Tag Archive: organ

The German Chapel

One summer, when I was in college, I worked in Frankfurt, Germany. Before heading back to college, a friend and I took a motorcycle trip to the German border to do some climbing in mountains that are the border between Germany and Austria. It rained almost the entire time we traveled, and we spent most …

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Bach and Organ Music

When I was a kid I loved organ music, especially Bach, especially when I leaned that he frequently wrote “AMDG” (“Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam”—”to the greater glory of God”), at the end of his compositions. When I was in prep school I somehow managed to get forcibly auditioned for the glee club and chapel choir, …

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