At the Prelude (10:50am) CORNETS A “Cornet” is a special organ sound made when 5 flute stops of different pitches (8’, 4’, 2-2/3’, 2’, 1-3/5’) are combined. The timbre created is rather “reedy” even though only flute pipes are playing. Cornets are an integral part of all organs, particularly in Spain, and even more so in France. Our Holtkamp organ had 2 cornet combinations.
At the Prelude (10:50 am) BACH Today I turn to the “center of the universe,” the most important composer for the organ of all times: Johann Sebastian Bach. And why not start with the single most famous organ composition ever written? Toccata and Fugue in D Minor Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) This amazing piece almost lives in a world of its own among the
At the Prelude (10:45am) The Continuation of the Plein Jeux Right now the organ team is voicing the various Plein Jeux of the organ. A Plein Jeux is also known as Organo Pleno, or Plenum, or Principal Chorus in various languages. It refers to the group of principal stops of different pitches that all go together, right up to the highest pitches of the
Interfaith Worship: A Community Thanksgiving at First Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, November 24th at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Music by the Children’s Choir of the Village Temple and the Children’s and Youth Music Ministries of First Presbyterian Church. There will be a kosher reception following the service
There will be a Harvest Supper in the Parish Hall, Tuesday, November 23, at 6:30 p.m., with a talk by Archbishop Peter Carnley: “Current Challenges to World Anglicanism.”