(1982 -Rhapsody for organ)
Duration: ca 10'30"
United Music Publishers 1989
Winner of First and Second Prizes, Lloyd's Bank National Composition Award, Cornhill Festival, London, 1982
This work is available on CD as part of Volume 3 in the Live at Christ Church series of recordings by the Choir and Organists of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. The Australian virtuoso Tristan Russcher, Assistant Organist at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, performs 'Empyrean' by Francis Pott in a programme which also includes works by Bach, Couperin, Vierne, Mulet, Dupré, Langlais, Peeters and Ian Farrington. The recital is given on the Cathedral's fine Kenneth Jones instrument, installed in 1984 and restored in 2003-2004. This CD is available for purchase online at the Cathedral's website: www.cccdub.ie .
Organists' Review, 1989
Honest music of a quality that is rare in the contemporary organ repertoire. Most striking is the ability to develop ideas into a convincing and strong structure. A highly effective concert piece