Category Archives: Sunday pipes
Well, isn’t this special. Scott Joplin‘s “The Entertainer” arranged by the one and only E. Power Biggs and performed by Dr. Anthony Hammond. Relax, enjoy.
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
I never knew the name of this piece, but recognized it after only a few seconds as the theme song from “Inspector Gadget”, amongst others. Alas, I digress. Edvard Grieg’s “In The Hall of The Mountain King” arranged and performed … Continue reading
Is there another piece more fitting for Easter Sunday? I doubt it. This version wasa selected as it reminded me of my Polish heritage . . . the traditions and foods that I reveled in as a child and miss … Continue reading
A Departure. Organ music doesn’t always have to be “religious” or for old people like me. Jon Lord (1941-2012) was an English orchestral and rock composer, pianist, and Hammond organ player known for his pioneering work in fusing rock with classical or baroque … 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
In honor of all the rain we received this morning. . . Handel’s Water Music, Suite No.2 in D Major. Performed by Diane Bish I can’t identify the organ however.
“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