church music

Pachelbel Was NOT A One-Hit Wonder – Check Out His Other Works!

Sharing this post today from my other blog, Connections and Conundrums, which now features a Music on Monday category. My family knows that every Christmas, they’re going to hear me rant about Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D. They steel themselves for it the same way I steel myself against hearing or playing this infernal piece …

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Empty Organ Benches

Photo by Old Shoe Woman Believe it or not, there are still churches that want organists, and we are facing both a shortage and a surplus of good players. How can that be? For the bigger jobs, the professorships and the bigger church positions that pay full-time salaries with benefits, there are many more applicants …

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How To Be A Choral Accompanist, Part III: Playing A Good Rehearsal

Photo license: Attribution, Noncommercial by HeraldpostIt’s hard to believe that it’s been three months since I posted here! Life is unbelievably busy for me, as you might have surmised. Amazingly, I’ve managed to add a few new followers in my absence! Welcome to all of you, and I hope you’ll be patient with my sporadic …

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