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Weighing up the Costs: Pipe or Digital Organs

It is a vexed question – how long should you expect a digital church organ to last and how do costs compare with repairing your pipe organ? On a great many occasions on social media I see comments that digital organs will last at best 15 years while a pipe organ lasts a life time…. 
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[Choral Accompaniment] Magnificat in B minor

We continue the 2018 tutorial series where we’re concentrating on the organ as a means of choral accompaniment. In this series church choral music was chosen to illustrate the accompaniment of various parts of the liturgy and to highlight some well-known anthems. Jonathan Kingston plays the organ and is accompanied by four professional singers — Emily Armour,… 
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Ushaw Organ Weekend 2018

James Parsons (founder of Oundle for Organists) and The Organ Club invites you to join them for the Ushaw Organ Weekend. This event is hosted at Ushaw College from Friday 4th to Monday 7th May 2018. This is an opportunity for organists of all ages and stages and all seeking a Spring Bank Holiday Weekend… 
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PianoCzarX – Chanson de Matin

I was delighted to get a request from the PianoCzarX to use the soundtrack from one of our organ videos for his next keyboard animation. The Elgar Chanson de Matin arranged for organ is presented in a very appealing visual way on this video. Seeing the actual note pattern presented may actually help with understanding… 
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