Tag Archives: pipe organ
Most of us spend decades (10,000 hours?) learning our respective trades with the hope of someday making it to the top. Few of us succeed in making our name renowned in our field. Nhat Tong, while in High School in … Continue reading
The 4th Sunday of Advent. We are almost There. Paul Fey with an improvisation on “O Come, All Ye Faithful”.
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
Realizing that I haven’t posted much lately, I thought it wise to let you all know I was still out here, with lots of things on my mind, but lacking the energy to write about them. I found this earlier … Continue reading
Here is a special treat…. from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, this is Winter. This piece was was written for four violins, but the pipe organ adaptation is nothing less than stunning plus it has a little more power behind it. As … Continue reading
How could I pass this up?….listen while you are doing something else… and you’ll do it better. Recorded earlier today across the pond.
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
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
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.