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    Hazel Wright Organ Performance by Catharine Crozier

    One of the Greats we have lost. Enjoy, Am back in action and doing much better.
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
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    Quote Originally Posted by wljmrbill View Post
    One of the Greats we have lost. Enjoy, Am back in action and doing much better.
    Glad to see a long-standing member posting, as there have been few of these since I joined MIMF in early October.
    I am glad you are 'back in action' - was that after a health issue, or do you mean you've made progress with a musical career?

    I will make time to listen to the organ performance, and I am sure that I will enjoy it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ella Beck View Post
    Glad to see a long-standing member posting, as there have been few of these since I joined MIMF in early October.
    I am glad you are 'back in action' - was that after a health issue, or do you mean you've made progress with a musical career?

    I will make time to listen to the organ performance, and I am sure that I will enjoy it.
    I have had COPD,blocked arteries and anemia issues... been off oxygen for a few months.so time will tell as no cures. At my age not progress with career: not as lucky(nor as good as) as Dr. Croshier
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
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    Bill

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    Yes John and organ now being rebuilt in Italy. Now belongs to the Catholic church.

    Quote Originally Posted by John Watt View Post
    Thank you for posting a new thread I can reply to,
    because this works for me on as many levels as the keyboards she has.

    First, while I've never heard of this woman, I'm sorry for your musical loss.
    I don't know if you've been following her truly long career for all of your life,
    but I know what it's like when someone you follow and try to be like leaves you alone.

    As a sixty-seven year old man, trying to refinish my inventive guitar,
    finding more motivation to get out there and play and work hard to get it together isn't easy,
    but seeing this eighty year old organist play inspires hopeful thoughts.

    And for sure, seeing a live concert with a real audience is very reassuring.
    Was this in the Glass Cathedral? I recognized the man at the end.
    A mother of a guitar player friend of mine used to watch that Christian evangelist.
    I'm seeing this building as being non-denominational, so in all heart I could attend.
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
    - Jean Langlais

    I wish you the Best for each day, now and always.

    Bill

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    Thanks John.... Been on a Hypertension Diet so is healthy one and not to tasty either
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
    - Jean Langlais

    I wish you the Best for each day, now and always.

    Bill

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Watt View Post
    ... hypertension? That's something I'm surprised any musician could get.
    Having nerves is good, it's proof you're alive.

    Definition of Hypertension from Google:

    hypertension
    /hʌɪpəˈtɛnʃ(ə)n/
    noun MEDICINE


    • abnormally high blood pressure.


      • a state of great psychological stress.


    So, while having 'nerves' may be good, having 'hypertension' of any sort isn't.
    Hypertension meaning high blood pressure is a huge health concern, as it can accompany or presage strokes and heart attacks.

    Diet can lower blood pressure - here's an example of one.
    https://www.healthline.com/health/fo...blood-pressure

    It wouldn't be everybody's cup of tea but as @wljmrbill says above, it is healthy.

    Apparently listening to music does help lower blood pressure, but it depends on the tempo!
    https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/514644_6
    Last edited by Ella Beck; Dec-21-2018 at 17:49.
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    Here's a tribute to the OP organist that I discovered on YouTube & found interesting.

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