Jenny Setchell, Organ-Isms$24.95
With the facility of a seasoned journalist, Jenny Setchell gathers dozens of tales of the foibles and mishaps befalling the (supposedly) dignified members of the organ playing community. From tales of the mother of the bride, to the ciphering 32-foot bombarde, to the calcant who declared that “It takes 396 pumps for the Hallelujah Chorus, and I don’t care if you haven’t finished,” organists and enthusiasts will readily identify with the stories in this book of anecdotes. Over 120 individuals have contributed to an enjoyable romp. Read and laugh along at your pleasure.
Book, softbound 256 pages