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Recording the Envoy 35-F demo video

On a lovely April spring day, we had exclusive use of St Kenelm’s Church Enstone to film a much more detailed presentation of our popular Envoy 35-F church and home practice instrument. The particular model we used having been ‘upgraded’ to provide sub and super swell octave couplers. Francis Rumsey in charge As ever the… 
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[Choral Accompaniment] Sussex Carol

For our 2018 tutorial series we’re concentrating on the organ as a means of choral accompaniment. Accompanying a choir requires that the instrument supports boldly in a limited number of places, but recedes at many other times to allow the vocal parts to come through. It is also heard in solo role joining choral sections… 
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Our New Zealand Story

It was almost exactly a year ago that we had a call out of the blue from Richard Apperley and Michael Stewart who were in the UK to find a supplier of a large digital instrument for Wellington Cathedral in New Zealand. Their fine pipe organ had been destroyed by an earthquake late in 2016… 
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Challenges facing a young organist today

This is a post written by a young organ enthusiast, Anna Hallett. Anna is 13 years old and avidly blogs about her organ playing on her website Pipes Keys and Chords. We asked her to write this piece that encapsulates some of the challenges youngsters have in gaining playing time on an organ. Many young… 
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