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Pipedreams takes us to Buckfast Abbey on Sun 4/21 @ 8pm

This magnificent instrument – the largest in the South West of England – was the first built in the United Kingdom by the renowned Italian organ builder Fratelli Ruffatti.

Man in black jacket and checked shirt sits on the organ bench; four organ manuals and dozens of stops are visible

4/7 Magic at the Museum Revel in the sounds of the unique Skinner pipe organ in Cincinnati’s art deco Union Depot.

4/14 Console Comrades To alleviate the insular aspect of the usual organ practice session, our players have invited some interesting friends to join them.

4/21 Bounteous Beauty from Buckfast Following the installation of a new pipe organ several years ago, the musical traditions of Buckfast Abbey have been richly documented.

4/28 Head Strong Magical and mysterious creations born in-the-moment creations by organists who improvise!
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