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Weihnactslied, Stille Nacht, Silent Night 200 Years Old

Silent Night Four Ways In 1815, Joseph Mohr (1792–1848) was ordained a priest. Fr Joseph became Assistant Parish Priest for St Nikolas Kirche in Oberndorf, Austria, in 1817. One year prior to this, in 1816, he wrote a poem titled … Continue reading

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Norwegian Villagers, WWI Memory, Biltmore’s Organist, & Callaerts Sonata 1

Can you believe it’s August already? For this month’s selections, I have tried to offer a lot of variety. For those who want a challenge, I chose a sonata by a great Belgian organist. For those who want to remember … Continue reading

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Nevin’s Sketches of the City in New Recording

Nevin’s Sketches of the City in New Recording Gordon Balch Nevin felt strongly that the average person could relate more to program music than to absolute music. This is, of course, not what we were taught in school! Way back … Continue reading

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Howard Savage Recording to Share

Howard Savage Recording to Share If you love romantic music, if you (like me) enjoy “decadent” organ music that sends the hard-core Neo-Baroquists into fits, if you love musical organ performances that include chimes … then you must hear Steve … Continue reading

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Another Gatty Sellars Recording to Share

Another Gatty Sellars Recording to Share I am pleased to share a wonderful recording of “Overture Fantastique” by Gatty Sellars. It was played by David E Lamb on his outstanding Hauptwerk installation using the Hereford Cathedral Willis samples. The poster … Continue reading

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Looking Everywhere for this Lemare Transcription

“Perfect, thank you. I was looking everywhere for this Lemare transcription [March from Aida]; so very pleased I found this. Please do add me to your mailing list. Best wishes.”—United Kingdom

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Becker’s Chapel, Ropartz Bells, Nevin’s Silver Clouds, and Stoughton’s Arabian Nights

It has been very hot this year, earlier than usual, and so I chose four selections that cannot be described as “hot.” All of these are either atmospheric or programmatic and so fit Michael’s Music Service’s idea of specializing in … Continue reading

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A March-Scherzo, a Sparkling Fountain, More Callaerts, and a Dancing Donkey

Many of us in the USA are preparing a Patriotic Program for next month, so I have decided to offer you four pieces that have nothing at all to do with Patriotic music. Please read below to see what is … Continue reading

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An Irish Legend, A Holy Night, A Special Star, and A Sentimental Meditation

An Irish Legend, A Holy Night, A Special Star, and A Sentimental Meditation May’s pieces are an assortment that I think you will like. Two of them tell a story that everyone can enjoy, one is based on a hymntune, … Continue reading

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Ellsasser III, Walmisley’s Larghetto, Military Scene by AGO Founder, and Dello Joio’s Neopolitan Night

For April’s pieces, I have chosen some shorter pieces which together are priced at only $24 plus shipping. I think they are quality music, just short. Please read below to see what is interesting to you. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. … Continue reading

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