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Sunday Pipes #39. “Feeling Like A Dead Duck”

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

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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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Throwing It Way Back

My favorite composer is Dietrich Buxtehude and there is nothing like some pipe organ music during Holy Week. Since Buxtehude died in 1707, we are throwing this way back on this Thursday. Praeludium in E Minor, BuxWV 143 “Prelude in … 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, #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 #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 #29

This week features one of my favorite organists,  playing a piece by my favorite composer. Dietrich Buxtehude’s Chaconne in E minor played by Chris Paraskevopoulos at his residence organ. Just sit back, close your eyes and let the music take you … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #25 “A Prelude”

Well, it’s not really a prelude, but I picked the Russian National Anthem as a prelude to a performance I will be attending Sunday afternoon with our daughter, Elissa. Magnificent Russians And The Mighty Eight.   I have been looking … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #24

I spent the last week in New Haven, CT and while there, visited and attended Mass at  St. Mary Parish, where the Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by the Venerable Fr. Michael J. McGivney. The Church organ, a Hook … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #22

As previously mentioned, one of my favorite composers is Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707). This video is of Jens Korndoerfer playing The Prelude in D during the first round of the 2008 Canadian International Organ Competition. The organ is a 1961 Rudolf von Beckerath … Continue reading

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