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Then sit back and enjoy some of the brightest and most informative organist tributes on the Internet.
See Pedal Percussion & Pipes in menu
for the following
ALAN HAVEN - AN IMAGE.
It tells his life story in words and music, and I like to think it will now be recogised as a tribute to his talent and contribution to the organ and keyboard world.
Back in the 80s I presented a series of live concerts at the BBC Playhouse in Manchester featuring artists playing the BBC WurliTzer theatre organ, and also on electronic of their own choice. One of the first was Keith Beckingham and the full concert can now be heard, together with photos and additional information on the new website.
When this famous organist passed away, also in January 2016, I decided to upload the two complete halves of a concert at the same venue, as a tribute to his amazing skill and artistry at the theatre pipe organ and electronic organ...often both at the same time as you will hear in this live concert from the early 80s.
Another visit to the famous BBC Playhouse in Manchester to enjoy the former BBC Theatre Organ No 3 in the hands of Boltons own Happy Wanderer RONALD CURTIS. This is a live concert recorded during the 80s for the long running BBC Radio Manchester series PEDAL, PERCUSSION & PIPES.
ORGAN CELEBRITIES - LATEST ADDITION.
FRIEDA HALL VOL 45
Despite her many years as a Broadcasting, Concert & Recording organist no complete documentary exists of Frieda Hall. After many months research this video traces her lifetime as the International Queen of the Keys, from childhood days to her final performance. It is told in a mixture of her own words and music.
It doesn't seem possible that its been 20 years since KLAUS WUNDERLICH passed away. His music remains as popular as ever with new recordings in recent months on the NOT NOW MUSIC label. Why not check them out. At the same time there is a Web Page devoted to many aspects of his life. Head on over to:
You will be able to enjoy special photos / unique record sleeves and private videos that are not available elsewhere. In July 2015 a new video was added showing all his 14 Gold Awards. This is the first time anywhere in the world that this collection has ever been seen.
KLAUS WUNDERLICH (ORGAN CELEBRITIES VIDEO 23) HAS NOW OVER 98,830 HITS SINCE BEING UPLOADED TO YOU-TUBE IN 2010. HAVE YOU SEEN IT YET?
Notes from the Producer:
You will note from our Menu listing that we have do not have a dedicated NEWS page. This is because news is left to the websites who deal with it - see Keyboard News & Chat in Menu. However, there is nothing stopping you writing to our GUESTBOOK as someone has already done. Your letter will be published if it considered in anyway relevant to the nature of this website. Regrettably, it is not normally possible to include news of forthcoming events on the Organ1st Radio programme - please see the full explanation in FAQs.
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