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Organ (music)

Organ (music)
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ClassificationKeyboard instrument (Aerophone)
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The organ (from Greek όργανον organon, "organ, instrument, tool"), is a keyboard instrument of one or more divisions, each played with its own keyboard operated either with the hands or with the feet. The organ is a relatively old musical instrument in the Western musical tradition, dating from the time of Ctesibius of Alexandria who is credited with the invention of the hydraulis. By around the 8th century it had overcome early associations with gladiatorial combat and gradually assumed a prominent place in the liturgy of the Catholic Church; subsequently it has re-emerged as a secular and recital instrument.

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Bach's most famous organ piece, with a bar-graph score. FAQ Q: Can I download a version to play on my computer/iPod/iPad/iPhone/etc.? A: Yes, you can get that here: Q: Where can I get free sheet music for this piece? A: Sheet music for this can be found here: Q: Who wrote Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor? Q: Isn't that like asking who's buried in Grant's Tomb? A: Heh-heh. A theory has recently (1981) been put forth that JS Bach did not write this piece. A brief summary of the supporting evidence for this theory can be read here: Q: What's wrong with synchronization? A: I don't know, but it appears that if you use this URL, it works better: Q: Where can I get the mp3 of this? A: You can download it here: Q: What does the piece look like as a whole? A: There are versions you can print out here The 'scroll' version is for cutting out and taping together to form a long strip. Q: Where can I get the MIDI file that this was made from? A: I'm not sure it's exactly the same, but the closest I could find was this: Q: Hey, what happened to my question/comment? A: Questions answered in the FAQ, and comments with nothing to do with the video ("spam"), are removed. If you posted a comment and don't know why it's gone, email me (stephen at musanim dot com) with "YouTube comment" in the subject line. Q: How did you make this video? A: You can read about it here: www <b>...</b>
8.57 min. | 4.91 user rating
Support our videos! Johann Pachelbel's beautiful interweaving of melody & harmony--one of the great works of music! Soundtrack at Performed on original instruments by San Francisco Early Music Ensemble Voices of Music. Featuring Katherine Kyme, Carla Moore & Cynthia Freivogel, baroque violin; Tanya Tomkins, baroque cello, Hanneke van Proosdij, baroque organ; David Tayler, theorbo. About the performance: the canon is played using not only the instruments but also the bowing techniques from the time of Pachelbel. As you can see from the video, especially if you look at the high definition version, the string instruments are not only baroque, but they are in baroque setup: this means that the strings, fingerboard, bridge and other parts of the violin appear just as they did in Pachelbel's time. No metal hardware such as chinrests, clamps or fine tuners are used on the violins, allowing the violins to vibrate freely. A good example of baroque bowing can be seen in the extended passage of repeated notes: the musicians play these notes on one bowâthe shorter & lighter baroque bowâto created a gliding effect. The players also hold the bow very differently which affects the balance and touch. Both the style and the amount of vibrato are based on baroque treatises which describe the methods for playing, bowing & articulation in the late 17th century. The narrow, shimmering vibrato blends with the baroque organ. The organ used is made entirely of wood <b>...</b>
4.67 min. | 4.96 user rating
This is a 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Medley played live on the Roland Music Atelier Organ which is really the most awesome keyboard instrument in the world. It is a "one man orchestra." Atelier is a French word meaning "a studio especially for an artist or designer" and this is truly the ultimate keyboard made for a musical artist or musical designer. Everything is played live on the instrument, nothing is pre-recorded, no tracks, no automatic accompaniments. Everything you hear you can see played on one of the two keyboards and/or pedal board. The percussion comes from the keys on the lower keyboard or the pedal board. Since there are a limited number of these made, I only had a few days to practice and prepare this piece. There are a few mistakes, but they are also part of what prove that I am playing it live. I made this arrangement myself of what I consider the best of the music from the first two movies. In the video you can see several screen shots of the sound setups used, and the names of the pieces as they occur. The pieces in the medley are: The Medallion Calls, Jack Sparrow, Two Hornpipes, Davy Jones Plays His Organ, and He's a Pirate. If you want the music, there are books available from all 3 movies in piano solo or easy piano format. I based my arrangements from the music in these books. They are published by Hal Leonard and you can most likely purchase them from your local music store or order them from an online retailer. Go to the publisher's website www <b>...</b>
4.80 min. | 4.92 user rating
Toccata and fugue in D minor by JS Bach played on glass harp (musical glasses) by robert Tiso Recorded and mixed at Blocco A, (PD) Italy by Giulio Ragno Favero and Giovanni Ferliga. New Album "CRYSTAL SOUND" is now available. For info visit ã°ã©ã¹ãã¼ãBach's most famous organ piece arranged for glass harp. Free sheet music for this can be found here: A theory has recently (1981) been put forth that JS Bach did not write this piece. A brief summary of the supporting evidence for this theory can be read here: To listen to a good organ version watch Kurt Ison, Sydney Town Hall.: Or Karl Richter: Also arranged for symphonic orchestra for the famous Walt Disney cartoon "Fantasia" in 1940. Can be viewed at: A very interesting version with a bar-graph score (midi sequencer score) gives you a visual idea of the voicing of this piece. watch:
7.35 min. | 4.94 user rating Support our Videos! Soundtrack available here Air on the G String: Bach's timeless work, performed on original instruments by San Francisco Early Music Ensemble Voices of Music and accompanied by a montage of the most beautiful images of deep space. Visit us at for more videos and concert information. Featuring Elizabeth Blumenstock and Katherine Kyme, baroque violins; Lisa Grodin, baroque viola, Joanna Blendulf, baroque cello; William Skeen, violone; Hanneke van Proosdij, chamber organ; David Tayler, theorbo. Every effort has been made to recreate the original ensemble that performed this piece. This includes using the original violins, viola, cello, baroque organ with German style pipes and wind chest, as well as the strings and baroque bows. A characteristic pitch of 415.3 Hz was chosen which is lower than the modern Concert pitch of 440Hz. This pitch favors the colors of the baroque strings and Continuo. Bowing patterns, articulation, trills and ornamentation are all based on German baroque performance practice. NB High definition version with stereo sound here: Listen for free to our Bach CD at Or buy at Amazon
5.37 min. | 4.94 user rating
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Johann Pachelbel's (1653 - 1706) deeply romantic and haunting Canon in D Major. This wonderful composition by Pachelbel is played on Technics Electronic Keyboard with Synthesised Church Pipe Organ Effects by well known Transvestite Fashion Model and Amateur Transgender Musician - Miss Denise Erica Hewitt. *** Inspired by those magnificant Royal Weddings, Denise is wearing a wonderful long lacy Wedding Dress from Zoe's Bridal Boutique, with a magical Diamante Bridal Tiara for these seductive and romantic royal wedding music variations on the Canon in D Major by Baroque composer Johann Pachelbel *** 2011 Update: Congratulations to HRH Prince William of Wales and HRH Catherine Middleton (now the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge) on their Royal Wedding - today, Friday 29th April, 2011, in Westminster Abbey, London. *** *** On my YouTube Music Channel you'll find recordings of all three wedding hymns from the beautiful music of their spectacular Marriage Service - Cwm Rhondda, Love Divine, and Jerusalem - that I uploaded last year since they're my favourite wedding hymns too!!! - Enjoy:)
6.63 min. | 3.26 user rating
this video is made of videos i found and really enjoyed watching .. there is no intention to offend anyone this is truly from the love to music.. thank u all so much for sharing your talent.. you can check all the links to the original videos down here and also at the end of the video.. Stay tuned Organ Rim Rain stick Ride Brushes Drums Saxophon Piano 1 Piano 2 Piano 3 Frensh horn 1 French horn 2 French horn 3 Vocal Triangle Cello 1 Cello 2 Cello 3 Micro synth Korg MS-20 synth Native american flute Flute Guitar
5.33 min. | 4.83 user rating
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0.68 min. | 4.82 user rating
Quite some years ago a bride requested this for her wedding processional. At that time, no sheet music for the complete organ solo had been published (but it has been published since then). Lacking printed music for it I transcribed it by ear, listening over and over to the record. The bride and I did agree that the sequé into "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria" should be eliminated! So I ended the music by resolving it on V/I chords just before that part came in. Incidentlly, the organ sequence was composed by Ashley Miller and played (most likely by Miller) -- not on the beautiful organ in the cathedral (*) where the scene was shot, but on the now-gone Robert Morton pipe organ in the former Lorin Whitney Studio in Glendale, California. Yes folks, that glorious "cathedral organ" was really a theatre organ (Wurlitzer type) played without tremulants! Organists familiar with that sound -- theatre organs sans trems -- who listen to that track with this knowledge now in hand will clearly recognize that that's what they are hearing. "That's show biz!" ------- (*) The Mondsee Cathedral in Salzburg, founded in 748 AD on the ruins of a Roman settlement. The oldest German translation of the Bible was written here - the Mondsee Matthew. In the wedding scene, Maria, led by Liesl, walked down the aisle to meet the Baron von Trapp in front of the main altar. The first time they filmed the scene, there was nobody at the altar to wed them when they reached the top of the stairs <b>...</b>
1.40 min. | 0 user rating

