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Sunday Pipes #42

The talented organist Chris Oelkers plays Immaculate Mary (Lourdes Hymn) on the Custom Monarke organ at the Mary Queen Catholic Church in Friendswood (TX).

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Sunday Pipes, #41 ( Special Edition)

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

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Sunday Pipes #40

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

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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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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 #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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Sunday Pipes #33

So, what’s your excuse? Kuha’o is a 17-year-old musical prodigy. He can listen to any song once or twice and playback an awesome rendition of that song on the piano. Not only is he self-taught, but the most inspiring thing … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #31

This past week, I encountered three graduates of West Point during the normal course of my business. I thought then,  it would be appropriate to highlight the Moeller organ’s 23,236 pipes located in the Cadet Chapel of The US Military … Continue reading

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