Category Archives: Recordings

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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Howard Savage Recording to Share

Howard Savage Recording to Share If you love romantic music, if you (like me) enjoy “decadent” organ music that sends the hard-core Neo-Baroquists into fits, if you love musical organ performances that include chimes … then you must hear Steve … Continue reading

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Another Gatty Sellars Recording to Share

Another Gatty Sellars Recording to Share I am pleased to share a wonderful recording of “Overture Fantastique” by Gatty Sellars. It was played by David E Lamb on his outstanding Hauptwerk installation using the Hereford Cathedral Willis samples. The poster … Continue reading

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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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