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Bauman organ concert at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral today - Alexandria Town Talk Tweet this news
Alexandria Town Talk--The St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Concert Series will present Lynn Bauman, cathedral music director and organist, in a concert of -organ- works. ... - Date : Thu, 21 Oct 2010 07:55:55 GMT+00:00
Former president bequeaths nearly $3M to Concord - Boston Globe Tweet this news
Boston Globe---...- restore 102-year-old stained glass windows at Concord United Methodist Church in Athens, and restore a pipe -organ- and practice -organ- in the Alexander ... - Date : Thu, 21 Oct 2010 13:33:17 GMT+00:00
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Evensong celebration - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--Parishioners will be dusting down Victorian prayer books and hymn sheets for a service to celebrate the 160th birthday of their church -organ- later. ... - Date : Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:14:41 GMT+00:00
Infusion Ups Risk of Organ Failure in Trauma Patients - Doctors Lounge Tweet this news
Doctors Lounge--Early transfusion of fresh frozen plasma is associated with an increased risk of post-injury multiple -organ- failure, according to research published in the ... - Date : Thu, 21 Oct 2010 16:17:46 GMT+00:00
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Troy Record--RENSSELAER � The Doane Stuart School is in the midst of installing a 3500 pipe, $1.25 million -organ- that was handcrafted in the 1970s in ... - Date : Thu, 21 Oct 2010 11:49:57 GMT+00:00

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