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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 ...

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.

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 ...

Improvisation Pipe Organ Olivier Latry (1)

French organists take particular pride in their improvisational skills: here's a good example from one of the 3 titular organists at Notre Dame, Paris. Performed ...

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 ...

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 ...

French organist Jean-Baptiste Dupont at Kaliningrad international Prize. Russian TV news.

Winner of several prizes at the Kalinigrad Mikael Tariverdiev Prize, JEAN-BAPTISTE DUPONT has now recorded Max Reger complete organ works ! More news ...

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 ...

Symphonie IV - Carles Marie Widor.

In January 1870, with the combined lobbying of Cavaillé-Coll, Saint-Saëns, and Charles Gounod, the 25-year-old Widor was appointed as "provisional" organist of ...

Choeur Altérité - Orgue Baroque de l'Evangile - Cathédral de México

Highlights of the concert given by the Choir Altérité of Forbach, France, Les Chanteurs du Lycée of Polanco, Mexico and two french organists playing one of the ...

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9 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 22:03:45 -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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
The Moscow Times
Sun, 06 Nov 2011 10:57:17 -0800

Among the musicians joining them were two noted French sibling pairs, the duo piano team of Katia and Marielle Labeque and the violinist and cellist brothers Renaud and Gautier Capucon, plus the dean of French organists, Jean Guillou. Annecy has no ...

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