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by Luke Parkin

Improvisations from the Great Helmut Wolff Organ Opus 46
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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1. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Is Condemned to Death
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2. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Falls the First Time
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3. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Receives the Cross
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4. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Meets the Women of Jeruselem
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5. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Is Stripped of His Garments
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6. Lustre-Stations of the Cross-Jesus meets his mother
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7. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Falls the Second Time
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8. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Veronica Wipes Jesus's Face
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9. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Falls the Third Time
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10. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Is Nailed to the Cross
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11. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Dies On the Cross
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12. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus' Body Is Removed
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13. Lustre-stations of the Cross-Jesus Is Laid in the Tomb
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14. Sketches for Organ 1
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15. Sketches for Organ 2
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16. Sketches for Organ 4
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17. Sketches for Organ 6
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18. Sketches for Organ 7
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LUSTRE will be available from the following online retailers only:

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LUSTRE was Luke Parkin's final instrumental release of 2007. The organ, The HELLMUTH WOLFF & ASSOCIES LTEE ORGAN, OPUS 47, 2005 of Victoria, British Columbia, at Christ Church Cathedral is one of the great modern Gothic masterpieces of organ building in North America. The record features Parkin’s lavish improvisations and his Stations of the Cross~Lenten Meditations. Parkin spent over two years playing the magnificent organ while he was Organ Scholar at the Cathedral under Director of Music Michael Gormley. For details about the instrument please visit

The organ stoplist is as follows:

Hauptwerk - II

Rückpositiv - I
Praestant 16' Quintadena 16'
Octave 8' Principal 8'
Spitzflöt 8' Rohrflöt 8'
Flöt travers 8' Octave 4'
Octave 4' Koppelflöt 4'
Hohlflöt 4' Nasat 2 2/3'
Quint 2 2/3' Superoctave 2'
Superoctave 2 Terz 1 3/5'
Cornet V Mixtur IV
Mixtur V or VI Dulcian 16'
Fagott 16' Trompete 8'
Trompette 8' Krummhorn 8'

Oberwerk - IV

Unterwerk - III
Suavial 8' Lieblich Gedackt 16'
Copula major 8' Principal 8'
Quintadena 8' Bordun 8'
Octava 4' Salicional 8'
Copula minor 4' Unda maris 8'
Violetta 4' Octava 4'
Hörnli II Nachthorn 4'
Fletl 2' Flagiolet 2'
Oberquinte 1 1/3' Mixtur V
Mixtur VI Basson 16'
Trompete 8' Trompette 8'
Vox humana 8' Oboe 8'
Clairon 4'


Bordun 32'
Principalbaß 16'
Subaß 16'
Octavbaß 8'
Flötbaß 8'
Choralbaß 4'
Rauschpfeife V
Kontraposaune 32'
Posaunenbaß 16'
Trompetenbaß 8'
Trompette 8'
Schalmey 4'

Couplers and Accessories

Accouplements / Couplers:


RP Tacet - Unison off Manual I

Tremulant HW/OW
Tremulant RP
Tremulant UW

Stabiler Wind (Winkers)
Echo (opens Unterwerk rear louvers)


About the Artist:

Luke Parkin is one of the younger generation’s most expansive, prolific and multidimensional artists. His ever growing portfolio of works, represent a massive array of musical influences from contemporary classical to electronic pop and experimental genres. As a composer his compositions present a dazzling fusion of sound.

His tremendous aptitude for improvisation of classical forms caused him to study and compile a huge number of albums in both the commercial and contemporary classical music worlds while living and working in Los Angeles, CA.

Parkin has been featured in over 60 music and lifestyle magazines and newspaper publications across the United States, Canada and Europe and has been heard on major Commercial & University Radio Stations. He is also published in the Canada Collections, National Archives. In April He lead radio discussions on tone poetry and artistic process that have been included in classroom discussions and literary groups in the United States and Europe.

Parkin keeps an active dossier of charity work. In Summer 2oo6 he was chosen as the national print model for the 2006 Print Ad Media Awareness Campaign for the Tourette Syndrome Association of America. He is recently working with the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada as a goodwill ambassador,

Another Wild and Peculiar Joy, and The 29 tangos composed and recorded in February & March, 2007 feature rhapsodic interpretations inspired by Canadian literary icons, Anne Carson & the late Irving Layton

Parkin’s latest commercial projects include a major collaboration with producer Corwin Fox and pop vocalist Moira. Synesthesia and The Classitronika Collection are complex, high energy remixes of the best of Parkin’s electronic music.


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