The Organ (v)

But for Barker’s invention (plagiarising?) of the pneumatic lever that Cavaillé-Coll had made such use of in St. Sulpice, such vast organs, using such high wind-pressures, would not have been practicable – no organist would [more…]


Easter Day

    Christ our passover is sacrificed for us: therefore let us keep the feast; Not with the old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness: but with the unleavened bread of sincerity [more…]


The Organ (iv)

By about 1850, not only had large numbers of Cathedral Organs been re-built, incorporating the latest mechanical contrivances, and improvements in terms of type and range of sounds, but many Parish Churches, too, had had [more…]