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Cochereau on DVDCochereau on DVDpadNEW! Pierre Cochereau was organist of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris from 1955 until his death at age 59 in 1984. This DVD released by the French Solstice firm, producer of most of Cochereau�s recordings, marks the 20th anniversary of his death and comprises almost two hours of material from the French National Audio-Visual Institute Archives and private sources. It is enriched with accounts from other musicians, personalities, students and close friends and family. It traces the career of the brilliant improviser that was Pierre Cochereau, and whose sudden disappearance deprived the musical world of one of its finest. Click the headline for titles and to order.
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$32.95
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Virgil Fox: The Bach Gamut Vol. 1Virgil Fox: The Bach Gamut Vol. 1padNEW! Never before released live concert. In 1976, Fox played two �Bach Gamut� concerts to audiences of 5,500 people at St. Mary�s Cathedral, San Francisco, surveying Bach�s works in all musical keys from A to G. This package comes with both a DVD and a separate audio CD bearing the same program in stereo. Included on the DVD is a TV interview with Virgil Fox. Click for details.
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$18.98
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Organ ShowcaseOrgan ShowcasepadNEW! This very well produced 45-minute video visits six organs in England played by seven organists, with pictures of the venues as well as the organists and some historical footage as well. Click on headline for program.
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$18.98
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Heavy Organ Tribute to Virgil Foxpad
NEW! DVD & CD of Ruffati Pipe Organ & KaleidoplexTM Digital Light Organ
Richard Morris, Organist-in-Residence at Spivey Hall in Atlanta, plays the Albert Schweitzer Memorial Organ of 79 ranks and 4,413 pipes, built in 1992 by the Ruffati firm of Padua, Italy. Virgil Fox coached Morris, a former student, in his way of playing these works. This package comes with both a DVD with 5.1 surround sound and a separate CD bearing the same program in stereo. Included on the video track of the DVD is the digital version of the kaleidoscopic projector that Virgil Fox made famous in his live light shows with organ. The �Kaleidoplex� produces complex, round, colorful, and harmoniously symmetrical images which are rhythmically chosen to accompany the music. The sound engineering is brilliant!
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$18.98
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Sonic BloomSonic BloompadNEW! A DVD and CD from the Atlanta Fox!
In the latest technological advance, this package comes with both a DVD with 5.1 surround sound and a separate CD bearing the same program in stereo. Included on the video track of the DVD is the digital version of the kaleidoscopic projector that Virgil Fox made famous in his live light shows with organ. The �Kaleidoplex� produces complex, round, colorful, and harmoniously symmetrical images which are rhythmically chosen to accompany the music. There are no images of the organ, theatre, or performer. Larry Douglas Embury performs on the Atlanta Fox 4-49 M�ller theatre pipe organ, somtimes accompanied by Embury himself playing a Steinway grand piano; also, some arrangements include bass and drums. For program and ordering click on title.
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$18.98
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Fred Swann on Accompaniment, AGO Video Archive Vol. 3padNEW! Fred Swann instructs in accompaniment and transcription with demonstrations (sometimes with singers) at two organs: the 95-rank Schoenstein at First-Plymouth Congregational in Lincoln, Nebraska, and the 71-rank Quimby at St. Margaret�s Episcopal in Palm Desert, California. Michael Barone interviews. Works by Handel, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Thompson, and Clokey. Click the headline for repertoire and to order.
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$25.00
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AGO Video Archive Vol. 2">Marie Claire Alain Lectures, Teaches, Plays
AGO Video Archive Vol. 2
padTwo masterclasses were captured on video while Marie-Claire Alain was on her 40th anniversary recital tour of the United States in 2002. The two locations used were the Church of the Holy Trinity (Episcopal) in New York City on February 18 and the Bales Organ Recital Hall of the University of Kansas on March 12 through 14. She gives great insights into the music and she lectures as well. Of particular interest are her memories about growing up in a famous musical family. There is also information about her career, the Alain house organ in Switzerland, how she practices, and ideas on teaching. Click on the headline for more information and works played in the Masterclasses.
