Tag Archives: The king of instruments
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
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.
A day or so ago, I mentioned that while taking a road trip, I was looking forward to listening to some of the works of Dietrich Buxtehude. One of my buddies left a comment, Dietrich who? I responded personally but … 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
Going back to Chris Paraskevopoulos again. 2010 Rehearsal at St Francis of Assisi at Rhodes Catholic Cathedral. The Cathedral is a huge church with an acoustic delay of 6 seconds!, and the marvelous Pinchi organ sounds very well, marvelous. Adagio … Continue reading
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
For those that appreciate the King of Instruments, the sound of a Wurlitzer Organ is instantly recognizable. Here is a little history of the theatre and the organ itself. From 2009 highlighting the Theatre’s Chief Organist Bob Baker … Continue reading
This is definitely not fake news regarding Russia. (sorry, I couldn’t help myself). Dr. Carol Gordon having some fun during a rehearsal. Watch until the end. Dr. Carol knows she nailed it. I’m embarrassed to note that I cannot name … Continue reading
After a somewhat rousing piece last week, I thought I would look for something a little more relaxing. Not much information was available about this, but the music fits the bill.