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  • Posts Tagged ‘Charles-Marie Widor’

    In this long-awaited episode, Christopher Soer, President of Christopher Soer Pipe Organs, LLC talks about pipe organ maintenance and tuning, what to do when there’s a cipher or a dead note, and things you might want to know to keep your pipe organ sounding its best.
    Resources mentioned in this episode:
    Christopher’s Article in The American Organist (AGO Members only)
    The Contemporary American Organ by William H. Barnes
    The Encyclopedia of Organ Stops
    American Institute of Organbuilders
    Organ Media YouTube channel
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    This week we stay in Lincoln, Nebraska as we talk about the Schoenstein organ of First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Brent Johnson is joined by First-Plymouth Minister of Music Tom Trenney and President and Tonal Director of the Schoenstein Organ Company, Jack Bethards. Listen to it here:

    Jack Bethards
    Jack Bethards

    Tom Trenney
    Tom Trenney

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    Today we begin a series about the American Guild of Organists Regional Conventions to be held across the United States this summer. We start with the first convention, the North Central Regional Convention to be held in St. Louis, Missouri starting on June 22. We hear from Andrew Peters, director of this convention about what to expect in St. Louis this summer. Listen to it here:

    2015 North Central Regional Convention website

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    This week we celebrate Christmas around the world. Listen to it here:

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    This week we look back at organbuilders Dom Bedos de Celles, Joseph Casavant, and Henry Pilcher. Listen to it here:

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    In this week’s episode we remember Marcel Dupré. Listen to it here:

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      Music heard in this episode
    • Charles-Marie Widor
      Symphony No. 9 in C minor, op. 70
      I. Moderato
      II. Andante Sostenuto
      III. Allegro
      IV. Finale (Allegro)
      Marcel Dupré
      Widor: Symphonies no 5 and 9 – Westminster XWN 18871
      1862 V/128 Cavaillé-Coll, Church of St. Sulpice, Paris, France