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PostHeaderIconThe new iPhone app is out!

Sep. 23, 2017

In case you haven't heard, you can take Organlive with you wherever you go with our mobile listening apps. Our first such app written for iOS was due for an update. That update has arrived and is in your App store now. Just click here to find our download the app.

The latest version includes the ability to tune in to Organlive, Positively Baroque, and the Organ Experience. You'll get full information on every track you hear as well. This app is compatible with the latest iOS versions and works on iPads as well.

And if you're an Android user, we have an app for you, too. It is also due for an update, and that will be coming next. Thanks for listening to Organlive and taking us with you wherever you go!

PostHeaderIconAnother 30 days of Organ Music

Aug. 31, 2017

Back in March we played 30 days of Organ Music where the broadcast of each day of the month was either sprinkled or slathered with music of a particular theme. Well, for September, we're doing it again. Every day we're going to steer Organlive's programming toward a particular composer, country, or region, kind of like how The Organ Experience works, although these will be 24 hour blocks, and they might not be solid blocks. Each day was chosen thanks to a birthday or death anniversary on the calendar, or, possibly just complete random chance. Here's what you can expect to hear this month:
1 European Organs
2 German Baroque
3 Italian Music
4 Bach and Widor
5 Organs of the British Isles
6 New additions
7 Organbuilders that start with C
8 Nicolas de Grigny
9 Edwin H. Lemare
10 Henry Purcell
11 Alfred Hollins
12 Nordic organs and music
13 French Organs
14 English Romantic
15 Organs in California
16 Organs of Massachusetts
17 Stuff we haven’t played in a while
18 Just Baroque
19 Spanish and Portuguese music and organs
20 Organbuilders that start with F
21 Gustav Holst
22 All French
23 German and Dutch organs
24 Anthems and Hymns
25 Belgians
26 Organbuilders that start with S
27 American Music
28 Organs of Canada
29 19th century music
30 Charles Villiers Stanford
Anytime we can't make a category work, we'll fall back to our usual weekly schedule, and of course, you'll be welcome to request anything you want from our library. We'll post each day on our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed to update you with the theme of the day.

PostHeaderIconProgram for the live broadcast

Jun. 17, 2017

This evening's live broadcast will begin around 6:55pm central time. There will be a blessing service prior to the music that we will carry part of. The program this evening is as follows:

Grand Choeur Dialogue - Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)
Arioso (Air on G String) from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D (BWV 1054) as transcribed and embellished by Frederick Hohman - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata in F major (BWV 540a) - Johann Sebastian Bach
Fugue in F minor (BWV 534b) - Johann Sebastian Bach
Pastorale, Op. 19 (from Six Pieces for Organ) - César Franck (1822-1890)
Final from Organ Symphony No. 2 in D, op. 13 - Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Ten minute intermission
Festive Trumpet Voluntary in E as embellished by Frederick Hohman - Jeremiah Clarke (c. 1674-1707)
Prelude and Choral Variations on the theme “Veni Creator,” Op. 4 performed with plainchant verses between the organ variations - Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Ave Maria as transcribed and embellished by Frederick Hohman - Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Tu es Petra (Thou Art the Rock) from Byzantine Sketches - Henri Mulet (1878-1967)

Specification of the organ

PostHeaderIconA video about our upcoming broadcast

Jun. 9, 2017

To get you ready for our upcoming live broadcast, here's a little video we made in Springfield, Illinois about the new organ:

PostHeaderIconPotential downtime on Wednesday

May. 30, 2017

The company that hosts the North American server and website will be undergoing some updates on Wednesday, May 31st between 7pm and 7am Central Time. This most likely means Organlive, Postively Baroque and The Organ Experience will all be offline for an undetermined amount of time. We will update as we have more information.

PostHeaderIconUpcoming Live Broadcast

May. 29, 2017

On June 17, 2017, we'll be broadcasting the dedication recital of the newly installed Reuter Organ in the Cathedral of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception in Springfield, Illinois. Dr. Frederick Hohman will be performing this recital. The concert starts at 7:00pm Central time (1:00 am London, 2:00 am Europe). Our broadcast will start a little before with a few words from the performer and the organ builders.

If you can't tune in to the live broadcast, we're planning a rebroadcast at 9:00am Central Time on Monday, June 19. Further details will be available here and on our Facebook page.

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