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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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James Hammann Plays Kinder’s Toccata in D

James Hammann Plays Kinder’s Toccata in D I am pleased to share a great performance by Jim on the organ above, the 2014 rebuild and enlargement of Aeolian-Skinner, Op 894 (1932) by Schantz. The organ is in the chapel of … Continue reading

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Halloween Is Coming Soon

“Thank you so much for your help in getting this order out quickly. I’m playing the Danse Macabre with a colleague of mine for a Halloween organ concert, and I’m doing a solo of the Fugue in F minor (the … 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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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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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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Pedal Study, Chorale Canons, Parachutists March, and Our Old Folks

August is for many in the USA “vacation month.” I have chosen two selections which are indeed vacation-worthy, but the other two are solid technique builders. Read below to find out which is which. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. TWO SETS … Continue reading

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Gatty Sellars Music and American Tour

Gatty Sellars Music and American Tour Enjoy this brief article from 1916 which appeared in multiple publications announcing the fifth American tour for Sellars. It also includes mention of this month’s restoration of his “Fancies”: Fischer & Bro are “… … Continue reading

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