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Organ Improvisations

I improvise a lot every Sunday, but I don't often look back and listen. These two improvisations came from Sunday, August 27, 2023, and I like them!


Audience art

Audience member Dan Sniezak created these images from yesterday's Art of Fugue performance!


Bach's Art of Fugue: WSKG interview

Harpsichordists Paul Cienniwa and Michael Bahmann perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Art of the Fugue in the Ballroom of the Phelps Mansion Museum on Sunday, April 3.  Paul Cienniwa joins us to talk about the mysteries of this unfinished work. Click

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Encounter: TV interview

Back in December, I interviewed with Rev. Jeff Kellam for Encounter, a local TV show put on the the Broome County Council of Churches. Jeff gave me much opportunity to talk about of the the COVID-related goings on at the…

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Telemann review in American Record Guide

American Record Guide
May/June 2019
Telemann: Violin Sonatas
Dorian Komanoff Bandy; Paul Cienniwa, hpsi
Whaling City 108--80 minutes

This is the second recording I have encountered of Telemann's unusual 1715 publication of sonatas for violin and harpsichord. The first was…

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Jubilate Youth Choir

One of the things that excited me about taking the position at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Delray Beach, FL was the opportunity to create a youth music program from scratch. There was nothing in place! Now at the end…

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Bach Cantata 111 in Delray Beach

My Chancel Choir at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Delray Beach, FL sang an excellent service of Choral Evensong on March 3. Included in that service was Bach's Cantata 111. 

Telemann CD reviewed in The Diapason

March 2019 * Larry Palmer

Telemann Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord

Totally unfamiliar music by the most prolific baroque composer Georg Friedrich Telemann (1681-1767) fills a recent compact disc featuring violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa (Whaling City…

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