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We Want Your Input!

2015-09-02

We are looking for suggestions for topics for The Barde from you!... Yes. You! At "The Barde", we have been creating articles, tutorials, sample set reviews and product reviews. We hope you ...

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The Anglican Way of setting up and using pistons!

2015-10-05

I have to admit that "pushing pistons" is one of my favorite things to do!Since I'm pretty much "self-taught", I do LOTS of things that many fine teachers would say are "wrong".  Each musician mu...

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Furtwängler & Hammer Imperial Cathedral Königslutter - A Kingly Instrument for a Royal Worship Space

2019-03-01

Furtwängler & Hammer, No. 286 - A Masterpiece Saved!!!
The grand organ in the Kaiserdom, Königslutter, Germany, was built by the firm of Furtwängler & Hammer as No. 2...

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Proudly Presenting: The Patron Feature

2015-04-17

We are proud to present the Patron feature! 

What Is This Feature? The patron feature was designed in order to provide a destination for entrepreneurial Hauptwerk users to send suppor...

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The Stahlhuth / Jann organ of St. Martin’s Church at Dudelange, Luxembourg

2018-05-02

The famous Stahlhuth / Jann organ of St. Martin's Church in Dudelange is a successful blending of several different national styles.  In fact it is not only a combination of national diversity, b...

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Specific advice on playing an English cathedral work without the use of General Pistons - a COMPLETE How-to-Do!

2015-10-08

Editor's note: This article is a follow up to David's wonderful article "The Anglican Way of Setting Up and Using Pistons".The art of making swift changes in registration while playing seems to b...

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Heads Up LCD Displays for Hauptwerk

2015-09-21

This week, MIDIWorks (A.K.A. OrganWorks), is releasing their colour Hauptwerk LCD Heads Up Displays. Many are used to the 2-line 16 character screens, from MIDIBoutique, that have been the standard in...

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A noble Hill organ, twice orphaned, finds a new home!

2018-11-30

The proud organ, built by William Hill for St. Paul's Church-Burton-on-Trent almost 150 years ago, now stands commandingly in its new home in St. Afra's Church in Berlin.On the Sonus Paradis...

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Diagnosing Audio Distortion Symptoms

2015-05-20

 AAAAAAaaaagh!!!! What happened?!! Your Hauptwerk system sounds like a car radio between stations when you play it. It's crunchy. Scratchy, It stutters like an electronic dance music starlet...

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Edo Luynenburg - a splendid organist and a wonderful friend!

2015-07-10

One of my "duties" as a writer for The Barde  is to come up with someone to feature each month as Contributor of the Month.  While I welcome the chance to get to know more about our mem...

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