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$25.00
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Catharine Crozier Plays & Teaches<br>AGO Video Archive, Vol. 1Catharine Crozier Plays & Teaches
AGO Video Archive, Vol. 1
padThis VHS Videotape features an interview, Dr. Crozier playing Langlais� Te Deum and Sowerby�s Requiescat in Pace at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, and teaching eleven works by Bach, Dupr�, Eben, Franck, Langlais, and Widor at Illinois College to students from schools in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Missouri.
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$25.00
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Evensong & Vespers from King's CollegepadNEW! Evensong & Vespers from King�s is filmed in the magnificent Chapel of King�s College, Cambridge, and the Choir of King�s College is directed by Stephen Cleobury. Click Picture for Details & to Order


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$15.98
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Anthems from KingsAnthems from King�spadAnthems from King�s Stephen Cleobury directs the Choir of King�s College, Cambridge. Includes a 30-minute documentary on the King�s Choristers, with insights into the life of the boy chroisters of King�s College Choir. Also, organ scholar Daniel Hyde�s fine performance of the Stanford Postlude in D is recorded from three angles that may be selected at will by the viewer of the DVD. Click the headline for details and to order.
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$29.98
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Carols from King's College on DVDCarols from King's College on DVDpadStephen Cleobury conducts the Choir of King�s College, Cambridge, in a service recorded recently in DTS Surround Sound and PCM stereo. Also included is a rare, 45-minute film of much of the 1954 Service of Nine Lessons and Carols directed by Boris Ord, and a 20-minute conversation among Sir David Willcocks, Sir Philip Ledger, and Stephen Cleobury. Click on headline for details
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$24.98
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O Magnum MysteriumpadNEW! O Magnum Mysterium captures the Christmas Spirit in choral works from the Renaissance (Scheidt, Praetorius, Gabrieli) and the 20th Century (Poulenc). Matthew Best conducts the Corydon Singers. Click Picture for Details & to Order


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$15.98
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LamentationspadThe Lamentations offer profound Renaissance choral music in which composers like Palestrina, Gesualdo, Josquin, Tallis, Weelkes, Byrd, and Allegri express sorrow and dispair in the most exquisite vocal sounds, here produced by the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge.
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$15.98
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Handel Coronation AnthemspadNEW! Handel Coronation Athems are sung by the Holland Boys Choir directed by Sir David Willcocks. Click Picture for Details & to Order


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$15.98
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Bach CantataspadBach Cantatas In the year 2000, the superb Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists directed by John Eliot Gardiner presented on tour all of the almost 200 extant cantatas of J. S. Bach as The Bach Cantata Pilgrimage, marking the 250th anniversary of Bach�s death. The DVD includes a 60-minute documentary of the tour, with samples of performances (and other Cantatas) in Weimar, Leipzig, Hamburg, Eisenach, Arnstadt, Blythburgh, Kirkwall, Iona, Dyfed, Cologne, and New York. As well, complete and wonderful performances of Cantatas 179, 199, and 113 are presented as recorded at St. David�s Cathedral in Dyfed. Click the headline for details and to order.
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$29.98
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Paris Organ VideospadTWO VIDEOS! Choose from six programs altogether on VHS videotape: a single video with all new material from St-Sulpice, with Daniel Roth playing both of the famous Cavaill�-Coll organs of 1857: the choir organ at the front and the Grand Orgue of 100 ranks at the back, and describing the musical history of the church. Fr�d�ric Blanc improvises and teaches how to improvise. In a set of two earlier videotapes, Daniel Roth demonstrates the Grand Orgue at St-Sulpice. Marie-Louis Langlais gives a master class on Franck at St-Clotilde; Jean Langlais lectures and performs in his studio and at his home; and the organ and organists of St-Clotilde.
