Archives for August 2014

Day 8, we left Burgos early Tuesday May 21 for a short drive to Lerma Spain to hear two famous pipe organs then on to Madrid. The first church we visited was the Collegiate Church of San Pedro in Lerma, consecrated in 1617. Its epistle organ (south side of church) is the oldest pipe organ in
On Day Seven of the Pipe Dreams Tour of Pipe Organs in Spain, we had bags out at 7am and the bus was rolling to Burgos at 9am. Burgos was founded 854 AD, it is a city of about 200,000 with 20,000 people living in the city. There are a large number of building remaining
This group of organists have been traveling and looking at the best new and very old pipe organs in Spain. We arrived in San Sbastian, Spain to see some of the significant pipe organs in this city. It was Pentecost Sunday and I had hoped to hear some terrific church music in Spain, well I’ll
Day four of the Pipe Dreams Tour started on the beautiful Island of Palma de Mallorca. Everyone else was heading to the beach in this tropical paradise, but NO not the group of 40 American organists–we were heading off to hear pipe organs in church on the island. Just think none of us had to