Category Archives: Peter Hallock

Shades of Carl

I’ve just returned home from attending the 42nd Annual Advent Procession at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, and a number of people came up to me to say that they had remembrances of Carl Crosier tonight. It was not only … Continue reading

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11,022 steps in Philadelphia

It’s the day before the start of the Organ Historical Society in Philadelphia and I decided to play tourist before the onslaught of organ recitals. It only took me 11,022 steps to do a one-day tour! High up on my … Continue reading

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Come, holy spirit

Tomorrow, May 15, is the Feast of the Pentecost, and I was so glad to read that the Men’s Schola will be performing Peter Hallock’s “Come holy spirit” for Evensong at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, 5:30 pm. Did you know that … Continue reading

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On This Day

For those of you who are Facebook users, you probably have seen the “On This Day” feature which is meant to spark nostalgia by highlighting content you posted to the site in years past. It pops up in your news feed … Continue reading

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Discovering Hallock anew

Last night I had dinner with Michael Kleinschmidt and Marc Aubertin, who are in Hawaii on vacation. You may recall that the first time I wrote about them was in my post “A break from Bach,” in which I recounted their visit to our … Continue reading

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Jonathan Dimmock, concert organist

Next week I’ll be hosting organist Jonathan Dimmock who will be here from San Francisco to play the organ part of the Duruflé Requiem performance on November 1st. Jonathan, along with Dana Marsh (who was in Hawaii recently to conduct the Early … Continue reading

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Desperately. Seeking. Organists!

Even though the use of the organ in some churches is passé, there still seems to be a need for organists in others. And it seems that organists are on their way of going the way of the dodo bird, … Continue reading

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Chamber music, anyone?

Anyone want to play chamber music with me? As some of you saw on my Facebook page, I now have TWO harpsichords and one pipe organ in my apartment, and I was so fortunate that my houseguest, Jason Anderson was … Continue reading

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Buried treasure

In my last post, I mentioned my houseguest, Jason Anderson, the second director of the Seattle Compline Choir. You may recall from a previous post that Jason wrote his doctoral dissertation on the life and works of composer Peter Hallock and became his … Continue reading

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Occupational hazard?!

You may remember from my recent post, “A mighty fortress,” that I was startled to learn about Bach’s exhumation in the 1950s, when his body was moved from St. John’s Cemetery in Leipzig to St. Thomas Church, in front of the … Continue reading

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