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Prom 52: A thrilling journey of improvisation

Prom 52 offered a fascinating musical journey with French organist Thierry Escaich, who juxtaposed the organ music of J.S. Bach with responses to it by Mendelssohn and Brahms, as well his own improvisations on themes by Bach. 152 more words

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In Memoriam: John Scott

[reprinted with great sadness from Lucid Culture]

John Scott, one of this era’s most extraordinary and beloved talents in both classical and sacred music, died suddenly on August 12 in Manhattan after suffering a heart attack. 427 more words

Music

And then there's music...

Music is as much part of the summer in Southern France as is the sound of the cicadas and the click of the petanque balls.  There are music festivals everywhere, ranging from the very large, such as the  812 more words

Travel

Join us at the BYU Summer Organ Workshop for Bach and Sons

Join us Tuesday evening, August 4th, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. for Bach and Sons at Madsen Hall on the Brigham Young University campus.  This audience-engaging evening tells the story of Johann Sebastian Bach and his family in a performance by Dr. 152 more words

Dr. Jeannine Jordan Organist

Really? A woman in a boat? Niagara Falls? Organ concert material?

Yes, this dare devil of a woman, Annie Edson Taylor actually lived to tell about her unimaginable journey over the falls.  Hear about what happened and see some pictures that are quite harrowing. 60 more words

David Jordan Media Artist

Cruise Bands? Who needs them, who leads them?

Immigrants by the thousands made their way to the shores of the new United States.  Steam powered ocean liners carrying several hundred people became the mode of transportation to cross the Atlantic. 131 more words

David Jordan Media Artist

An American Battle Piece

What was this group of men doing in Philadelphia?

In bold and rash steps on July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was signed by a group of men committed to the establishment of the United States of America.   92 more words

David Jordan Media Artist