Category Archives: England

Organ Guild tour, days 4-5 〜 オルガニスト・ギルドイギリスツアー、4〜5日目

March 5 I'm afraid that if I write too much about the day the Rikkyo choir members will be resentful. Today, day 4 of the organists' Guild England tour, was a free day. The Rikkyo choir, of course, only had … Continue reading

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Organ Guild tour, day 3 〜 オルガニスト・ギルドイギリスツアー、3日目

March 4 The Rikkyo Univeristy Organists’ Guild students had a full day today. I have to admit that my “the wife” and allowed ourselves a slow morning, only joining the program from the afternoon. By doing so, we had time … Continue reading

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Organ Guild tour, day 2 〜 オルガニスト・ギルドイギリスツアー、2日目

March 3. Greetings from sunny, but chilly, Oxford. The members of the Rikkyo University Organists’ Guild had a full day of lessons and organ viewing. My friend from graduate school days, Katharine Pardee, is director of music at Wadham College … Continue reading

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Tour 2 begins 〜 イギリスツアー、その2

March 2 (日本語は今晩追加します) This afternoon the Rikkyo University Organists' Guild arrived at Heathrow. Their teacher, Yuko Sakiyama, and I were on hand to meet them. We have traveled to Oxford, where their program begins tomorrow. I had a free morning … Continue reading

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A free day = a palace visit 〜 自由日=宮殿見学

March 1 The choir students left this morning at 7:00 am (see yesterday's post), and I had a full day to spend in any way I pleased. Yuko Sakiyama and I (who are staying on for the next student tour … Continue reading

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