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Sunday Pipes #77

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

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Happy Belated Birthday JS Bach

JS Bach, had he not died in 1750 (or anytime after that), would have turned 337 years old yesterday.  I will venture a guess that there has never been a composer whose catolog is performed more than his. There are … Continue reading

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Making Memories: A Superb Birthday Celebration For JS Bach

Last evening,  Elissa and I went to hear the Palmetto Chamber Orchestra  perform a birthday tribute to JS Bach (1685-1750). It was a spectacular performance under to direction of Maestra Suzanna Pavlovsky, the Music Director for the Orchestra and someone … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #47 (Special Edition)

Somewhere on this planet, is there living a man/woman who is as talented and has the “Reverence for Life”  that  Dr. Albert Schweitzer displayed and is lauded for? A noted physician, theologian, Nobel Prize Laureate, musician/organist and philosopher,  Schweitzer (1875-1965) … Continue reading

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A Dust Buster

As soon as I saw this meme (thank you @bluelady) I knew it was destined for this page. A little wiki on Berthold Auerbach Then, I had to pick a piece to cleanse my dusty soul. Going Baroque as I … Continue reading

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In Search Of Equanimity

Three minutes with the Accentus Insula Orchestra as they perform a little ditty by Dieterich Buxtehude, (1639-1707)  entitled Alleluia. While most of us will recognize some of the works of JS Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and lest we forget, Tchaikovsky, the … Continue reading

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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, #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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