Songs and organ music from the 17th & 18th century

Free lunchtime recital on Friday 12th October 1.30pm.  Join us for a programme of songs and organ music from the 17th & 18th century.

Clare Griffel – voice
David Griffel – organ


O quam tu pulchra es,  Alessandro Grandi (1586 – 1630)
Exultate Deo,  Dario Castello (c. 1590 – 1658)

Canzon quarta: La Pace,  Giovanni Cima (c.1570 – 1622)
Toccata cromatica per le levatione,  Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583 – 1643)

O Lord, whose mercies numberless (Saul), George Frederick Handel (1685 – 1759)

Voluntary: Largo molto; Spiritoso, Samuel Wesley (1766 – 1837)

Their land brought forth frogs (Israel in Egypt), Handel


Clare is a singer with a particular interest in early music and in contemporary music; she is a singing teacher in Bristol, and a visiting teacher in the Bristol University Department of Music.  Clare has performed in many parts of the UK and overseas, with various ensembles including Musica Mundi.

David plays harpsichord, clavichord, and early organs without pedals, like the New Room instrument. He is the harpsichordist of the ensemble Musica Mundi, and together with Clare has recently given recitals on the fine 18th century clavichord in the Bate Collection, Oxford.

Musica Mundi is performing in the Bristol Early Music Festival next May; more information is online at

  • 12th October 2018 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 1:30 pm