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French organist crucifies Jerusalem at our wedding

Is this the funniest rendition of Blake / Parry's Jerusalem you have ever heard? At our recent wedding in Brittany, the French organist led the (half English, half French) congregation in...

Olivier Latry at the organ at the Cathedral of Notre Dame

Film by http://www.pipe-organ-recordings.com Olivier Latry is one of three organists at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. He is one of the finest concert organists in the world today....

Charles Marie Widor - Organ Symphony No. 6 (1879)

Charles-Marie Jean Albert Widor (21 February 1844 – 12 March 1937) was a French organist, composer and teacher. Symphony No. 6 Op. 42, No. 2 (1879) 1. Allegro 2. Adagio 3. Intermezzo: Allegro...

Hymn Rejoice the Lord is King | Todd Wilson Organist | Kilgen Pipe Organ

Organist Todd Wilson recorded the hymn Rejoice the Lord is King on the Kilgen Pipe Organ at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Brooklyn, NY. Come hear French Organist Thierry Escaich play a concert...

Marie-Claire Alain - Organist Extraordinaire

Legendary French organist Marie-Claire Alain performs Bach on different organs and talks about the challenges and joys of performing on the instrument. Her third set of Complete Bach Organ...

Louis Vierne - 24 Pièces en style libre, Op.31 Livre I (1913)

Louis Victor Jules Vierne (8 October 1870 – 2 June 1937) was a French organist and composer. 24 Pièces en style libre, Op.31 pour orgue ou harmonium Livre I (1913) 1. Préambule 2. Cortège...

Humansdorp organist plays organ in the Reformed Church Etoile, Paris, France.

During June/July 2013 I visited Europe in the company of a group of South African organists. We visited various organ builders, attended concerts and also had the privilege to play and hear...

Louis Vierne - 24 Pièces en style libre, Op. 31 Livre II (1914)

Louis Victor Jules Vierne (8 October 1870 – 2 June 1937) was a French organist and composer. 24 Pièces en style libre, Op.31 pour orgue ou harmonium Livre II (1914) 13. Légende 14. Scherzetto...

Olivier Latry Organist improvises at a pipe organ dedication

Film by http://www.pipe-organ-recordings.com Come hear the organ: http://www.olrbrooklyn.org/organ-recitals-in-new-york-city/ October 18, 2013 | 7pm | Brooklyn, New York Video of a pipe...

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13 news items

Huffington Post (blog)
Thu, 31 May 2012 08:27:01 -0700

Most people, even fans of classical music, haven't heard of the composer Louis Vierne. But in a few days, I'm going to be playing all six of his organ symphonies in New York City. It's actually pretty rare to hear even one of these symphonies, so what ...
The Brown Daily Herald
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:06:44 -0700

Cooper Nelson said it was Steinbach's idea to watch the schedule of European — particularly French — organists who are already touring on the East Coast and ask them to make a stop in Providence, so the University would not have to pay for a ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Sat, 06 Apr 2013 06:10:55 -0700

The great Gothic cathedral of Notre Dame is one of the busiest tourist destinations in Paris, with more than 14 million visitors every year. At any given time there might be 3000 people inside the main church. "It's a bit like a railway station ...
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:08:43 -0800

Marie-Claire Alain, who has died aged 86, was the grande dame of French organists and the daughter of a great French musical family. She was one of only two people to record the entire music of JS Bach three times and was widely regarded as an ...
Suburban News
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 08:45:00 -0700

In April 1882, the work premiered in Paris, where Widor was lauded as “the king of French organists.” In May 1882, it was performed for the royal court at Royal Albert Hall. In 1919, Leopold Stokowski conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra in the ...
Huffington Post
Tue, 03 Apr 2012 05:28:07 -0700

So, a final recital was scheduled -- supposedly Vierne's 1,750th performance -- and he shared it with his pupil, Maurice Duruflé. Vierne finished playing one of his own compositions and was about to begin an improvisation. French organists are well ...

Beach Metro News

Beach Metro News
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:50:08 -0800

Asked if he is strongly influenced by German organ composers, like Bach, Licht said he actually prefers French organists Olivier Messiaen and Charles-Marie Widor. “I really enjoy Bach,” he said. “He's the composer, the supreme German, and I know the ...
Denver Post
Thu, 03 Nov 2011 23:56:15 -0700

Dominicci was a student of famed French organists Andre Marchal and Jean-Jacques Grunenwald. Joyce Shupe Kull, 7:30 p.m. April 27. Kull is director of music and organist at Grace Lutheran Church in Boulder. Christopher Houlihan, 7:30 p.m. June 15 and ...

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