30 July 2014

Celebrating Malta’s historic pipe organs

Times of Malta 13/07/2014: Much of Malta’s rich heritage can be found in the island’s churches. The visible treasures seen by the visitor include the paintings and the fabric of the building, but one aspect is usually only given a cursory glance which, like an iceberg, is 90 per cent hidden – the organ.

This is usually perceived in the form of ornate casework high above the observer. The beauty of this instrument only comes alive when it is played and, unfortunately, we do not always have the opportunity to appreciate this aspect of its beauty...read more.