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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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Midsummer is perfect for a Sacred Hour with an Old German Song

For the month of August, I am announcing four restored pieces including a piece from another composer named Johnston and another from the currently popular René Becker. I’ve also included another of Ketèlbey’s best known pieces. Even if you have … Continue reading

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New Suggested Pieces by Category

From “Atmospheric” to “Weddings” After receiving many questions of “What can I play for ______?” and giving out simple email answers and then making a few lists, I found that at the recent AGO convention this was still the number … Continue reading

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Dance of the Bells, The Star Spangled Banner, and a Sparkling Roulade

Hello, all. After an incredibly hot AGO Convention in Nashville where I got to meet lots of old friends and make many new ones, I’m back home and just prepared this month’s announcement. I hope you will find it interesting. … Continue reading

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Becker’s Toccata in F, Nevin’s Sketches of the City, and Holbrooke’s Souvenir de Printemps

Greetings, everyone. For June, I have three pieces to offer. One is an original Toccata by Becker, one is a programmatic suite by Nevin, and one is a transcription by Brewer. We will be exhibiting our music in Nashville for … Continue reading

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