Category Archives: Church

Suitable for church use, worship services, preludes, postludes, communion, service music

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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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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Fancy That!, Callaerts Op 23, Ludwig van Organ, Christian Debussy

Greetings, everyone. Selections for the month of July include music from Beethoven and Debussy which make for some musical “meat.” To deal with the Summer heat, I recommend “Fancies” by Sellars. Thank you very much to those of you who … Continue reading

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Seth’s Lamb, Ashmall’s Six, RenĂ©’s March, and Evans’s Horses

Greetings! Can you believe it’s June already! My selections this month include a great transcription of a famous orchestral piece, some forgotten music, some unusual Communion music, and a Pope-less March. Thank you very much to those of you who … Continue reading

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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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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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