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VOGG commission

The VOGG is a foundation which provides training and support for organists in the Dutch Reformed Municipalities, and every year it publishes a volume of organ music based on Genevan psalm melodies. Each volume contains a range of music which can be played in services,

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Variaties over Psalm 75

Spiritoso Muziekuitgerverij has published Paul Ritchie\’s \’Variaties over Psalm 75\’ for organ. The book contains eight variations on the Genevan melody for Psalm 75, and is the fourth volume of psalm variations published by Spiritoso. As with the previous volumes, the cover features a beautiful

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Variaties over Psalm 65

Paul Ritchie has composed a new set of organ variations based on the Genevan psalm melody for Psalm 65. The music will be published by Spiritoso Muziekuitgeverij in Holland. Meanwhile, organist Leo Terlouw has uploaded his performance of \’Variaties over Psalm 65\’ to YouTube. The

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Come down O Love divine

Paul Ritchie\’s extended anthem based on Ralph Vaughan Williams\’ famous hymn tune \’Down Ampney\’ was featured during the NPU Hymn Festival in February 2019. A YouTube recording of the event, which took place in the music department of North Park University, Chicago, can be viewed

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YouTube recordings

Leo Terlouw has gathered together all of his YouTube recordings of music by Paul Ritchie onto a single page on his own website. This page can be found by clicking here. New recordings will be added from time to time, including a set of variations over

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New organ music

Spiritoso Muziekuitgeverij has published a new book containing three sets of organ variations by Paul Ritchie based on well-known hymn tunes. In \’Koraal en Variaties over Forty Days and Forty Nights\’ the six variations reflect the words of the hymn. \’Variaties over Bristol\’ are based

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Two new CDs have been added to the Recordings page. Rien Donkersloot\’s recording of \’Variaties over Psalm 146\’ is included on his CD of the Verschueren organ in the Lambertus Kerk, Wouw, in the Netherlands, and Alex Woodrow\’s second recording of \’Partita on Stuttgart\’ is

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