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1. St. Jude's Anglican Church, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
3 manuals, 73 speaking stops, 24 audio channels
Donald Anderson, Organist

Play BackTrumpet Tune in A - David Johnson
Play BackA brief improvisation on the French Specification

2. St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Pittsburgh, PA
3 manuals, 45 speaking stops
These recordings were made while Don Anderson was testing the organ after voicing. The installation was completed November 9, 2010 amidst the noise of construction workers and painters who were finishing the major re-construction and decoration of this historic church in downtown Pittsburgh. Don played in a single 'take' despite wearing work boots!

Play BackPsalm 19 - Benedetto Marcello  Play BackWatch a slide-show with the music
Play BackAdagio - Mendelssohn

3. St. John's Anglican Church, Peterborough, Canada
Hybrid Organ: 4 manuals, 73 speaking stops (40 digital)

Phoenix has updated many pipe organs. This Casavant was originally built in 1956. A 4 manual Casavant console also from 1956 was totally rebuilt in our shop and added to this organ in 2007. Phoenix pipe drivers were also installed.

Play BackVoluntary - John Stanley
Play BackPraise, My Soul - arr. Eugene Hill
Play BackChoral Song - S.S. Wesley

4. Don Anderson gives an informal demonstration of the stops found on the Baroque specification of most Phoenix organs.

Play BackDemonstration and comments of PT 341 Specification 2

5. An Outstanding Organ in a Private Home near Washington, D.C.
3 manuals, 67 speaking stops
Darrell L. Ackmann, Organist, from his CD "Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding"

Play Back"On This Day Earth Shall Ring"
Play Back"Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella"

6. Phoenix Organ Model PT222 with Baroque Specification Selected
2 manuals, 22 speaking stops
Donald Anderson, Organist

Play BackJohann Pachelbel's Ciacona in F (full performance)

Excerpts from Johann Pachelbel's Ciacona in F:

Play Back8' Gedeckt
Play Back4' Spitzflote
Play Back8' and 4' Flutes
Play BackSesquialtera
Play Back8', 4', 2' Principals
Play BackPlenum - all flue stops of 8', 4', 2' plus Mixtures III and IV
Play BackReeds: 8' Oboe, 8' Trompete

7. St. Paul's Anglican Church, Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada
3 manuals, 46 speaking stops
Donald Anderson, Organist

Play BackExcerpt of J.S. Bach Chorale Prelude
Play BackPraise, My Soul, the King of Heaven
Play BackWhen I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Play BackExcerpt of Boellmann's Toccata using French Reeds

8. Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora, Ontario, Canada
3 manuals, 44 speaking stops
Aubrey Foy, Organist

Play BackExcerpt of a Chorale Fantasia by Karg-Elert