Yikes

May 27, 2013 § Leave a comment

Yikes! Working on obtaining archival photos, listing credits, obtaining animation of mechanical action, putting together a short historical section, figuring out errors and omissions insurance, arranging timelines, getting a cheap helicopter for an opening shot, weighing in now around 75 minutes and needing to cut that down to 55, fussing with musical backgrounds, praying there will be at least enough money to get through a sound mix. Anyone interested in making a tax-deductible donation, trusty ol’ DER (Documentary Educational Resources),¬†www.der.org¬†will take your check made out to them and annotated “The Opus 139 Project.” We can use it. And spring is sprung!

Olivier Latry teaches a master class at Memorial Church on Opus 139

May 27, 2013 § Leave a comment

M. Latry, an organist at Notre Dame de Paris, visits Harvard during a sojourn with the Boston Symphony, and conducts a master class with organists there on the new Fisk Opus 139.

Nancy Granert, Organist, comments on Opus 139

May 20, 2013 § Leave a comment

Comments on Opus 46 and its impressive replacement by this former Memorial Church organist and recent recitalist on Opus 139.

Edward Jones plays Couperin

May 20, 2013 § Leave a comment

And remarks on Memorial Church’s new organ, Opus 139, dedicated to the late Rev. Gomes and to the late Charles Fisk, and built by CB Fisk, the company Charles Fisk founded in 1961.

Peter Krasinski at the console of Opus 139, Memorial Church, Cambridge

May 4, 2013 § Leave a comment

Peter talks about touch, improvisation to silent movies (his specialty), what he listens for when he sits down at a pipe organ he doesn’t know yet, and the lineage of Opus 46, as found in Harvard’s new organ…

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