Has your church sold an old pipe organ
which required money for repair
which the church didn't have
and bought a new electronic substitute?
I feel sorry that your church
didn't raise enough funds required
for its keeping in the old place.
Maybe the organist didn't earn
enough trust of the congregation
when there was a chance.
Or maybe the congregation
were the wrong people
to earn trust from?
Whatever the case, not enough people cared.
Despite all those technical innovations
digital organ lacks a soul
and that's something you can't replace
no matter how megabytes
will go into it's memory for the sound of one pipe.
Try to treat it as pipe organ though:
Avoid artificial transposition
and do that transposing yourself.
Avoid using Manual Bass button
as your foot technique will slowly decay.
These skills will serve you well in the future
when you will have an opportunity
to play a real pipe organ somewhere else.
[Thanks to David]
Ausra's Harmony Exercise:
Diatonic Sequence in G Major: V6-I
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