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I'm trying to train myself to improvise music on the organ, a difficult skill, but often necessary. I do not know if there are any church organists reading anything on LiC, but if there is, they might be interested in some advice I got from the PianoWorld forums, given by an organist called Vectistim:

 

http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/1720401/Impro...

 

I think organists should support each other -- it can be a lonely occupation.

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Sorry to hear being an organist can be lonely because organists give so much pleasure to those who listen to their music.

Although I play organ at an Anglican Church, I sometimes fill in at a Unitarian Church when their organist is ill.

Last week the minister and I shared terrorist-jokes about organists:

 

1.

Vicar: What's the difference between an organist and a terrorist?

You can negotiate with a terrorist.

 

2.

Organist: What's the difference between a vicar and a terrorist?

The terrorist knows what he's doing.

 

(And I wonder why it's so lonely to be an organist (!))

David I am new here, and I am a self taught pianist and not an organist.  But I think I might be able to give a tiny amount of insight into why being an organist (or pianist) is lonely and that is because we "hear" things differently from others who are not so musically inclined.  Like an artist painting a picture "sees" things differently from those who are not so artisically inclined.  Does this make any sense?

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