Category Archives: Recordings

Some Orchids, an Andante, some Shadows, and a Prelude and Fugue

Greetings, everyone. For December, on the assumption that you will not have much time to learn challenging music, I have chosen pieces that lie in the simpler spectrum. Even the Prelude and Fugue is graded Moderate to Moderately Difficult. Some … Continue reading

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New Recording of Mueller’s In Bethlehem’s Town

New Recording of Mueller’s In Bethlehem’s Town I am pleased to present my first organ recording of this beautiful little gem. Steve Schlesing performed this on the Hauptwerk Virtual Pipe Organ using the Reuter Opus 227 (Portland, Oregon) sample set. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam of The Great War — World War I

In Memoriam of The Great War — World War I Because of recent news widely circulated in the USA regarding Americans who died in The Great War and who are buried in a French cemetery, I asked John Apple to … Continue reading

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Listen to Some Free Organ MP3s

Listen to Some Free Organ MP3s Today, I would like to call attention to the recordings that I offer on my site that allow you to hear what a piece sounds like to help you decide whether you want to … Continue reading

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New Recording of Drdla’s Souvenir

New Recording of Drdla’s Souvenir I am pleased to present my first organ recording of this beautiful little gem. Steve Schlesing performed this on the Hauptwerk Virtual Pipe Organ using the Reuter Opus 227 (Portland, Oregon) sample set. It’s not … Continue reading

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A Celtic Melody, Divinum Mysterium, a Royal Approach, and the 1812

For September, I offer three easily playable pieces and one that would challenge the finest organist. There is an interesting history behind each one, and I encourage you to visit each page to read about them and, for two of … Continue reading

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Ellsasser’s Peaceful Waters in a New Recording

Ellsasser’s Peaceful Waters in a New Recording Steve Schlesing has contributed his recording of Richard Ellsasser’s “Peaceful Waters” on the Reuter Opus 227 sample set on Hauptwerk. It is a musically and stylistically devoted performance which recreates Ellsasser’s intent. The … Continue reading

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Liszt’s Les Préludes in New Recording

Liszt’s Les Préludes in New Recording Those of you who follow my transcriptions of major works may remember that I have restored two versions of Liszt’s popular orchestral tone poem. One is by the blind violinist and organist, Edwin Grasse, … Continue reading

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Wood’s Scenes In Northumberland in New Recording

Wood’s Scenes In Northumberland in New Recording David E Lamb has played the entire suite of four pieces, which isn’t very long, but he presents the feel and presence of Northumbria/Northumberland for all to enjoy. I highly recommend listening to … Continue reading

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Norwegian Villagers, WWI Memory, Biltmore’s Organist, & Callaerts Sonata 1

Can you believe it’s August already? For this month’s selections, I have tried to offer a lot of variety. For those who want a challenge, I chose a sonata by a great Belgian organist. For those who want to remember … Continue reading

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