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Repairing and Restoring an older digital organ

We recently supplied and installed a new digital organ in St Mary & St John the Divine Balham. We replaced a 3 manual Makin pictured above installed in the early 1990’s. This instrument had done well over 25 years’ service but had been deemed beyond economic repair by a visiting engineer. About 4 stops would… 
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Reflections on Widor’s Toccata

Ever since I was a very young child I have gone to bed with a radio on all night at low level. In the beginning this was a tiny Perdio Radio that I would take under the covers so my parents in a nearby room were not aware I was still awake. Eventually of course… 
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Organ scholarship for talented young organist

Those of you who are regular readers of our blog posts may remember an earlier story about young Leicestershire organist Dominic Remedios. He was keen to try for a Cambridge organ scholarship but desperately needed an instrument to practise on at home. Always keen to help young organists progress with their studies, we agreed a… 
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[Organ Performance Tutorials] Johann Pachelbel – Canon in D

The fifth piece in the 2020 organ tutorial series is Pachelbel’s famous (some might say infamous) Canon in D. For reasons that probably have a lot to do with Classic FM, movies, and wedding websites, it has become a firm favourite for the bridal procession at weddings. It was the hilarious topic of a sketch… 
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