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Frederick Hohman and The Methuen Organ on DVDpadFrederick Hohman introduces us to the 1863 E. F. Walcker / 1947 Aeolian-Skinner organ at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall in Methuen, Massachusetts, where this famous organ was moved from Boston�s Music Hall at the turn-of-the-century to a spectacular building designed for it by famed architect Henry Vaughan. Once owned by Ernest Skinner, the organ was rebuilt by Aeolian-Skinner in 1947. Hohman plays deGrigny, Mulet, Rachmaninoff and Wagner�s Ride of the Valkyries. He and curator Robert Newton tour the organ's 6,027 pipes behind the impressive case carved of American black walnut. Click picture more information
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$14.98
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Carol Williams Tours Organs of Blenheim PalacepadCarol Williams shows off the 1891 �Father� Henry Willis 4-56 in the ancestral home and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. The organ boasts 32� stops in the pedal and mixtures and reed choruses in all divisions. The 53-minute video and musical tour of Blenheim Palace also includes the Postill Organ in the Family Chapel and a Steinway piano in the Long Library. The VHS Hi-Fi stereo sound track sounds excellent. Click picture for repertoire
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$18.98
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J. S. Bach Video on DVD <br>The Wender Organ in Arnstadt ReconstructedJ. S. Bach Video on DVD
The Wender Organ in Arnstadt Reconstructed
padBach on DVD! First of its kind, this 90-minute DVD brings cutting-edge video and sound quality to a TV program of music by J. S. Bach. Of great importance to the organ world is the very first recording of the newly reconstructed Wender organ at the Bach Church in Arnstadt, where J. S. B. worked for two years. Also included are excellent performances of works for chorus and small orchestra with organ, solo harpsichord, and small string ensemble. Sites of the concerts and of importance in Bach's life include Arnstadt, M�hlhausen, Weimar Castle, K�then Castle, Leipzig St. Thomas Church and the Old Bourse. Also, a 20-minute program on the life and work of Bach, spoken in English, with video of important places in his life.
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$19.95
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Videos About OrganbuildingVideos About OrganbuildingpadExpert presentations on technical aspects of the organ. Choose from many titles.
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Theater Organ VideospadTheatre Organ Video Concerts are played by Donald Mackenzie, Phil Kelsall, John Mann, and John Ogden on famous Wurlitzers and Comptons. Also, classic silent films such as Wings are recorded with fabulous theatre organ sound tracks.
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Diane Bish VideospadThe organ on TV! Choose from dozens of titles including NEW! ones from Callaway Gardens, Atlanta, and Baton Rouge. These entertaining videotapes feature visits with interesting organs in the U. S. and in Europe. Diane Bish plays the organs, sometimes with other instruments.
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Charles Brenton Fisk: A RetrospectiveCharles Brenton Fisk: A RetrospectivepadCharles B. Fisk was a well-known organbuilder who established a firm of great influence and achievement in Gloucester, Massachusetts. This video tells the story of his life and work, including his childhood, early education in the area of physics, and the musical influences that turned his attention to the building of pipe organs. Several significant organs that he built are featured along with some commentary by Fisk himself. Friends and colleagues talk of their associations with him and the impact he had on their creative and personal experience. 50 minutes
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$39.95
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Pulling Out All the Stops: The Pipe Organ in AmericaPulling Out All the Stops: The Pipe Organ in AmericapadVHS Videotape celebrates the pipe organ in America. It features every kind of organ in many places and venues across the country. An exciting introduction to the organ for students, organ committees, congregations, or for your own enjoyment.
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$24.95
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Voices in the WindVoices in the WindpadThe most complete and communicative TV documentary about the organ and the way it works yet devised, this 50-minute videotape draws one�s attention and holds it through an explanation of the organ�s many types of mechanism, the way pipes produce tone, the instrument�s history, acoustical theory, and visits to two organbuilders� factories.
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$39.95
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Festival of Lessons and Carols: The Traditional Anglican Servicepad
$24.95
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Virtuoso Organ MusicpadA VHS videotape with high-quality, CD-like stereo sound on the VHS-HiFi track with excellent video of virtuoso Philippe Delacour playing two fine organs including a Cavaill�-Coll. Dupr�, Vierne, Bach, Couperin, Franck, Liszt, Alain, Durufl�, Messiaen. There is a conventional sound track as well, for low-tech VCRs.
