Pipedreams : April 2012

Dutch Masters

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.

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Celebrating Église Saint Sulpice

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.

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Spring is Here

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.

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Prayers and Alleluias

Sunday, April 08, 2012

This Easter weekend, Pipedreams features transformative and uplifting music in observance of the Christian festival of Resurrection.

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Out of the Depths

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.

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