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Toccata and Fugue in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

I got to hear this at the Cleveland Orchestra around Halloween, when they showed the movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, starring John Barrymore with organ accompaniment. 27 more words

Sojourn of Spring: The Art of Collaboration

For our 2018 spring concert, Manitou Winds welcomes spring’s brief sojourn to Northern Michigan with music and poetry celebrating the wandering spirit.

Special guest organist Thomas Bara will join us onstage for two exciting works for organ and winds.

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What is From Sea to Shining Sea?

What’s not to like about the organ and multi-media concert experience presented by Dr. Jeannine Jordan, organist and narrator and David Jordan, media artist?

From Sea to Shining Sea… 153 more words

From Sea To Shining Sea

Why Bach?

Why do we love the music of the great Baroque master Johann Sebastian Bach?

His compositions exhibit mathematical precision

The passionate cry of his soul infuses his music… 115 more words

Johann Sebastian Bach

Music for Keyboards

by Barb M., Keyboard and Folk Music Specialist

The oldest type of keyboard instrument is the organ, or hydraulis, which dates to the third century BC.  270 more words

Piano Music

Stops Making Sense: Organ music with a difference

Year in, year out, Easter throws up gigs galore with music that’s good for the soul: Bach, of course – especially the Passions, for obvious reasons – but also masses, motets and so on by the likes of Pärt, Pergolesi or Poulenc, Tavener, Taverner or Tallis, not to mention Handel’s inevitable Messiah. 661 more words

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Sunday Pipes #18

Let’s just call this a variation on a theme.  

Several years ago,  while rummaging through a used book sale, I came across a CD that caught my eye. 96 more words