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Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments

May
21
2018
PROG No. 1821
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1995 Noack/Christ the King Lutheran Church

Houston AGO 2016 (IV)

……a final round of performances from the 2016 national convention of the American Guild of Organists in Houston, TX

May
14
2018
PROG No. 1820
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1876 Hook/St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Buffalo, NY

Music of the Night

……whether in a poetic vision or an emotional sensibility, regardless of the time of day, sometimes a nocturnal impression provides exactly the right mood

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Beautiful Belgium!

Michael is currently leading a tour of historic organs of Belgium! You can find more info on the tour here. Stay tuned for info on the next tour!

You can also join our Pipedreams Belgium Tour Facebook group!


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.

Meet Michael!

Michael Barone makes personal appearances here and there, and would love to greet you at one of these upcoming events:

May 15-26, 2018
Join Michael Barone and friends for the annual Pipedreams Group Tour of historic organs… covering 5 centuries of the organ-builder's art… in Belgium.

June 23, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Join master-of-ceremonies Michael Barone for the annual family-friendly Kimmel Center Organ Day in Philadelphia. It's free!

July 5, 2018, 3:30-7:00 p.m.
Michael Barone hosts a PIPEDREAMS LIVE! event featuring the seven Quimby Rising Stars young artists, plus Michael Unger premiering the final pieces in the Pipedreams-commissioned set of Preludes and Fugues in Jazz Style by Henry Martin! Public invited!


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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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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