Category Archives: pipe organ
Massimo Gabba plays a well-known piece by Dietrich Buxthude (my favorite composer) on the new Mascioni organ in Alessandria, one of the rare Italian organs with a high-pressure Tuba stop (400 mm.), Enjoy and you might as well “Turn it … Continue reading
Just over a year ago, after 37 consecutive “Sunday Pipes” posts, I took a break from posting weekly looks into the King of Instruments. The pipe organ has always fascinated me and I even did some study on construction and … Continue reading
“In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” Dr. Albert Schweitzer … Continue reading
Nigel Poole demonstrates a unique little organ, over a century old, with one 4-octave keyboard – but with some grand pretensions – in the village church of Cholderton, near Salisbury in Wiltshire, UK.
Here is the quintessential “Toccata & Fugue in D Minor”, with the film camera focused on the hands of Karl Richter.
A short piece, played by an unidentified organist at the Chapel of The Immaculate Conception at my alma mater, Mt. St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, MD. This is a photo I took of the Chapel a few years ago when … Continue reading
A quick post while on the road in Houston, TX The Canzona in D minor, BWV 588, played at the Detlef Kleuker organ of the First Greek Evangelical Church of Athens – Greece, at the Bach Festival 2007. Chris … Continue reading
So, what’s your excuse? Kuha’o is a 17-year-old musical prodigy. He can listen to any song once or twice and playback an awesome rendition of that song on the piano. Not only is he self-taught, but the most inspiring thing … Continue reading
This is simply amazing. Plain and simple. Easy come easy go. Little high, little low. Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody performed by Bert van den Brink on the Verschueren organ in “het orgelpark Amsterdam” June first, 2013 at the presentation concert of … Continue reading