Thursday, September 15, 2016

Despite popularity of praise bands, some area churches still investing in pipe organs

From Ohio-

If this doesn’t sum up the current state of organ music in church worship services, nothing does: An established church in Anderson Township is having a replacement organ built, in part using pipes donated from an organ that a new congregation in Covington had removed from an old church in order to make room for their band.

For centuries, the majestic sounds of the pipe organ filled Christian church services worldwide. In older, mainline Christian churches, the organ’s still a vital part of the worship service.

But in newer churches, where rock ’n’ roll music is played, the drum kit and guitar have taken its place.

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