SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Eugene Dong, an independent music producer (www.echoesofheaven.com), today announced that Keith Thompson’s pipe organ classic for Easter, “HymnProvisations” is available nationally and internationally through Apple iTunes(tm). In addition to the iTunes(tm) store in the USA, Thompson’s albums are now available in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Finland, Portugal, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Photo Caption: Pipe Organist Keith Thompson in recital.
“I am so thrilled that Apple will make Mr. Thompson’s springtime classic available to their shoppers in time for the Easter holiday,” said Eugene Dong, producer of “HymnProvisations.”
“The release of Keith Thompson’s collection of powerfully original improvisations on well known Easter hymns, shows that Apple understands that iTunes users are not limited to pop music lovers alone.”
In “HymnProvisations,” Thompson’s first Easter digital release, the acclaimed pipe organist celebrates the glory of the Easter Season on the king of instruments with “Christ The Lord is Risen Today,” “How Great Thou Art,” “Holy, Holy, Holy,” and the familiar and rousing “A Mighty Fortress is Our God.”
“These timeless favorites, as well as “Children of the Heavenly Father,” “O When Shall I See Jesus,” “O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go,” “This is My Father’s World,” “Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken,” “Far Away in the Depths” “Praise Him, Praise Him,” “Kumbaya,” and “Abide with Me,” combine to provide a joyous, inspiring and rejuvenating musical Easter celebration for listeners the world over,” said Eugene Dong.
Keith Thompson began playing the piano at the age of four and the organ at the age of seven. He played his first public concert at the age of 11 to an audience of 1500. Keith was one of the top four finalists in the prestigious International Concours d’Orgue, and the Grand Prix de Chartres, and has performed twice at the White House. He now performs regularly at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.
Echoesofheaven.com is a website maintained by Eugene Dong, in order to produce and promote the classical organ music of Keith Thompson. Links to the Apple iTunes(tm) store or to purchase CD’s are available on the site.
For more information please visit: www.echoesofheaven.com
iTunes(tm) is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
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