Learning during lockdown : 11 back to the pedalboard

The pedalboard of the Kenneth Tickell organ at St Barnabas, Dulwich, London, venue for RCO examinations As of last week, organists within the Church of England were allowed access to church buildings again, for organ practice, under new government guidance.*  So we hope it's not too optimistic to focus this week on pedalling technique, for organists who may be moving back to a pedalboard for the first time in several months.  We've advice on how to start playing again, and we look at pedals-only music and pedals-only performances, from the sternly classical to the frankly show-off. …

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