Listen to the Music

Eric Thiman sound recordings available online

O that Men Would Praise the Lord
Sung by the choir of Southwell Minster

Three Pieces for Organ
Played by Simon Hogan on the Organ of Southwell Minster

  • Meditation on the Hymn Tune 'Slane'
  • Pavane
  • Postlude Alla Marcia

Shenandoah (arranged for Strings and Piano)

Billy Boy (arranged for Strings and Piano)

Songs of Sailors and of the Sea

Go Lovely Rose

In the Bleak Midwinter

Carol of the Birds

Dance for a Children's party

Meditation on a Virgin Most Pure

I Love all Graceful Things

Plus the following items on the CD produced by the Thiman Collection

1. Morning Hymn (Three Choral Songs of Praise, No 1)
2. I praised the earth (Three Choral Songs of Praise, No 2)
3. A Morning Prayer
4. Who would true valour see
5. Scherzetto for Flutes (Organ)
6. There is a stream
7. Fight the good fight
8. Lord, think on me
9. March for a Pageant (Organ)
10. Seek ye the Lord
11. Let Thy merciful ears, O Lord
12. Te Deum in D flat

13. The man in the moon
14. Evening in the birchpath
15. Away to Rio
16. The path to the moon
17. She walks in beauty
18. The Swans
19. Madonna and Child
20. I wandered lonely as a cloud

Organ Music via Facebook

Friend of the Collection, and former member of the congregation of the City Temple in Thiman's time, Bramwell Bourne, has recorded a number of Thiman's organ pieces on Facebook:

Pieces so far include
All 8 of Interludes Set 3
Trumpet Tune and Air
On an Irish Air
Pastorale on Quem Pastores
March for a Pageant
Postlude on Hanover
Pastorale on Domius Regit Me
Postlude for Whitsunday
Gloria in Excelsis
Jupiter Theme (arranged EHT)
Scherzetto for the Flutes from Hovingham Sketches

Eric Thiman on Youtube

Here is a selection of Thiman pieces which you can find on Youtube:

Piano Music

Suite for Piano

Flood time

Suite in E for two pianos

Sonata in one movement (recently discovered)
(NB: part of a recital – the Thiman starts at 23 minutes, 52 seconds)

Organ Music

Postlude on Adeste Fideles

Meditation on a Traditional Hymn Tune

Six Pieces in Various Styles

Finale in D Minor

Trumpet Tune and Air

Postlude in F

Holst Jupiter arr Thiman

Improvisation on Crimond

Interlude on the Hymn Tune Vienna

Pavane (3 Pieces No 2)

Postlude Alla Marcia (3 Pieces No 3)

Meditation on the Hymn Tune Slane (3 Pieces No 1)

Solo Songs – sacred

The Wilderness:

Jesus the very thought of Thee

The God of Love

A Seasonal Thanksgiving (sung in Swedish)

My Master hath a Garden

Songs – Secular

The Path to the Moon

Snow at Christmas

I Love all Graceful Things

The Skylark

I wandered Lonely as a Cloud

The Silver Birch

Autumn Sunset

The Shepherd

The King of Song

I Hear Spring Calling

Vocal duet

Spring Wind performed as a vocal duet

Communion Service in D Minor



Sanctus and Benedictus

Agnus Dei


Jesus Shall Reign

Draw Nigh and Take the Body of the Lord

I Will Lay Me Down in Peace

O That Men would Praise the Lord

O wondrous love (arr.)

The Souls of the Righteous

Immortal Invisible

How Lovely are Thy Dwellings (Female voices)

Let all the world in every corner sing

Sing Alleluia Forth (from LP of 1930 Festival at Alexandra Palace)

Ye Holy Angels Bright

O Christ, the Heaven's Eternal King

O God of Love

Draw Nigh and take the body

King of Glory

Psalm 23, a recently discovered work for Soprano Solo, SATB choir and piano, duartion 5.5. minutes


Oh No John

Go Lovely Rose

The Fairy Shoemaker

She is my Slender Small Love


Spring wind – performed as a choral SA piece

Christmas Music

A Christmas Rhapsody

Of the Father's Love Begotten


Dance for a Children's Party

Rejection and Romance

Country Villages

Farming Life




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