Author Archives: Michael Johnston

Why Should I Buy Your “Restored” Music?

“They say that the best things in life are free.” “They also say that you get what you pay for.” ——————————————————————— “OK, Smart Guy … Why should I buy your “restored” music when I can download stuff for free, that’s … Continue reading

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Faulkes Prelude on A Mighty Fortress Video

Ein’ Feste Burg Video for October’s Reformation Day I have added an excellent video to my page on the Festival Prelude on Ein’ Feste Burg by William Faulkes. It’s by Hermann Koop and you can watch his video on Youtube … Continue reading

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October Bundle Is Popular

“Thank you, Michael! I look forward to working on and performing this beautiful music!” —Washington DC, USA

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Ravel’s Pavane, Faulkes’s Fortress, Boex’s Rustic March, and Kinder’s Toccata

For October’s offering, I have chosen four pieces with two that are instantly recognized, one that is little known, and one which is seldom heard. I really hope there’s something for all tastes! ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. PAVANE (pour une … Continue reading

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Loving Some of the Titles You Have Available

Thank you so very much for your kind service and your letter. I bought these items for my friend who was a rink organist for over 40 years in the Philadelphia area. Since moving down here, he’s been performing on … Continue reading

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Summer Fancies, Vodorinski Three, Toy March, and Prometheus Creatures

Greetings, everyone. September’s offerings include a last fling of Summer (and it’s not The Last Rose of Summer), a March of the Toys, and a transcription of Beethoven’s Creatures of Prometheus. The most unusual item, though, is a set of … Continue reading

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Surprisingly Large, but Somehow Kept Out of Sight

The History Behind the Shelton High School Pipe Organ I love interns. Rachel Philipson, intern for the Shelton Herald, put this article together about a forgotten and abandoned organ. Yes, interns have the creativity and willingness to write about topics … Continue reading

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Our Proper Packing for International Delivery

“Thank you very much for the prompt service. The delivery arrived today without any damages or bends, due to your proper packing. Even the long way across the big water to Europe! It soon will be used for warm up … Continue reading

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On the Lookout for New Repertoire

On the Lookout for New Repertoire I received this note recently, and it made my day, week, and month! This kind of encouragement makes me want to continue restoring more and more organ music. Thank you very much indeed for … Continue reading

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Festival Prelude on Ein’ Feste Burg

Festival Prelude on Ein’ Feste Burg I have begun work on restoring organ music by William Faulkes, as some of you know by playing his Paraphrase on a Christmas Hymn (“O Little Town of Bethlehem”). I wanted to start with … Continue reading

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