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OrganFax news brings you all the latest from the world of the organ and keyboard. From new product launches, to festivals and other exciting events. Please feel free to contact us with any news you would like featured on this page.

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Dirk's New Look Website!Dirk's New Look Website!

Wednesday 23rd September

Attention all Dirkjan Ranzijn fans! 

The Dutch master of the keys has recently launched a brand new website full of everything you could wish for.

To read more about the man and his music visit his website.

Exciting Publication For Wurlitzer Lovers!

Wednesday 23rd September

Folly Farm presents 'The Mighty Wurlitzer'!
 
A 52 page book about the history of the Gaumont/Granada Manchester Wurlitzer including some rare archive photographs and full specification of the organ is available directly from Folly Farm at £3.95 including P&P.

Produced for the opening concert with John Mann on 2nd May, a limited number of these books are still available.
 
Please send cheques made payable to Folly Farm-
Folly Farm
Begelly
Kilgetty
Pembrokeshire
SA68 0XE

A Busy Day At Rye!

Monday 14th September

The  16th Autumn series of theatre organ concerts at Rye presented by the Friends of Rye Wurlitzer starts with real vengeance not in the sinister sense -  simply, musically stunning.
 
Sunday September 27th sees not one but three events in under 12 hours.
 
Internationally acclaimed Mr Wurlitzer - Len Rawle returns to Rye to assist in all three performances.
 
For those who like to know the finer points of playing, theatre organ techniques and registrations can we suggest the small intimate Masterclass with Len from 8.30am to 10.00am.&n... Read more.

Tony's New Sheet Music Publication Tony's New Sheet Music Publication

Monday 14th September

Nuneaton organist and composer Tony Whittaker has just published his new light music/classical piece called HARLEQUIN WALTZ.

In a bright catchy rhythmic style, the A4 8-page piano score with added chord symbols (duration 5:20 mins)
can also be played on organ/keyboard.

Priced at £6.50 + £1.00 p&p (UK only) it is available from his website.

Wurlitzer Given A ReprieveWurlitzer Given A Reprieve

Monday 14th September

The combination of new faces on the Peterborough Theatre Organ Preservation Society (PTOPS) committee and sceduled work being put on hold regarding building at Peterborough Regional College has given a rare 1928 Wurlitzer theatre organ a new lease of life. We have good news as concert dates for the forthcoming season have just been announced.

The organ consists of two manual keyboards and six ranks of pipes providing a range of sound effects, as well as a phantom piano which looks as though it is being played by a ghost. It was originally housed in The Regent Cinema, Dudley, and cam... Read more.

New Phone Number For Chris PowellNew Phone Number For Chris Powell

Friday 11th September

After a recent house move, Chris has now had to change his telephone number. 

We therefore ask that all club secretaries adjust their records to include this change.

New number: 01530 274270

New address: 11 Didcott Way, Appleby Magna, Derbyshire, DE12 7AS.

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