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How to use MLO in your Lodge or Chapter

  • Posted by mlo admin
  • On March 14, 2016
So How to use MLO in your Lodge or Chapter will be the focus of this post. It stands to reason that some have asked “how do I use it or what will I need.” I’ll try and address these questions and more in this post. First MLO is designed so you don’t need anything […]
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Some new MLO site features

  • Posted by mlo admin
  • On March 8, 2016
Rather than send out emails we’d prefer to just post the occasional update on Some new MLO site features added to the website. So what’s new this month? Well we have added some new MLO site features for the members of MLO. A few Followers button for members to interact and be notified when a followed […]
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Brother Mozart and The Magic Flute

  • Posted by Bill Arnold
  • On February 6, 2016

Brother Mozart and The Magic Flute.

Most Masons are aware that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was indeed a Freemason and Brother Mozart's, The...

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The Quartertone Piano

  • Posted by Bill Arnold
  • On February 1, 2016
Recently reported that the prestigious Sibelius Academy, Helsinki Finland has acquired a new Quartertone Piano. So what is this quarter-tone piano and who is Sibelius anyway? August Förster is a piano manufacturing company (also rendered “Foerster,” occasionally “Forster,” officially “August Förster GmbH Kunsthandwerklicher Flügel-und-Pianobau”) that currently has a staff of 40 employees and produces around […]
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Masonic Music of the AASR from Israel

  • Posted by Bill Arnold
  • On January 25, 2016
Masonic Music its always interesting when you come across something new. Freemasonry in Israel devoted an entire page and CD to the music of the AASR. The site’s page music-of-the-aasr-from-Israel is linked below. The site Freemasonry in Israel has a music section devoted to the AASR or Scottish Rite with musical selections for various degrees. […]
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The Lodge Organist – Internet Lodge

  • Posted by Bill Arnold
  • On January 21, 2016
Interesting article from The Lodge Organist Internet lodge: Masonic Music A Series of Articles by W.Bro Naunton Liles P.A.G.D.C. Organist 1999 – 2005 The purpose of music in Freemasonry is to add dignity, to provide a structure and atmosphere to the ceremony and to help everyone take part by singing the words of Odes. W.Bro […]
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Show us your Organ

  • Posted by Bill Arnold
  • On January 20, 2016
In admiring an Organ, there is always one bigger than yours. In this case the Wanamaker Organ, located in Philadelphia at the Macy’s City Center, formally Wanamaker’s Dept. Store. Is the largest Pipe Organ in the world. (The Boardwalk Hall Auditorium Organ has more pipes but fewer ranks and at least 80% of the pipes have […]
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Some pieces collected

  • Posted by Bill Arnold
  • On January 12, 2016
  Interesting things collected but not suitable for play in Lodge. As I have collected a few old records and even a few Victrola plates over the years I thought it would be interesting to include a few examples here. The first two were from an old 33 rpm vinyl album interestingly titled “Ritual Music for […]
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