Category Archives: Sunday pipes
The talented organist Chris Oelkers plays Immaculate Mary (Lourdes Hymn) on the Custom Monarke organ at the Mary Queen Catholic Church in Friendswood (TX).
One of the blogs that I have been following for years is Charleston Daily Photo and an occasional feature is Joan’s “Church Photo In Lieu of Attendance” where she provides a photo of one of the beautiful churches an and … Continue reading
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
This is an interesting adaptation of the 1971 song, Aqualung, that for me, has one of the best guitar solos ever. (see second video, starting at. 3:32). Sorry Abinas, but it just sounds better on the guitar, but you do … 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
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