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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

Dec
9
2019
PROG No. 1949
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1891 Schyven/Our Lady Cathedral, Antwerp, Belgium

For the Christmas Festival

…a multi-generational sampler of festival holiday music from many lands.

Dec
2
2019
PROG No. 1948
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2012 Dyer/Cathedral of Christ the King, Lexington, KY

Resourceful Resonances

…a selection of recent, varied, and colorful pipe organs from around the United States.

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Alsace Tour — 2020

1741 Silbermann

We're already looking forward to our upcoming tour of the Historic Organs of Alsace, taking place in spring of 2020. Visit our tour page for details!

 

 


Stephen Cleobury (1948-2019)

Stephen Cleobury

Stephen Cleobury, the esteemed director of England's world-famous Choir of King's College, Cambridge, died Friday at 70. Read Michael's moving tribute here.

 

 


Memories from the Fall Tour to Bach Country

Bach

We're back from Bach Country after a splendid two weeks. See pictures and commentary from the October 2019 Tour here.

 

 


Lucinda Dudley (1935-2019)

We remember the incomparable Lucinda Dudley, who died in July at the age of 84.

The Baronian Backstory

Michael Barone and PIPEDREAMS are the feature of a newly-released monograph from the American Guild of Organists. Read some of the back-story to the program and its host.

 



Michael Barone

Listen to an interview with MPR's Tom Crann at the Minnesota State Fair, as Michael reflects on his first 50 years of working at Minnesota Public Radio.


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Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America

 

 

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Bach n’ All...

Downloads are available of the complete Bach organ works played on historic instruments by James Kibbie of the University of Michigan.



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Continuing support of PIPEDREAMS is provided in loving memory of Wesley and Lucinda Dudley by their family, with additional support from Walter McCarthy, Clara Ueland, and the Greystone Foundation, by Jan and Steve Kirchner, by the Art and Martha Kaemmer Fund of the HRK Foundation, in celebration of the life of Martha Hulings Kaemmer, and by listener-contributors to this public radio station. Support also comes from the member organizations of APOBA, the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, a collaborative of designers, creators, and maintainers of pipe organs found in religious and educational institutions, concert halls, and residences throughout the United States and beyond. An APOBA resource guide and member prospectus is available at APOBA.COM or by calling 800-473-5270.

 

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