tony Palmer for ITV.