Pyrotechnics at the King of Instruments

Organ music and culture at Cornell focus on four outstanding instruments, ranging from the 18th to the 20th centuries. At the heart of the collection is the Baroque organ in Anabel Taylor chapel completed in 2011. Recitals, lessons and classes take place throughout the semester here and on the Aeolian-Skinner organ (1940), an 18th-century Italian organ (1738) and a mid 18th-century style chamber organ (2003).

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Michael Plagerman plays Bach, Krebs and Buxtehude at Midday

Midday Music for Organ on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 presents Michael Plagerman, our newest member of the doctoral program in performance practice. For his debut recital at Cornell, Michael will play music by J. S. Bach (in an arrangement of a concerto by his young patron the music-obsessed, Vivaldi-loving Prince Johann Ernst of Saxe-Weimar), Bach’s most faithful student … Continue reading “Michael Plagerman plays Bach, Krebs and Buxtehude at Midday”

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