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                  Memorial Music Hall
        “Welcome to TourBus 2 where we visit the great organ in Methuen, Massachusetts. Wow, we certainly had a great time with this famous instrument – so much fascinating history and, what an organ case! In this DVD, join me as we walk inside the great organ and see the mammoth workings of this huge instrument. Then I sit and chat with Edward J. Sampson (President of the Board of Trustees of the Methuen Memorial Music Hall) as he unveils the history of this amazing instrument. This organ originally traveled in the 1850s by sea from Germany to the USA and was installed in the Boston Music Hall. It was the first concert hall organ in the USA. Then, learn what happens next to this precious treasure. Plus see me perform a concert on this instrument. This organ has a fairytale story – enjoy!”
Music performed on this program:
Gymnopedie No.1 – Erik Satie (3:24)
Toccata in Seven – John Rutter (1:32)
Mozart Changes - Zsolt Gardonyi  (4:35)
Riff Raff - Giles Swayne (13.38)
The Entertainer – Scott Joplin (2:49)

NTSC  Widescreen
1 hour 22 minutes

Produced by Kerry Bell
Hosted by Carol Williams
Theme Song composed by Carol Williams
Signature Cartoon by Sid Couchey

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Carol Williams
Concert Organist
Composer - Conductor
San Diego Civic Organist Emerita
Randolph College Organist - Organ Professor
Host of "TourBus" to the large & Small, Famous & Unique Pipe Organs of the World
Host of "On The Bench with Dr. Carol"
Artistic Director of The Virginia International Organ Festival