Category Archives: pipe organ

Sunday Pipes #40

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

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Back By Popular Demand

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

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Rekindle

“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

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Sunday Pipes #37

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.

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Sunday Pipes #36

Here is the quintessential “Toccata & Fugue in D Minor”, with the film camera focused on the hands of Karl Richter.

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Sunday Pipes #35

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

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Sunday Pipes, #34

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

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Sunday Pipes #33

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

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Sunday Pipes #32

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

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Sunday Pipes #31

This past week, I encountered three graduates of West Point during the normal course of my business. I thought then,  it would be appropriate to highlight the Moeller organ’s 23,236 pipes located in the Cadet Chapel of The US Military … Continue reading

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