6 Apr 2021

Naji HAKIM: Always My Heart Wanders, from Sakskøbing Præludier

From Music Alive, 8:10 pm on 6 April 2021

Performed as an encore by David Burchell on the organ of Auckland Town Hall.

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David Burchell

David Burchell Photo: supplied

Naji Hakim is a Lebanese-French organist and composer.

He held organist positions at Sacré Coeur and the Église de la Sainte-Trinité, Paris and teaches at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

He is particularly prolific as a composer

This prelude uses a Swedish Christmas tune and comes from a collection of works based on a publication of Scandinavian hymns by the Sakskøbing Church in Denmark.

Recorded by RNZ Concert, 15 November 2020
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Adrian Hollay