Category Archives: Theatre

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Let’s Hear Those Chimes!

“I was glad that you had the “chimes” piece available. That one [The Chimes of Gloucester Cathedral] has been OOP for some time. It’s been quite difficult to find chime pieces these days. They all seem to have gone OOP … Continue reading

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New Recordings of My Restored Music

New Recordings of My Restored Music I am pleased to share some new recordings with you! Any time an organist performs and records one of my restored pieces, I am happy to share these with anyone who visits the web … Continue reading

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Bible Poems for Organ, Quiet Communion, and Beautiful Bells across the Meadows

June’s announcement brings the highly requested Bible Poems of Weinberger and two other forgotten gems from our past. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. BIBLE POEMS, by Jaromir Weinberger (1896-1967). More than 25 organists committed to buy this suite of six pieces … Continue reading

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New Suggested Pieces for Theatre Organ

Pieces with the Theatre Organ Sound I have created a list of pieces that were written for or sound good on a theatre organ. If you know someone who plays an organ that fits this description, please pass along my … Continue reading

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Swinnen’s Longwood Sketches, Not Your Church’s Evensong, and Some Very Dramatic Pedals

Hello, organ music lovers! This is the April announcement, a bit late but I have good excuses. <g> I have six restored pieces to offer and some news. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. EVENSONG, by Edward F Johnston (1879-1919). This programmatic … Continue reading

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Call For Papers: Simonton Theatre Organ Prize

Below is the description and application form for the 2013 Simonton Prize Competition. Papers may be submitted from now until December 31, 2013. This document is also available in two other formats: .doc and .pdf.   Simonton Literary Prize Competition … Continue reading

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Grandly Marching while remembering Ptolemy and his Forest Vesper

Hello! There are four pieces for February, and I think they are all approachable with moderate technical abilities. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. FOREST VESPER, by Edward W Johnston (1879-1919). He first played it in 1912 as “Nocturne in G Minor” … Continue reading

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October: Halloween is Coming

Scary and Spirited Organ Music In case you are still looking for some Halloween music, my list is on my blog. Here’s a direct link: Halloween Suggestions

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Autumn with Two Overtures, a Pastorale, and a Passacaglia

Hello, everyone!. This September, I have five restored pieces to announce and a bit of news. ORGAN SHEET MUSIC 1. AUTUMN, by Edward F Johnston (1879-1919). I am pleased to bring out another piece by this Scot who spent the … Continue reading

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“The Sacred Hour” in Regal, Marble Arch

Quentin Maclean Plays the Christie on Sacred Hour I was sent a marvelous recording of “The Sacred Hour” (by Albert Ketèlbey), and I am happy to present it on this page. It is much closer to the printed organ music … Continue reading

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