Category Archives: pipe organ
With editorial comment. Back in the mid-1960’s, the Catholic Church was “adapting” to the changes imposed upon the faithful by the destructive changes (IMHO) wrought by the Second Vatican Council. Once of the biggest changes was that of liturgical music. … Continue reading
“Adagio For Organ,” the inaugural composition for the pipe organ by Norwegian Morten Malvik.
I’m a little disapointed in myself that I didn’t think to look for this years ago. Jonathan Scott and his interpretation of “Summer,” taken from Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, ~1720.
It might be a little long, but can anyone listen to any 60-second segment of this piece and not recognize it? George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, by The Scott Brothers Duo
Missing last week and still rushing around getting mom’s affairs in order, I found this piece, honoring her (and my) Polish heritage, I give you: The Intermezzo – Cavalleria Rusticanna – Mascagni at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Krakow, … Continue reading
I decided on something a little different for today. A short, yet interesting and entertaining news report about the very special Casavant organ at the Lewis & Clark Colleges’s Agnes Flanagan Chapel. What caught my ear was the two female … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again as we are just a few days away from the start of the 2022 Baseball season. A bit of a departure from my usual serious approach to the organ, but what’s a baseball game … Continue reading
*I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends I wasn’t motivated to go searching for a piece for this week. I gave up and thought that no one would notice. As I perused my news feeds this morning, … Continue reading
“The Incubator” I have added a sub-title to this post as the organ featured served as the “gateway organ” for my subsequent love of the instrument. I do not remember how I found out about it, but I recall driving … Continue reading
“The Cannon” Pachelbel’s Canon is an accompanied canon by the German Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel in his Canon and Gigue for 3 violins and basso continuo (German: Kanon und Gigue für 3 Violinen mit Generalbaß) (PWC 37, T. 337, PC 358). It is sometimes called Canon and Gigue in … Continue reading