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Bach with E. Power Biggs at the Cathedral Organs in Freiburg, Germany

Photo credit: Don Hunstein Portrait of E. Power Biggs (1906-1977)

One of the world’s renowned organists, is a British born musician, who came to the… 255 more words

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Edward George Power Biggs

AKA E. Power Biggs
AKA the greatest organist of the twentieth century.

E. Power Biggs died on this date back in 1977.

Regarded as the premier keyboard/organist of his time, (by everyone but… 113 more words

Ray Visotski

Music Break: Tom and Quasi

My husband Tom and his organist friend known as “Quasi” light up the night with Emperor’s Fanfare by Antonio Soler. This one will blow your hair back… 77 more words

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E. Power Biggs, had he not died in 1977, would have turned 105 years old on Tuesday, March 29th.

I had hoped to post this yesterday, but had two staff members out with that stomach virus that was going around and couldn’t find the time. 123 more words

Ray Visotski

Varia, Pt. II

Wow, what a week of unusual treats.

This is being “written” as we await our Halloween visitors. The front porch is adorned with several hand carved… 1,010 more words

Ray Visotski

A kick in the sagbutt

I couldn’t resist the puerile wordplay in the title. It must be the blizzard that’s  covering New York City taking me back to my youth…A new recording by His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts (HMSC) with the Purcell Quartet and Chordophony has me thinking about Giovanni Gabrieli and things Venetian. 506 more words

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