Reflections of a fledgling organist, aged eighty

The RCO Summer Course 2015 - attended by Peter Woodward, fledgling organist   Peter Woodward came to organ playing late in life.  It was unexpected, but his involvement with the instrument and its music has been transforming.  Here's the story in his own words. My wife Mary Woodward died 7 years ago.  Way back in the early 1990s I had a funeral to take and there was no one to play the organ.  I asked Mary to play.  She replied "I am a pianist, not an organist" but she did play, and then, wanting to find…

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