The soundtrack to our lives – organists’ Bowie tributes go viral

by Morwenna Brett David Bowie 1947-2016 As the RCO has said many times before, no other instrument seems quite able to embrace and sum up the public mood like the organ.  At moments of high emotion, whether personal or public, the organ speaks in a way few instruments can. The death of David Bowie on Sunday 10th January saddened fans world-wide.  Many people had loved and admired the man as musician and artist; his music the soundtrack to their formative years; his life an example of how personal identity can be successfully transformed many times over.  It…

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