Since its creation nearly two years ago, The Organ Manual website has gone from strength to strength, with a loyal following as well as new visitors on a regular basis. Some days […]
May 2021 Review
A look at some of the organ news from May 2021, written a little later than planned! It’s been a busy month with lockdown easing and there are plenty of things to share!
Saving a Musical Jewel
The project to preserve the fine Hill & Son pipe organ of All Saints’ Cheltenham Alex Fishburn was a Chorister at Durham Cathedral where he studied piano with Keith Wright and later […]
April 2021 Review
I think it would be impossible to start a review of April without mention of the exquisite music played and sung at the funeral of HRH Prince Phillip. It was simply wonderful […]
Lengthen or Shorten Here
The guest writer for April is Rosemary Field. Rosemary trained at the Royal College of Music, has worked as a diocesan adviser and more recently with the RSCM. In this article tells us how important it is to listen, listen and listen some more.
March 2021 Review
A review of organ news from March 2021 along with an exciting announcement of plans for The Organ Manual!
The Royal College of Organists
The Royal College of Organists (RCO) is a unique institution. Why is that? It is the only College which was established to promote the interests of performers of just one instrument. And what an instrument? In fact, in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s words, “The King of Instruments”.
February 2021 Review
February 2021 – a brief review of some of the organ highlights from the month.
The guest blog this month is written by Patti Whaley, who created OrganTricks.net where ideas are shared on making impossible pieces more possible. In the article Patti tells us more about the site, why it was created and shares a few ideas.
January 2021 Review
A short review of January 2021 and some of the organ highlights that have caught my eye!