Category Archives: Recordings

Recording of Ellsasser’s “Toward Evening” Added

Recording of Ellsasser’s “Toward Evening” Added Those who read the blog and my announcements know that I have completed restoration of all three of “Compositions for Organ” by Richard Ellsasser. I am pleased to share a recording of Number Two, … Continue reading

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New Party Recordings

New Party Recordings I would like to announce three new recordings by John Apple of three of my restorations that previously had no recordings. He played them in the background of our New Year’s Party at Charlie Clayton’s house on … Continue reading

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Listening to the Ballet Egyptien Played on the Organ

Listening to the Ballet Egyptien Played on the Organ I posted on January 1 the page with the restoration of Fred Feibel’s arrangement of Luigini’s classic suite, Ballet Egyptien. I could not find a recording of Feibel’s arrangement, so I … Continue reading

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A Late November Air (American)

A Late November Air (American) As many of us continue to prepare for Advent and Christmas, here’s a little break for us. Just relax, and let Christopher Marks play the Variations on Stephen Foster’s famous “American Air.” It’s from 2014, … Continue reading

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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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