Pipedreams : April 2012
Sunday, April 29, 2012
In observance of the 450th anniversary of composer and organist Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck’s birth, this week Pipedreams surveys organ art in the Netherlands.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
The Parisian church Église Saint Sulpice enjoyed the world’s largest musical instrument when its mighty 100-stop Cavaillé-Coll pipe organ was inaugurated 150 years ago, on Easter Sunday, April 20, 1862.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Whether in pagan ritual, songs of sunshine, spiritual revival or April showers, we enjoy the sweet music -- and breezes -- of springtime music.
Sunday, April 08, 2012
This Easter weekend, Pipedreams features transformative and uplifting music in observance of the Christian festival of Resurrection.
Sunday, April 01, 2012
This week's Pipedreams looks at meditations from the dark side by Bach, Sweelinck, Daveluy and Grunenwald, somber music of sadness, solace and strength.