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Pearce Pieces, Italian Songs, Sellars Lamb, and Incredible Trouble

Greetings, everyone. The four selections for May have as much diversity as you could imagine. There are transcriptions of famous instrumental music, Italian hymns and patriotic songs, and a beloved spiritual. NOTE ON SHIPPING OUTSIDE THE USA. I now have … Continue reading

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Sinking of Titanic in Organ Music

Sinking of Titanic in Organ Music After a recent organ concert which contained music by Sigfrid Karg-Elert, John Apple was talking with Stefan Engels, and he related a short story about the Titanic, “Nearer My God to Thee,” and a … Continue reading

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A Princely Toccata, a Harp Solo, a New World Largo, and More Belgium Gems

April’s pieces begin with the only published organ piece of the late Bruce Prince-Joseph. There is a lovely solo for harp and the most recognizable Largo your audience will know, “Goin’ Home.” The last is another volume of the music … Continue reading

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World Water Day 2017

World Water Day 2017 In honor or World Water Day, March 22, 2017, I would like to offer some of the pieces I’ve restored that relate to water. Matthews.Fountain.html Fletcher.FountainReverie.html Savage.CascadesInTheSunlight.html Dethier.Caprice.html Strauss-Lemare.BlueDanube.html

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One of the Best

One of the Best I received a wonderful new recording of the A L Barnes Triple Fugue in G Minor to share with you. It’s by Jillian Gardner on the big Petty-Madden at Baylor University in Texas. You can visit … Continue reading

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March Mauro-Cottone Melodies, Eccentric Edmundson Epiphany, & Cuthbert’s Crazy Caprice

After more than a year of working on the restoration of the two volumes of Mauro-Cottone’s music, I am proud to announce it for March. If you don’t know about him, I hope you will read the capsule biography (link … Continue reading

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February Love in A Deep River while Dancing to a Chromatic Sonata

The good news is that for February, I am really pleased to share three recordings of the four pieces with you. Many of you have written to me that hearing a piece is an important part of deciding whether you … Continue reading

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Marilyn Oakes Plays Thayer’s Fugue

Thayer’s Sonata II, Fugue on “America,” Marilyn Oakes Watch this fine performance of the Fugue on “God Save the Queen,” which is known to Americans as “America.” It’s from Eugene Thayer’s Sonata II, and it has had a life separate … Continue reading

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A Wedding Song, Some Sunlight, The Bells, and A Mighty Fortress

As I wrote last month, I couldn’t wait for 2016 to be over. May 2017 turn out better! The pieces for January present several styles which I hope will appeal to you. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. CANTIL├łNE NUPTIALE, by Herbert … Continue reading

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Swinnen’s Aria, Bedell’s Pedal Toccata, Callaerts’s Opus 21, and Nevin’s Toccata in D Minor

As I write this announcement, my area is continuing to recover after flood damage, thousands have evacuated because of forest fires, and tornadoes appeared last night. I can’t wait for 2016 to be over! In my last announcement for this … Continue reading

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