Category Archives: England

A beautiful “new” organ in Tokyo 〜 イギリス製パイプオルガン@東京の本郷中央教会

Today I went to see a nineteenth-century English pipe organ that was recently installed in Tokyo’s Hongo Chuo Church.  It is a charming instrument typical of the period, with painted pipes and a luxurious selection of 8′ stops.  It fits … Continue reading

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Hello Tokyo! 〜 ハロー、東京!

The story of my trip to England was not meant to be a cliff hanger. My poor readers are undoubtedly going without sleep, arguing with their friends and neighbors as to whether I took up residence in the UK, or … Continue reading

Posted in Choral ~ 聖歌隊関係, Church music ~ 教会音楽, England, Photography ~写真 | 6 Comments

Winchester 〜 ウィンチェスターへ行って来ました

March 11 My “the wife” and I took a day trip from London to Winchester to visit the cathedral today. Before breakfast I had a quick walk in Hyde Park near our London Hotel to see the dawn (photo left). … Continue reading

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Organists’ Guild Tour, days 7-9 〜 オルガニスト・ギルドイギリスツアー、7〜9日目

March 8 (日本語は数日以内に追加します) Two words describe this day. Walking and organs. We began walking at 8:15 am and finished at 5 pm, having covering quite a bit of central London. Our guide for the day was Jonathan Bunney, organist and … Continue reading

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Organist’s Guild England tour, day 6 〜 オルガニスト・ギルドイギリスツアー、6日目

March 7 (日本語は明日追加します) Today was an extremely interesting and productive day for students and teachers of the organists' guild. The students were divided into two groups of seven for a full day of lessons in two London churches. Anne Marsden … Continue reading

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