A different side of me

Short blog today on what I did last evening.  For several years now our friend Allen has invited us to go with him to attend an organ recital at an old mansion like house in Mt Gretna.  We were fortunate enough to be able to attend what will be the last recital in this house.  It is an amazing experience as the living room is filled with chairs and the couches are rearranged so to squeeze in 50 or more people.  I was fortunate enough to land a second row seat and have a short video (posted on my face book page) of the amazing music coming from this even more amazing instrument and extremely talented young man.

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Ryan has studied the organ since the age of six. He continues his studies of organ performance at Indiana University, and what an impressive performance he gave last evening.  Two of my favorites were the beginning and ending Johann Sebastian Bach renditions of Prelude in E Major “St. Anne”  and Fugue in E Major “St. Anne.  Each having some notes from “Oh God our Help in Ages Past” and a tribute to these recitals that have been going on for 20 years.

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My absolute favorite was a piece by Marcel Dupre, “”Cortege et Litanie – Op.19, No. 2”  This music had a single note melody and crashed into multiple notes which in a round and round manner ended in an fantastic array of incredible music.

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Mantle piece on large fireplace.

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Food delights await a happy crowd of people.

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And that is the cultured side of me, you may not have known existed.

Have a delightful summer.

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  1. That’s very interesting!

  2. Thank you for stopping by.

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