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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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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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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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Christmas Eve Can Be Tiring

“Hi, Michael and John! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and I know it was filled with music. Mine was! On Christmas Eve, I played 30+ minutes of my favorite Christmas things, then 30 minutes of boisterous carols, plus … 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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Dieckmann’s Processional, Ryder’s Grand March, Fricker’s Romance, and Three by Satie

Greetings, all. Autumn is my favorite season, and I think many of us start learning new music at this time of year. Here are four selections that I hope will stimulate your creative senses and motivate you! ORGAN SHEET MUSIC … Continue reading

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Elsa’s Procession to the Minster: Brewer & Orem

Elsa’s Procession to the Minster: Brewer & Orem I was really pleased to find Justin Maxey’s recording of Wagner’s “Procession to the Minster,” also known as “Elsa’s Procession” and, as above, “Minster March.” You know that I love to share … Continue reading

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Aria by Firmin Swinnen

Aria by Firmin Swinnen I am presenting below a recent inquiry and my response. Hi Michael. Thank you for posting the score! [Longwood Sketches] You have a very interesting selection of organ music! I’m particularly interested in music of former … Continue reading

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