Category Archives: Recordings

What Recordings Are You Giving this Year?

Tell Us Your Gift Recording Selections Please share with us what you are giving this year. If you recommend something, it will make the organist happy and the seller happy. It will probably make other gift recipients happy when they … Continue reading

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Organ Sounds Great and the Pieces are Very Interesting

“Thank you, the link worked and the recording [“What Used to Be Played”] is very good. The organ sounds great and the pieces are very interesting. You now have a new customer :>) Thanks again.” —Connecticut, USA

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Fred Hermes and His Five Manual Wurlitzer (video)

Caledonia Man’s Theater Organ to be on CBS’ ‘On the Road’ Important! This CBS program will probably be broadcast tonight (Friday), so set your recorders! “For decades, Fred Hermes has been giving tours of his old-time theater and 1920s-era pipe … Continue reading

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Clouds and Chimes by d’Antalffy

Clouds and Chimes by d’Antalffy I have planned to restore some other pieces by Antalffy-Zsiross Dezsö, who was known in the US as Dezsö d’Antalffy. Dénes has made an entire album of his music, including some music I have restored and … Continue reading

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Sampling the Past, 1922-2013

Cyril Jenkins Gets the Latest Technology Modern technology is becoming more popular and widely used to make music. Those who remember analogue tone generation can marvel at how far and how fast we’ve all come through the many generations of … Continue reading

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Tom Dressler Interview on Public Radio (audio)

Dressler and the St Stephen’s Berghaus Listen to this unusual interview broadcast on public radio station WVIA with Thomas Dressler. He is prompted and speaks about historically informed organ performance and the place and performance of Bach in today’s organ … Continue reading

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Organ Items on Amazon

A Few Organ Items on Amazon I’d like to call attention to a few items that I have put on Amazon. I am trying to see if there is much interest from Amazon buyers for these organ items. So, here … Continue reading

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Hohman at Third Baptist, St Louis (live stream Feb 24)

Hear Fred Hohman in Concert for the Re-dedication The Kilgen/Moller organ of Third Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri will be re-dedicated on Sunday, February 24, at 4:00 PM Central (5:00 PM Eastern) time. Begin listening an hour prior to … Continue reading

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The Genius of Cavaillé-Coll DVD/CD Set

Three DVDs and Two CDs for an Organ Builder First reviewed by Olivia Margaret Ontko on January 15, “The Genius of Cavaillé-Coll” is the subject of a few thoughts today. It is usual for lovers of music to cheer enthusiastically … Continue reading

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“Planctus” by Carson Cooman

Planctus: Organ Music by Carson Cooman This collection of Carson Cooman’s music is ably and beautifully played by Erik Simmons on a “virtual” electronic organ fashioned from the sounds of the Bätz organ (1831) in the Domkerk in Utrecht, Netherlands. … Continue reading

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