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Londonderry Guildhall Organ Festival

We are delighted to have been invited to support this new calendar event in Londonderry on October 19th to the 21st 2017 run by the RCO with the objective of engaging young musicians with the joys of the organ. The Guildhall Organ Festival is centred around the recently restored magnificent Hill, Norman & Beard pipe organ… 
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Kingston upon Hull – OrganFest 2017

During a year in which Kingston upon Hull has been designated the City of Culture the annual OrganFest will be held at the Hull City Hall. The magnificent venue,  which is one of the country’s finest concert halls, is a perfect place to host the OrganFest event with the presence of the 1911 Forster & Andrews—Compton instrument. The hall… 
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Organ Repair Service – A 999 Call Out

After a very busy week it is nice to look forward to catching up with some private work and time at the week end as most often we do, but just occasionally the weekend piece is interrupted by the need for help which just cannot be ignored. July the 22nd 2017 was one such a… 
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[Hymn of the Month] Faithful Shepherd

This time our Hymn of the Month is the song, “Faithful Shepherd, feed me” accompanied by the beautiful tune “Pastor Pastorum” by Friedrich Silcher (1789-1860). The words, by Thomas Benson Pollock (1836-1896), are appropriate for Communion. Faithful Shepherd is a gentle, serene hymn and Silcher’s simple yet elegant hymn tune Pastor Pastorum provides a perfect… 
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