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$19.98
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E. M. Skinner�s Home MoviespadErnest Skinner�s captivating and nostalgic motion pictures feature Clarence Eddy, Lynnwood Farnam, G. Donald Harrison, Vierne, Dupr�, Widor, the organ shop, England & France in 1924, Niagara Falls, Yosemite, California, Hawaii, family summers at the lake, etc.
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$24.95
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Freeing the Caged Bird: Developing Well-Coordinated, Injury-Preventive Piano TechniquepadA pioneer in teaching injury-preventive keyboard technique, Barbara Lister-Sink demonstrates a step-by-step method to injury-free technique in this excellent resource to teachers and players of all keyboards.
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$39.95
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Tavener: Choral IkonspadTavener: Choral Ikons The Choir, James Whitbourn, conductor, sings music of Sir John Tavener (b. 1944), whose fame spread wide when his Song for Athene was sung during Princess Diana�s funeral in 1998. He writes,�I see music as a �window of sound� on to the Divine World . . .� The DVD includes the virtual recreation of the interior of the Hagia Sophia, Justinian�s great 6th-century church. Click the headline for details and to order.
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$29.98
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Live Concert from St. Nicolai Church, LeipzigpadIn this church on October 9, 1989, a �Protest of Silence� led to the reunification of Germany and demolition of the Berlin Wall beginning exactly one month later. The DVD includes a documentary on the event. The concert recorded here was given 10 years later, to the day, for benefit of this church, where Bach was cantor simultaneously with his position at St. Thomas Church. Click the headline for details and to order.
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$24.98
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Christmas CarolspadChristmas Carols Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, directed by Timothy Brown; Jonathan Brown, organ. Filmed at St. Edmondsbury Cathedral, Bury St.Edmonds, England. Click the headline for details and to order.
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$15.98
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St. John PassionSt. John PassionpadBACH: St. John Passion The Choir of King�s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, director; Brandenburg Corsort led by Roy Goodman. Soloists John-Mark Ainsley, Stephen Richardson, Catherine Bott, Michael Chance, Paul Agnew, Stephen Varcoe Click the headline for details and to order.
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$15.98
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St. Matthew PassionSt. Matthew PassionpadBACH: St. Matthew Passion King's College Choir, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, dir.; Brandenburg Consort Click the headline for details and to order.
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$15.98
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Ave VerumpadChoral Classics St. John's College Choir, Cambridge, directed by Christopher Robinson; Peter Davis, organ; Alison Atkinson, cello; Naomi Rudoe, harp Click the headline for details and to order.
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$15.98
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Purcell Sacred MusicPurcell Sacred MusicpadHenry Purcell Sacred Music Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Timothy Brown, dir.; Jonathan Brown, Keri Dexter, organs; Baroque Brass of London; Andrew Manze, Marshall Marcus, violins; Jan Schlapp, viola; Jenny Ward-Clarke, bass violin; Liz Kenny, William Carter, theorbos. Filmed at Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge. Click the headline for details and to order.
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Celebration of the SpiritpadChoir of Clare College, Cambridge, directed by Timothy Brown; Organ: The Wallace Collection; Rachel Masters, harp; *Lawrence Zazzo, counter-tenor. Filmed at St. Matthew's, Northampton, England. Click the headline for details and to order.
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$17.98
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Banquet of the SensespadBanquet of the Senses At the Palazza Te in Mantua, Italy, The Consort of Musicke performs 14 madrigals by Monteverdi Click the headline for details and to order.
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$17.98
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Poulenc: Stabat MaterpadNEW! Poulenc: Stabat Mater and other music inspired by the Black Madonna of Rocamadour is performed by Judith Howarth, soprano; the Choirs of St. John�s, Clare, and Gonville & Caius Colleges, Cambridge, England, with the BBC Philharmonic, Christopher Robinson, conductor. Documentary on the Black Madonna. Click the headline for details and to order.
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