1. Interesting Facts About the Organ – Part 4

    If you’ve been staying up-to-date on our blog, you know that we have been doing a short blog series about interesting facts about the organ. The organ has been around for more than a thousand years in a variety of forms and until recently, has been the center of culture, whether at banquets and circuses or church ceremonies and Catholic mass. Though the organ isn’t still at the center of daily…Read More

  2. Interesting Facts About the Organ – Part 2

    Though the organ has in the last hundred years fallen from mainstream popularity, up until the mid-late 1900s the organ has been adored by many across the world. If you’ve been following our blog you will have read that the organ actually has ancient origins, being first referenced at 246 BCE by Ctesibius of Alexandria and was a beloved instrument of ancient Rome and all across the Mediterranean…Read More

  3. Easy Steps to Playing the Organ

    Basic Steps for Learning the Organ Learn to Read Music One of the first steps to playing the organ is to learn how to read music. Reading music is about not only learning the names of the notes, but also learning how to count time signatures and keep a steady rhythm. Many music stores have flashcards and other methods for learning music. Consistent time spent every day is the key to learning music…Read More

  4. The Digital Organ: The Comeback Kid

    When you think of popular progressive music, the organ probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind, but it should. The organ is an often forgotten gem and with high-quality traditional organs, and the Viscounts hybrid and digital organs being made and played today, it’s time to join the organ in the spotlight. Organ and Full Sound Though at times only thought to be reserved for funerals an…Read More

  5. Evolving the Digital Organ

    The evolution of the organ has not been a rapid process, instead it has grown and changed over time thanks to societal tastes and technological limitations throughout the formation of today’s Western Civilization. This gradual, relatively unchanged evolution took a massive spike as technology allowed for digital elements to be included in the classic pipe organ in the mid-to-late 19th century. I…Read More