Improvisation

Now that school is back in full swing, I have had a few moments to capture another recording.  Since the first six Evening Improvisations were at St. Paul of the Cross Monastery Church and the next three were at Rice, I knew it was time to make a recording on the new Jaeckel Organ at … More Improvisation

Composition

The piece I present today comes from a competition that the American Guild of Organists held.  The National Convention in Houston organized a competition of preludes and postludes based on modern tunes.  As an improviser, I often treat modern tunes in old fashions.  This work is simply an ornamented chorale prelude after the style of … More Composition

Composition

At the beginning of the year, I revisited several older works that I have always found attractive here and here.  Both pieces are fairly simple and do not take much time in the way of expertise, skill, or practice for that matter.  Which is fine!  Complication does not equal quality or success.  That is a … More Composition