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It Will Be Fun to Try to Play It All Myself!

“Thanks. I look forward to receiving it.  When I was at school, I used to accompany this piece on the piano as we had several good violinists who liked to play it.  It will be fun to try to play … Continue reading

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Fantastic March to Faulkes’s Spring towards A Sweet Chariot in Perpetual Motion

February’s announcement contains my first restoration of that great Italian organist, Enrico Bossi, in his arrangement of the music of Paganini, the great violin virtuoso. Also included is the first of three by Richard Ellsasser and the first by a … Continue reading

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Listening to the Ballet Egyptien Played on the Organ

Listening to the Ballet Egyptien Played on the Organ I posted on January 1 the page with the restoration of Fred Feibel’s arrangement of Luigini’s classic suite, Ballet Egyptien. I could not find a recording of Feibel’s arrangement, so I … Continue reading

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Restored Organ Music of 2017

Restored Organ Music of 2017 Here is a list of the music I restored during 2017. Looking back on these is a real pleasure for me. I hope you found some of them useful and enjoyable to play. In any … Continue reading

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Bedell’s Noel, Gaul’s Manger, Callaerts’s Op 28, and Fred’s Egyptian Ballet

Bedell’s Noel, Gaul’s Manger, Callaerts’s Op 28, and Fred’s Egyptian Ballet Happy New Year! I just couldn’t fit all the great Christmas music into the last two months, so I am including two more Christmas pieces in the January announcement. … Continue reading

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Christmas March to Bethlehem in a Great Chorus that Brightly Shines

This December’s offering consists of three Christmas pieces to help put you in the mood plus an energetic Grand Choeur by Hollins for New Year’s. One of the Christmas pieces is my first restoration of music written by Carl Mueller. … Continue reading

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Playing for Years from an Ancient Copy

Thank you. I’ve played the Candlyn for years from an ancient A P Schmidt copy so I’m delighted to have a newly printed copy … likewise the Jenkins set. —New York, USA Candlyn.PreludeOnDivinumMysterium.html Jenkins.DawnAndNight.html

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All Hollow’s Eve on a IV/77 Schantz

All Hollow’s Eve on a IV/77 Schantz I am pleased to share Jim Roman’s performance of Robert Leech Bedell’s “All Hollow’s Eve” on the Grace Presbyterian Schantz. It’s a lot of fun and Jim does an outstanding of communicating the … Continue reading

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New Recording of Johnston’s Forest Vesper

Edward F Johnston’s Forest Vesper (Nocturne) Edward F Johnston (photo above from 1919, 5 years after this music was published) was not a relative of mine. Let’s get that one out of the way. I have, though, been drawn to … Continue reading

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Of the Father’s Love, Ropartz’s Varied Theme, Faulkes’s Carillon, and Federlein’s Grand Choeur Militare

Oh Boy, for November’s offering, I have chosen four pieces that absolutely have to please everyone! The Candlyn Divinum Mysterium was the most requested piece of 2016-17. I offer the only recording I could find, and that is John Apple … Continue reading

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