Thomas Tremain (born 1737) was an English organist.
Tremain had been an articled pupil of Thomas Capell for seven years from 1751. In 1765, he unsuccessfully applied for the post of Organist at St Stephen's Church, Walbrook in the City of London. He became Capell's second Deputy Organist (of Chichester Cathedral) in 1771, following the dismissal of Richard Hall due to his 'neglect of duty'. Tremain was also Master of the Choristers at Chichester, but was dismissed from both posts in favour of William Walond Jr..
Thomas Capell was an English organist.
St Stephen Walbrook is a church in the City of London, part of the Church of England's Diocese of London. The present domed building was erected to the designs of Sir Christopher Wren following the destruction of its medieval predecessor in the Great Fire of London in 1666. It is located in Walbrook, next to the Mansion House, and near to Bank and Monument Underground stations.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London. It constituted most of London from its settlement by the Romans in the 1st century AD to the Middle Ages, but the agglomeration has since grown far beyond the City's borders. The City is now only a tiny part of the metropolis of London, though it remains a notable part of central London. Administratively, it forms one of the 33 local authority districts of Greater London; however, the City of London is not a London borough, a status reserved for the other 32 districts. It is also a separate county of England, being an enclave surrounded by Greater London. It is the smallest county in the United Kingdom.
He continued his organist career in Andover in the 1780s, during which time he published two collections of church music.
Chichester Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Chichester. It is located in Chichester, in Sussex, United Kingdom. It was founded as a cathedral in 1075, when the seat of the bishop was moved from Selsey.
Thomas Weelkes was an English composer and organist. He became organist of Winchester College in 1598, moving to Chichester Cathedral. His works are chiefly vocal, and include madrigals, anthems and services.
Alan John Thurlow is an English organist. He is best known as having been Organist and Master of the Choristers of Chichester Cathedral between 1980 and 2008.
Horace Arthur Hawkins was an English classical organist. He succeeded Harvey Grace as organist and Master of the Choristers at Chichester Cathedral. The Cathedral Chapter tried to entice the noted musical educator Geoffrey Shaw into the organist's seat, but it was not to be; after a long interregnum, they appointed Hawkins on his retirement from Hurstpierpoint College, where he had been organist for 22 years.
Sarah Baldock is an English organist and choral conductor, formerly the Organist and Master of the Choristers of Chichester Cathedral. She is notable as one of the earliest women to be appointed to the senior music post at a Church of England cathedral. She was married to counter-tenor David Hurley. Baldock has become known as a popular soloist in the UK and abroad.
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James Thomas MA FRCO is an English organist and choirmaster. He has held several liturgical posts at cathedrals, including Blackburn, Chichester and St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
Philip Armes was an English organist, notably holding posts at Rochester, Chichester and Durham Cathedral.
Henry Robert Bennett (c.1819-c.1896) was an English organist who held the position of Organist and Master of the Choristers at Chichester Cathedral from 1848 to 1860.
Thomas Bennett was an English organist.
James Target was an English organist, and notably the first Organist and Master of the Choristers of Chichester Cathedral, after the posts of 'Organist' and 'Master of the Choristers' were merged in 1801.
William Walond was an English organist, and the last Organist of Chichester Cathedral before the post was merged with 'Master of the Choristers' in 1801.
Thomas Barber was an English musician and singer. He was the last Master of the Choristers of Chichester Cathedral before the position was merged with the Organist post in 1801.
Richard Hall was an English organist.
Thomas Kelway was an English organist and composer.
Thomas Lewis was an English organist.
William Eames was an English organist.
Thomas Coring was an English organist.
Charles Harrison has been Organist and Master of the Choristers of Chichester Cathedral since September 2014, succeeding Sarah Baldock. He has also held musical posts at Southwell Minster, Carlisle and Lincoln Cathedral.
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William Walond Jr.