Category Archives: Recordings

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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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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Marche Champetre by Boex Played at Sanfilippo

I was recently reminded that Aram Basmadjian recorded Marche Champetre many years before I got around to restoring the music. He played this fun rustic march on the enormous organ in the theatre at Jasper Sanfilippo’s Victorian Palace. I am … 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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Christos Patterakis on the Reuter Sample Set

The Organ of Temple Beth Israel in Portland, Oregon Steve Schlesing has made a recording of Roy Perry’s Christos Patterakis on this sample set taken from Reuter’s Opus 227 from 1926. It’s a great match of music and instrument. Thanks, … Continue reading

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New Recordings for Three of This Month’s Pieces

New Recordings for Three of This Month’s Pieces I am happy to announce three recordings from the May Announcement! From Steve Schlesing, we hear a dramatic performance of Gatty Sellars’s arrangement of the famous Intermezzo from the incidental music to … Continue reading

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Albert Ketèlbey and Reginald Foort

Albert Ketèlbey and Reginald Foort If you were to ask for two iconic British composers who were organists, the top answer might well be these two giants. I am pleased to offer a recording by Foort from 1929 of Ketèlbey’s … Continue reading

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One of the Best

One of the Best I received a wonderful new recording of the A L Barnes Triple Fugue in G Minor to share with you. It’s by Jillian Gardner on the big Petty-Madden at Baylor University in Texas. You can visit … Continue reading

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Marilyn Oakes Plays Thayer’s Fugue

Thayer’s Sonata II, Fugue on “America,” Marilyn Oakes Watch this fine performance of the Fugue on “God Save the Queen,” which is known to Americans as “America.” It’s from Eugene Thayer’s Sonata II, and it has had a life separate … Continue reading

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