Category Archives: Recordings

Annual Concert in St Paul’s, Philadelphia (video)

Annual Ann Stookey Memorial Organ Recital at St Paul’s Read this review by Michael Caruso of the annual Ann Stookey Memorial Organ Recital that occurred last January. “Zach Hemenway, music director of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill, presented … Continue reading

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The Life of Pietro Yon (audio)

The Heavens Heard Him The novelization of the Life of the great organist, Pietro Yon I wanted to give you a sample of one of the most moving chapters in the book. Since I could not find any good voice … Continue reading

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“The Organ Sings”: Music of David Dahl

David Dahl: New Recording of Organ Music Do look at this short review of Mark Brombaugh playing John Brombaugh’s organ: “Even better, for the organ aficionados among us, is that every single registration is listed in the extensive jacket notes.” … Continue reading

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Áldott Karácsonyi ünnepeket kívánni! (video)

Visions of Christmas by Dezső d’Antalffy I know a few Hungarian organists. No one who doesn’t understand their language will be able to make sense out of this post’s headline. Years ago, to earn my degrees, I had to learn … Continue reading

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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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