Archives for June 2015

CD set of complete organ works of Sweelinck
Complete Organ works of Sweelinck recorded on period instruments by Aeolus The organ of Saint-Jacques in Liège was built in 1600, probably either by Nicolas Niehoff or, even more likely, Floris Hocquet I. The original stoplist has not survived. The instrument was first rebuilt in 1669 by André Severin, a native of Maastricht. Arnold Clerinx
Reger Hallelujah Gott zu loben played by Ken Cowan
Greetings from Ken Cowan, currently a full-time Professor, head of the organ program at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, and recitalist, who recorded this performance of Reger Hallelujah Gott zu loben on the rebuilt Kilgen organ at Our Lady of Refuge in the Brooklyn Diocese.
The organ of the Grote Kerk in Oosthuizen was long considered to be one of the oldest organs in the Netherlands, built in 1521 and sometimes attributed to Jan van Covelens. The meantone temperament introduced in 1966 was at the time a revelation for many lovers of early organ music, and this contributed considerably to
Stephen Tharp playing Sorcerer's Apprentice
Stephen Tharp a concert organist, church organist and recording artist recently made a video of his transcription of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice on the pipe organ at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Brooklyn. Which was recently restored through a colaboration of A.R. Schopp’s Sons and Quimby Pipe Organ. The funds were raised largely through over
Loreto Aramendi at the organ in Our Lady of Refuge
Loreto Aramendi played organ recital at Our Lady of Refuge in Brooklyn Diocese. Her recitals consisted of organ works from the French and German Romantic periods and a work by Bach. The music was all perfectly suited to a Symphonic American Organ like the restored Kilgen Organ at Our Lady of Refuge in Brooklyn.