What is the real or potential use of a 32 notes pedalboard? What was the RATIONALE or arguments AGO experts proposed to recommend extend the pedal from the classical and europeans 30 to 32 noes? Or it was the result of a committee whim?
30 notes will suffice to cover almost all...
I would like to share with you an old edition not available in IMSLP, which contains Bach's 8 Little Preludes and Fugues (from pag. 16) among other big works..
Although is kind of a romantic edition (1904), I consider is convenient for us the amateurs who haven't had access to...
I like very much this sheet music of BWV 569 for its fingering indications and interpretation marks:
I was told (by Joyce Jones) that it is from a very old edition (and out of fashion), but I would like to know to WHICH BACH´S WORKS EDITION it...
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You may download this beautiful piece in:
And you can listen it played by the composer himself in:
ENJOY it, as I do.
(Although I am a senior (+60), when I grow up I like to play...
If we were asked by extraterrestrial visitors about the # 1 pipe organ in the world to take a look at it, what would be your choice?
I would take them -in their own flying saucer, of course- to Australia:cool:: Sydney Opera House. Why? Mechanics, sound, size. Just look...
We amateur organist almost never have the opportunity to learn from professionals.
But recently I found a page hosted by Dr. Vidas Pinkevicius which offers interesting lessons and wise teachings and advices on organ art playing.
The link is:
I know that most organ-fans are not wealthy business man. Every penny counts. So I got gladly the new HW4 Basic edition ($249) so I could play St. Anne organ -an another free organs- in all its splendor. And in fact, I did: it sounds like the the real organ. Marvelously.
But after that...
I´d like to share some important advices for studying a new piece, learned at Baylor U. with Joyce Jones (and also with Pascal Marseault, from France)
1. After a global and analytical survey, sub-divide the piece in short sections, and when a section is dominated, go to the next, and then join...
What is the "authentic" tempo for Bach´s toccata in F major?. My opinios is that it should be playe in a moderate tempo, so that its melodic lines may be heard clearly, but most of the greatest organists play it in a hurry.
Hello every organ enthusiastics. I am also new in the forum (I am from Manizales, Colombia)
If you like to know the mores than 100 years old spanish trackter I try to keep alive, you my visit:
www.lapatria.com/adminlapatria/medios/pdf/36/20091128.pdfI am also new in the forum.