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Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921 : France) Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung Ensemble: Orchestra of the Bastille Soloists: Michael Matthes Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4358542

Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921 : France) Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra Soloists: Olivier Latry Record label: Ondine Catalogue ID: ODE 10945

Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937 : France) Soloists: Peter Hurford Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMFW 100

Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937 : France) Soloists: Stephen Cleobury Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 4600212

Charles Marie Widor (1844-1937 : France) Soloists: William McVicker Record label: SONY BMG Catalogue ID: 82876 787042

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The world's largest pipe organ.

Hear the epic sound of a 33,112-pipe organ in Atlantic City – the world’s largest musical instrument

Anna Lapwood conducts the Leeds Lieder festival

Who is Anna Lapwood? The trailblazing organist and conductor’s age, biography and performances

Bach in the Berliner Dom

Organist’s thundering Bach ‘Toccata’ played in Berlin Cathedral is a terrifying experience

6 of the creepiest sounding instruments, ranked

6 of the creepiest sounding instruments, ranked

In a dark cave, the Great Stalacpipe Organ plays haunting Moonlight Sonata

Immense stalacpipe organ plays out haunting Beethoven ‘Moonlight’ Sonata in a dark cave

Jonathan Scott on the organ of The Bridgewater Hall

Vivaldi’s ‘Summer Storm’ played on a mighty organ is a thunderous whirlwind of sound.

Imposing organ rendition of Wagner’s ‘Ride of the Valkyries’ will get your heart racing

Imposing organ rendition of Wagner’s ‘Ride of the Valkyries’ will get your heart racing

Royal Albert Hall organ

Mighty Royal Albert Hall organ roars ‘It’s Coming Home’ ahead of England football match

Dobson Pipe Organ Builders

Tragedy as important organ-building workshop is engulfed in flames

Bach on a fire organ

Someone built an organ that shoots out massive flames as you play Bach

Church organist plays utterly spine-chilling version of ‘The Exorcist’ main theme

Church organist plays utterly spine-chilling version of ‘The Exorcist’ main theme

Salisbury Cathedral becomes a vaccination centre

Beautiful organ music at Salisbury Cathedral’s COVID-19 vaccination centre is now an album

This little terraced house seems ordinary outside. But has an enormous musical surprise…

This little terraced house seems ordinary outside. But has an enormous musical surprise…

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‘Musicians need to be able to make mistakes. Now they live online forever’ – organist Anna Lapwood

‘Young musicians need to be able to make mistakes. Now they live online forever’ – organist Anna Lapwood

Organist Anna Lapwood plays along with on-hold music

An organist was put on hold for 70 minutes, so she played along with the hold music.

Fire devastates beloved Brussels concert hall, organ suffers ‘significant damage’

Fire devastates beloved Brussels concert hall, organ suffers ‘significant damage’