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Aria: "Be Thou But Near"
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Toccata from Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
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Agincourt Carol
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Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
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Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565

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E. Power Biggs studied music at the Royal Academy of Music, emigrating to the U.S. in 1930 and becoming a citizen in 1937. He concertized widely, eventually broadcasting a weekly radio program from 1942-1958 on a classic Aeolian-Skinner organ from the Musch-Reisinger Museum at Harvard University. This program alone brought the sound of organ music, particularly that of the Baroque, to an unprecedented large audience. Biggs' inexhaustible energy as a performer was instrumental t... Read more

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