IN MEMORIAM (Music for Organ, Volume 1)

An organ piece which moves from solemn grieving to joyous peroration.

  • 2008
  • 4 minutes, 30 seconds
  • In memory of John W Davis MBE (1920 – 2008)


Listen on Spotify using the link below to hear In Memoriam:  organist Robert Marsh

The CD is available from Toccata Classics and can be purchased through their website using this link.

See a score extract (bars 48 – 60)  and hear the Chester organ:                               organist Robert Marsh

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‘In Memorium’ is published by UMP.


  1. 4 April 2009: Oakham Methodist Church, Rutland UK
  2. 1 May 2010: Maytime Concert of Words and Music at St John’s Church, Batheaston, Bath
  3. 15 August 2010: Memorial Evensong to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vickers Valiant plane (XD864) that crashed at nearby Spanhoe airfield on 12 August 1960 with the loss of five crew members. Harringworth Church, Northamptonshire
  4. 11 November 2012: Remembrance Day service at St Andrew’s Church, Glaston, Rutland
  5. 15 March 2014: Memorial Service for Elizabeth Treanor at All Hallows Church, Seaton, Rutland
  6. 23 February 2015: Funeral Service for Joan Elliott at Edgar Newman Chapel, Kettering, Northants, UK
  7. 13 November 2016 (2 Remembrance Day perfs):  (i) St Peter & St Paul Church, Wing, Rutland and St John the Baptist Church, North Luffenham, Rutland UK
  8. 12 November 2017 Remembrance Day service at Ickenham United Reformed Church, Middlesex, UK. Peter Williams 
  9. 12 November 2018: Funeral of Philip Berridge (1927-2018) at St Peter & St Paul Church, Wing, Rutland UK.
  10. 24 July 2019: Funeral of Robert Wills (1949-2019) at St Peter & St Paul Church, Uppingham, Rutland UK.
  11. 24 November 2019 (on piano) Eucharist service, St Peter & St Paul church, Uppingham, Rutland, UK.
  12. 11 September 2022: St Michael and All Angels Church, Ledbury, Herefordshire UK, during the signing of the book of condolences for Queen Elizabeth II
  13. 10 October 2022: Reigate Parish Church, Reigate, Surrey, UK. Robert Marsh 
  14. 12 October 2022: St. Hilda’s Church, Whitby, UK: part of an organ recital programme. Robert Marsh 
  15. 30 October 2022: St Leonard’s Church, Beauchamp Community, Newland, Worcestershire, UK Richard Lambert 
  16. 19 November 2022: Worcester Cathedral, Worcester, UK. Nicholas Freestone
  17. 1 May 2023: Christ Church, Skipton, Yorkshire, UK.  Robert Marsh
  18. 7 July 2023 St George’s Church, Jesmond, Tyne & Wear: part of an organ recital programme: Robert Marsh
  19. 23 February 2024 Christ Church, Skipton Yorkshire, UK: private organ recital: Robert Marsh
  20. 4 March 2024 Sherborne Abbey, Dorset UK: part of an organ recital programme: Robert Marsh

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