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  1. Oct 2006 Digest 157

    …Within the last several years, our musical accompaniment went from organ most weeks to organ once a month to organ only on the High Holidays to no more organ. Now most weeks feature a guitarist. A digital piano (sounding like an organ for only a few pieces) and a guitar are the musical instruments on the High Holidays.

    Some congregants have branded the retirement of the organ as distancing from the dignity and uplifting mood of a worship service and the increasing use of a guitar as too "camp-like" (their words). Others welcome the "church-like" (again, their words) organ's lack of use and like the contemporary musical approach…

    ~550 families


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