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Category Archive: Behind the Scenes

Hymn of the Month 2017 | Behind the Scenes

The 2017 series was recorded at the lovely medieval church of St Mary’s Chalgrove. I chose this church partly because it is close to our base in Bicester but also because it is of a fairly typical size of the parish church in which we install our organs and especially as it has some of […]

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Hidden Heroes of the Organ World

Recently, while I was setting up a blog post on the Regent Classic web site to promote the 6 recitals that Joseph Nolan will play for us this year, I remembered that I must get them listed on www.organrecitals.com and this got me thinking. Management of web sites as they grow gets ever more time consuming and complex. […]

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Recording our Quiz Tracks

Now that our quiz is over and the winner announced I can reveal the location where much of the recording was done. Our near top secret visit to St John’s Harpenden took place later than planned on November 6th last year.  The original date we reserved during the half term weekend was double booked with […]

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Recording Hymn of the Month

For our 2016 series of You Tube videos we have changed to present a Hymn of the Month. This is in response to customers requesting recordings of how our instruments would support church worship. The tutorial series has moved to a new channel dedicated to our custom built Regent Classic instruments. These videos can now be […]

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The Search For New Repertoire

Are you an organist in search of new and interesting pieces to add to your services and performance works? You’re not alone. I share some of the music I’ve found to be less demanding and delightful to play… I imagine most organists that fall into my proficiency bracket (reluctantly, I know my place) suffer the […]

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Church of St Michele Mondaino

Mondaino is a beautiful historic hillside town just above Rimini with wonderful views out to the Adriatic. The walled medieval centre was highly defended with substantial gates but today the town has expanded well beyond its original centre. Mondaino is home to the headquarters of the Viscount International business which extends also to San Marino […]

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