Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
……with vintage recordings digitally reissued, we reflect on one of the great 20th century masters of the pipe organ.
……a sampler of some of the instruments to be featured in June during the 2016 American Guild of Organists National Convention.
Michael Barone makes personal appearances here and there, and would love to greet you at one of these upcoming events:
June 11, 2016
Visit with Michael Barone and enjoy family-friendly events during the annual Philadelphia Organ Day at the Kimmel Center downtown.
June 14-18, 2016
Enjoy the talents of an international array of young talent, and chat with master-of-ceremonies Michael Barone in an extraordinary environment during the Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition.
You can 'meet Michael' in places that few have a chance to visit, inside the marvelous, magnificent and monumental Wanamaker Grand Court Organ at Macy's Philadelphia Department Store…via a superb behind-the-scenes visit with Wanamaker Organ curator Curt Mangel, via a detailed DVD that reveals much about this incredible music-making masterpiece.
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Behind the Facade:
A Listener’s Guide to the Pipe Organ
1996 Bond organ at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Portland, Oregon
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