Organ news & features

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Listen to the 1926 instrument used to soundtrack silent films: the American Fotoplayer

Church organ playing Hans Zimmer’s epic ‘Interstellar’ theme makes our world feel tiny

Church organ playing Hans Zimmer’s epic ‘Interstellar’ theme makes our world feel tiny

Organ at Burchardi Church

John Cage chord change: what’s the story behind ‘As Slow As Possible’?

Grieg played on the organ at Müpa Budapest is terrifying

Budapest’s mighty organ ringing out ‘Hall of the Mountain King’ is a terrifying sound

'Nimrod' on Asia's largest pipe organ

Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’ played on Asia’s largest pipe organ is a life-affirming musical experience

This cover of Hans Zimmer's 'Interstellar' is hauntingly mesmerising

Hans Zimmer’s ‘Interstellar’ theme, performed on a terrifyingly eerie crystal organ

Baby Shark, but by two organists

‘Baby Shark’, but it’s played by two organists in Washington Cathedral

1693 Schnitger Organ

You can now play a majestic 17th-century Baroque organ (from your laptop)

Beverley Palin with a 100-year-old trench organ

This 100-year-old organ was played in the trenches of the First World War

Glass harp Bach toccata

We are completely mesmerised by Bach’s Toccata and Fugue on wine glasses

Blackpool Tower Phil Kelsall

Watch the amazing organist of the Wurlitzer Organ of Blackpool Tower Ballroom in action

metallica for organ and drums

Now we’ve seen everything: Metallica for church organ and drums

Ivan Dukhnych

One man plays an exceptionally beautiful Bach duet on violin AND organ

Organ stock photo

The 10 worst things about playing the organ

tiny pipe organ made of paper and cardboard

This tiny pipe organ is made ONLY from paper and cardboard

musician every day tips

10 extremely simple things musicians can do every day to make life a little easier

Flight of the Bumblebee organ pedals

This organist plays The Flight of the Bumblebee WITH HIS FEET

star wars organ improvisation

Somehow, this organist improvised a Christmas carol into the Star Wars theme (and it’s magnificent)