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Ken Cowan playing Thalben Ball
Ken Cowan is seen here playing George Thalben Ball (1896-1987)¬†Variations on a theme of Paganini.¬†George Thalben Ball was well known as one of the great organ virtuosos of his time, widely admired by his colleagues. If one wants to hear just one example, his 78rpm (therefore unedited) recording of Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries from